International Retreat Center (Netherlands)
Venwoude stands for the conscious development and practical application of one’s personal power and qualities, committed to and in tune with the greater whole that we are all part of. Through its great variety of retreats, trainings and workshops, Venwoude challenges you to tap into the greater potential within yourself and express it in your life. Venwoude also offers you a stimulating and supportive environment to develop your personal vision and put it to the test in daily practice. Ever evolving, Venwoude keeps in touch with many centres, initiatives, movements, teachers and other sources of inspiration. As inspiration for Venwoude and as connection to our foreign relations Venwoude offers, workshops and retreats from international teachers.
Venwoude has much affinity to the ideas of visionary, evolutionary thinkers and teachers such as Ken Wilber, Marc Gafni, Ervin Laszlo , Barbara Marx Hubbard and many others. Many Venwoude delegations have visited fellow communities such as Auroville in India, Damanhur in Italy and Findhorn in Scotland. enwoude is a beautiful Retreat Center where people come together to participate and enjoy Workshops, Retreats or Trainings. It is a place to learn and exchange, to breathe and experience, to nourish and rest, to relax and meditate. Venwoude is situated on an Dutch estate of 40 acres. The beautiful nature and the dedication of the residents and employees have created an atmosphere which is beneficial for growth and transformation processes and for contemplation and deepening.