Personal Stories

Inés García Rodríguez
BioTechnologist, PhD Candidate

By far the number one lesson learned: To master a great voice you need to dig inside yourself and grow your self-awareness.

Masterclass ‘the power of your voice’ for PhD candidates. Originally a LIVE masterclass was planned but due to Covid-19 we...

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Ben Valks
Initiator Black Jaguar Foundation

I am happy we could take part in the online retreat with almost our entire team, located in various countries. I felt we were united.

The meditation was new for me and I thought that this would be nothing for me, but now after giving...

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Francisco Martes Porto Macedo
Climate Finance Consultant, OECD – OCDE

The sessions in the morning just after waking up and the lectures from well-being experts are what I valued a lot of this online retreat.

Thanks to Covid-19 we designed an online retreat to reset, re-balance and re-energize. No pre-produced videos but live stream experiences...

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Jaap Spaans
Yoga Teacher, Photographer

This retreat was a path of spiritual growth and happiness for me.

“This week has been a spiritual journey for me. Ingrid has guided us in seven steps to re-balance our seven...

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Christel van Rooij
Entrepreneur, Store Concepts

I continued on my path of transformation with my second the-power-of-time-off retreat.

  This is my second the-power-of-time-off-retreat. I wanted to continue the transformation I’d started last year during the retreat I...

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Criss Ashwell
Legal Assistant, Singer of Bluegrass Music

Retreat. A perfect word for this experience. I am happy to share with you the poem that reflects how I experienced Rewild Yourself.

I honestly don’t think it could have been any better. We were blessed with the best weather anyone could hope...

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Bernard Warnars
Entrepreneur, Warnars Art Dealers

While meditating in nature along the river or sitting on a rim of a glen, you can’t escape the stillness clearing your mind.

About 4 years ago for the first time in my life I booked a retreat. “Have you ever been on...

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Debbie van Leeuwen – Schweers
Communication Expert, Yoga Teacher

Not stopping time, but turning it on. Not stepping out, but stepping into the world. Where you finally have time to just be you.

For years I had a dream, although neatly tucked away; to go, see and be in Scotland. Maybe the looming...

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Inez van Oord
Writer and Publisher, Humanize

This leadership retreat in wild nature is a complete internal reset.

Theme: Rewild Yourself. Location: in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Attendees: from Abu Dhabi, Alabama, Amsterdam, Berlin and more....

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Sander Fokker
Audit Director, RSM

Now I have a toolbox with techniques and knowledge I can deal with pain and feel more at ease and happy in my own body.

I got in touch with Ingrid as someone advised me to take some private yoga & coaching sessions with her....

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Musette Govers – Binnendijk
Team- and Project Assistant YouthCare NL

This leadership retreat in nature is a full package experience to elevate your life!

Theme: In Seven steps to Stillness. Location: On the foot of rolling sand dunes and long, undulating beaches in Morocco,...

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Wouter Scheepens
Partner Steward Redqueen, Adj. prof. TIAS School for Business & Society

When working in my business there is always a high pressure to deliver the best results. I wanted to reflect on my work in the years to come.

This the inspirational personal story of Wouter Scheepens, Entrepreneur | Adjunct Professor | Board member | Author When I first talked...

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Camila Rocha
Junior Strategic Planner Siegenthaler & Co

This retreat has guided me towards the person I want to become.

Attendees arrived from Scandinavia, Colombia, the Benelux and Germany. The ‘the power of time off’ retreat was rated a 9...

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Fabiana Marrani
Freelance Journalist and Social Media Specialist

I found myself in the rolling hills of Sabina.

There are moments in life where the fastness and harshness of a busy schedule keeps you distant from appreciating days...

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Ellen van Beemen – Gerretsen
Chief HR Officer

I came home fully recharged, bursting of energy and looking forward to new adventures!

Imagine: uninterrupted night’s rest, being woken up by the birds’ whistle and the day’s first sunrays entering your room, and...

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Musette Govers – Binnendijk
Team- and Project Assistant YouthCare NL

You are being seen and valued. I could be completely my authentic self.

At a beautiful location in the Sabina Hills, near Rome, I was able to enjoy a week-long retreat program provided...

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Patricia Appeldoorn
Regional adviser Cooperation Palliative Care The Netherlands (PZNL)

I know again what it feels like to experience inner-peace.

I had booked a the power of time off retreat because I felt intensely tired and because I allowed myself...

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Berendineke Steenbergen
Auditor Netherlands Quality Agency Higher Education

Experience and training are noticeable!

We charge our phones daily. Then it is not surprising why I decided to make time and pay attention for...

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