Personal and Group Dynamics Retreat in Czech Countryside

 How to develop the potential of my group?

Are you looking to run your team or organisation in a better way?
You don’t know where to start, don’t have time to address it or feel alone with these questions?

Trans Europe Halles trainings aim to help our community perform better. If you are a group leader, a manager or someone who is eager to improve their team structure, then join us for a week in the Czech countryside.

We will discover that great teams are made of a unique blend of individuals aware of their potentials and talents and practices that help people collaborate & create efficiently.

In the peaceful Czech countryside, we’ll take advantage of the inspiring surroundings to slow down in our daily rhythm, discover more about ourselves and discover new ways to work in teams and with teams. Together with like-minded people from the cultural sector, we’ll address the real-case scenarios based on your experiences. Join us in this unique opportunity to meet peers facing the same challenges and develop new perspectives collectively in a supportive environment.

KEY takeaways from the training

• You’ll know more about yourself, your unique potentials
• You’ll work on your posture as an actual or future leader
• You’ll understand how to run a team/ organisation in a participative way
• You’ll learn to stay calm and present in the face of change
• You’ll discover how to balance your mind and body for better decisions
• You’ll better understand your reactive patterns
• You’ll discover great tools to improve cooperation
• You’ll increase your inner power


Co-development, co-creation methodologies, and collective intelligence
Postural work: “Find the leader in you, work on your posture”
Discovering your inner drivers with the Enneagram and your talents with Gallup’s strengths finder.
Applied improvisation tools
NVC _ Non Violent Communication

Exploring Prague Cultural Scene 

The participants of the workshop will get a chance to visit Studio ALTA, a multicultural space and a creative hub focused on contemporary dance. The venue also has theatre, ateliers, workshop rooms, shared offices and community café – “Living Room”. The centre is a renowned venue in the Prague cultural scene and boasts a courageous and progressive programme that challenges socials norms and prejudices.

A visit to Studio ALTA is a great opportunity to meet local cultural managers, get inspired and network.

Why should you attend?

The workshop strives to reach within and explore your needs and experiences. Learning is based on co-creation with the help of others. We’ll blend moments of sharing, learning and experiencing involving our minds and body. We’ll use the surrounding nature as a guide and support on our leadership journey. It is a week to open yourself to new perspectives.

“It gave me opportunity to meet with myself and gave me deep insight in me and group dynamics and feeling of connectivity”


Practical information

Dates: 1-5 July 2019
Location: Vlastějovice (Countryside in Czech Republic)
Venue: Alta Air Camp

Accommodation is quite simple in small summer cabins with duvets. Two showers with hot water, dry toilets, and WiFi. Delicious breakfasts, lunches and dines will be served daily, and if needed a food shop is three km away. 

Pick up at Studio ALTA – Prague: Monday, 1 July 2019
Return to Prague: Friday, 5 July 2019

This workshop has limited capacity: 16 participants max.

Join us

To discover your inner leader
To learn how to apply leadership on a daily basis
To refine your leadership style 
To learn how to deal with the challenges you face in your organisation
To be confident and present in challenging situations

Who should attend?

If you are a team leader, a manager or someone willing to improve the daily work of your team, feel welcome to join us in June.

Admission fees

  • TEH Members & Associate  400 €
  • TEH Members & Associate from Visegrad and the Balkans  330 €
  • Non-members from outside Visegrad or the Balkans  600 €
  • Non-members from Visegrad and the Balkans  450 €

The fee includes:

  • Workshop registration
  • Accommodation at Alta Air Camp for 5 nights
  • Lunches, dinners and healthy snacks during the whole programme
  • Aftermath individual coaching session
  • Tools for leadership
  • Daily sessions of embodied practices by Lucia Kasiarova
  • Follow-up materials
  • Transfer to the camp and back to Prague


Michaela Puchalková

Communication and improvisation trainer, counselor, coach & facilitator. Michaela works with individuals and groups from the non-profit community and business organisations. She founded the first improvisation group in Czech Republic (2000) and she is renowned in the field of applied theatre improvisation. She is contributing to the international projects (Artistic Director in the European project OUR LIVES, etc.) with her visions and passion for the creation of the safe space during the workshops.

Quentin de Pret 

With his European business administration master in the pocket, Quentin had the opportunity to work in Thailand and India where he developed broad knowledge in the fields of sustainability, social business models and personal development. He is active within different organisations around societal changes and personal growth.

Michel Quéré

Besides being the Capacity Building Director for Trans Europe Halles, Michel is a professional coach and strategic consultant for creative projects, with rich intercultural background and expertise in professional networking. He is affiliated to the International Coaching Federation, certified facilitator for Point of Value and trained to enhance the collective intelligence of groups of people.


Lucia Kašiarová

Lucia Kašiarová is a Slovak artist based in Prague who is active in various branches of the performing arts. She is the co-creator of a number of projects and works with artists in the Czech Republic and abroad. Since 2007, she has been the director of the ALT@RT project and of Studio ALTA, a creative space that under her leadership has established itself as an open professional platform devoted to showcasing the contemporary performing arts. She is the director HYBAJ HO! – festival of Slovak contemporary dance in Prague – and a fan of improvisation and change.


If you have questions or need help with your registration, contact Michel Quéré.

Personal and Group Leadership Workshop in Vlastějovice is a part of the project Factories of Imagination, which is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

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