ART Level 3 Leadership Course

Friesland, Netherlands

March 27 - April 2, 2019

New Eden Retreat Center
New Eden is property located in the Heart of Friesland, Netherlands, and is surrounded by 50 acres of beautiful forest and nature. It is completely private and is gloriously free from noise and distractions. New Eden takes great care to provide an inspirational, peaceful, comfortable and ecologically friendly environment. Whether you're lounging by the fire or the pond, meditating in the forest or the zen room, resting in your room or a hammock outside, their intention is to help bring your heart & soul deep rejuvenation and wellbeing. Enjoy the fresh creativity of a relaxed and inspired space, collaborate and co-create with cutting edge technology in beautiful nature, and enjoy the comforts of gezellig!


New Eden delights in introducing the joy of beautiful vegetarian food made with love and local organic ingredients – with the intention to fuel your body and soul! Take a walk in the forest, lay in the grass, sit by the pond, enjoy a hammock in the shade or listen to the birds. Bring your camera and your binoculars – you won't have to travel far to see the beautiful birds that call this place home. Storks, hawks, chickadees, woodpeckers and more. If you want to get out for an adventure, grab a bike and take to the beautiful forest trails. You'll even find hidden lakes along the way! This IS an Oasis and we can’t wait to journey with you!


Included in the cost

of the program:

  • ART Level 3 Leadership Course

  • Welcome day before the course

  • Integration day after the course

  • Gorgeous accommodations, lounges and gardens

  • Home-made meals made daily

  • A group of amazing humans to journey with!


Ongoing Leadership Course Benefits

Group Calls

As part of the Leadership Training Program, we will be conducting group calls both before and after the course to support participants in maximizing the learning available during the course, and to address real-world incidents and situations as they arise. 

Participant Connections

All graduating participants of the Leadership Training Program will be added to our closed group page on Facebook. We are also looking to our LTP graduates to be collaborators and partners in helping us bring Authentic Relating far and wide, and expanding our network of practitioners worldwide.

Course Leader Track

ART is rapidly growing and we are always seeking qualified Course Leaders, and anticipate identifying candidates for future course leadership from the pool of LTP graduates. For those graduates who may be interested in pursuing a track towards course leadership, this is the course for you.


Course fee:

EARLY BIRD ~ (through February 28)

Shared room: €1,775 ($2,030 USD)

Private room: €1,950 ($2,230 USD)

FULL PRICE ~ (beginning March 1)

Shared room: €1,875 ($2,150 USD) 

Private room: €2,050 ($2,350 USD)  

Five percent of all ART Level 1, 2 and 3 course profits are donated to Authentic Relating International, ART International’s sister organization and 501(c)3 nonprofit, bringing authentic relating training to jails, prisons and schools.

Application Process

Please note that acceptance into the Leadership Course is by application only, and at this time, is open solely to graduates of our Level 1 course. (Here's more information on our Level 1 and Level 2 courses.)

Submit your application now for 2019 Level 3 Leadership courses!

Schedule an Exploratory Call with an ART Facilitator

If you aren’t quite sure that you’re ready to apply or you just have some questions and want to learn a little more about the program, this is a great place to start!

Fill out this short form to express interest in the program and one of our course leaders will be in touch with you soon, Together, you can explore whether this program is a good fit for you. We look forward to connecting with you!

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