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Longer programmes and retreats

We offer a number of in-person retreats, plus a range of foundational and advanced seminars drawing on, or developing, the practice and philosophy of Conversations on the Edge of Silence and Generative dialogue, both for individuals and for groups.


Time for you to take time out? Enjoy one of our deeply transformational customized 5- and 10- day guided retreats. Also 5- and 10- day group retreats, all featuring Conversations on the Edge of Silence and Generative Dialogue.

Foundation Programmes

To become familiar with the fundamentals of the Conversations on the Edge of Silence approach – try one of our 4-day foundation programmes – for professionals and beginners.

Advanced Programmes

To master the Conversations on the Edge of Silence approach, try our 14-day Art of Re•Patterning programme, or our complementary constellation of four-day advanced programmes.

Programmes for Facilitating Generative Dialogue in Groups

Consider, too, our advanced options for bringing Conversations on the Edge of Silence to groups and organizations. Bring out the best in groups of people through Generative Dialogue. Of interest to managers, leaders, coaches, and consultants. 

Upcoming Programmes

You may join one of our scheduled events, from short presentations to longer programmes, both introductory and advanced, whether at Nirarta, in other parts of the world, or online.

Summer Webinar, Part Three: Working with the Pattern that Connects

In this workshop, we consider how three facets of the ‘pattern that connects’ – being, becoming, and love – can be invisibly present in our work with people, allowing what was unexpressed to emerge in a ‘flow’ where past and future, you and I, meet in an unfolding present.
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The Art of Re•Patterning

Learn the Art of Re•Patterning, explore the Dynamics of Deep Transformation in the helping relationship – for practising and aspiring coaches, counsellors, therapists, committed to helping others change, learn, and grow profoundly.
Location: Pamporovo, Smolyan, Rodopi Mountains, Bulgaria
Date: 14-31 August 2020
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