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Event Details

SOLworld Summer Retreat

Time: August 16, 2010 at 5pm to August 21, 2010 at 11am
Location: Fontana Passugg
City/Town: Passugg-Araschgen near Chur, Switzeland
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Event Type: summer, retreat, sf, gathering, learning, space
Organized By: group of 6: Anton, Björn, Eva, Jesper, Kati, Liselotte
Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2010

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Event Description

Dear participants of the Summer Retreat
This coming weekend we'll visit the venue and make some preparations to welcome you. If you have any questions please let us know:

“Retreating” means being away from our usual environment and taking the time and space to become immersed in what is important to us at that very moment. As SF practitioners we would like to indulge in different things during our retreat... we imagine some moments of study, some time for professional exchange and practice, but also time for connection, time to be curious about the others, time for personal reflections and professional development. The range of activities will vary from uplifting group activities over buddy coaching sessions to moments of silence or outdoor games.

Self organising will happen naturally when we share what is keeping us (all participants) busy, what we most long and need to do in order to relax or revive our mind and body that day.

* share what it really means for us to be “present” for our clients,
* explore how we (mis)understand the goal and the miracle,
* think about how SF will evolve in the future
* go into the mountains with a buddy-coach,
* tape a coaching conversation and micro-analyse it,
* jump in the hot springs and free our minds
* indulge in a conversation about “how to be brief in organisations”
* watch a therapy movie with Insoo or Steve in it and have a useful conversation about it
* share some real fun team activity or trainers’ practice
* participate in reflective teams,
* allow new ideas to pop up in a guided SF visualisation,
* or .... just enjoy a healing massage?

This and much more will be possible in Fontana Passugg... As you can see, the retreat will be highly practical. We will all benefit from the experiences of skilled participants and be able to bring in our questions and discoveries.

We are 6 enthusiastic SOL world members and we have been dreaming of a real SF summer retreat... with other SF enthusiasts!

Practical details
4 days intense work on SF topics in a smaller group (20-35 people)
Costs: €600 (incl. accommodation, food, transportation from Chur to Fontana Passugg, program costs)
Flight to Zürich Airport, continue with the train to Chur
Pick up service at Railway station in Chur.

This event is fully booked. You can register on our waiting list

We are looking forward meeting you there
Anton, Björn, Eva, Jesper, Kati, Liselotte
with specific questions you can reach us by mail:

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Comment by Katalin Hankovszky on August 22, 2010 at 14:09
wow, I read again what we thought might emerge during the week - so much out of it did, and LOTs of things more!! WOW
Comment by Carin Mussmann on August 21, 2010 at 17:24
Thank you lovely people for having such a good time with you. I won't forget about it the next weeks. Enjoy wherever you are going back to. Does it worK?

Comment by Alan Kay on August 20, 2010 at 11:49
Summer retreat pictures
Comment by Stephanie von Bidder on August 20, 2010 at 10:41
Sitting in Fontana Passugg not only having a red nose from last nights wine but from the hot sunshine outside.
We saw a great wish come true. Bert got a song by five beautiful and sexy SOLists with special star Ursina!
We had blindfolded dances with strangers, heard a mutipersonal professor give a speak on Micoanalysis, very inspiring. Two tigers ( A&B Anton and Björn) were on the loose enchanting us with their guitars.Oh and there was this beautiful and crakling massage Peter gave to a BRITISH girl! And we had a fantastic accordeontour through Switzerland!
These are some sparkling moments of the SOLsummercabaret all heated and sizzling! Greets from the mountains! Stephanie
Comment by Anton Stellamans on August 19, 2010 at 9:30
What is going on today at the Sol Summer Retreat:
9 am: opening with Jesper: highlights of yesterday + open space
9.40 am: Alan Kay: SF Applications beyond theory
10.40 am: Anton Stellamans: Microanalysis software intro: ELAN
11 am: Monica Strickler: Coaching walk with camp fire
11 am: Eniko: SF & Flow
2 pm: Improvisation workshop for the SOL Cabaret
4.30 pm: Eva Persson: SF Video: I want to want to. Steve de Shazer
4.30 pm: Paul Z Jackson & Anton Stellamans: Mind your language: Remaining at the surface
5.30 pm: Kati Hankovszky; Microanalysis
9 pm: Sol Summer Cabaret with Paul Z!
Comment by Jesper H Christiansen on August 14, 2010 at 10:12
Hi Svea,
Thank you! - You can do us all at the retreat a favor by asking questions after this week and remind us of sharing our insights with you and the community. Forget the grindstone and dress up in curiosity - help us not to forget to share.
Comment by Svea van der Hoorn on August 13, 2010 at 7:09
Hi. Just surfed across your event notices and comments and am significantly miserable that I will not be participating - SIGH. And, delighted to imagine you all interacting, chattering and enjoying while expanding solution-focused brief thought and practice (amongst other things no doubt :-) Look forward to reading and hearing about your experiences. Best wishes from a back to the grindstone Svea
Comment by Jesper H Christiansen on June 6, 2010 at 19:36
Just arrived back home from Bündnerland - a check of the Fontana Passugg and area for the summer retreat. Mail will be coming soon to participants (and a small movie this week). In the meantime enjoy this picture :-)

Comment by Anton Stellamans on May 4, 2010 at 19:08
Nice video Jesper!
Comment by Jesper H Christiansen on May 3, 2010 at 19:54

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