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At a Glance

17-04-2018 / 22-04-2018
From € 775 to € 1.175

  • 5 nights accommodation in Shared, Single, Double, Premium Rooms or Hermitages
  • Full board - vegetarian meals
  • Fruits, Teas and filtered water
  • Free use of Body Care Center facilities: sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, indoor heated swimming pool
  • All workshops and sessions as written in the program

Not included:
  • Flights to/from Malpensa International Airport
  • Transfers to/from Mandali Retreat Centre
  • Massage and Therapies at the Body Care Center 

Your Teachers

Freek Dam
Freek Dam
It has been my passion and hearts desire to support people in growth and awareness training since I graduated from my psychology study.
One guideline has proven to be very valuable in all those years: Let it be. Can we be aware and accept what we really experience?

Being authentic and genuine means that you embrace everything that you encounter in your life. Without shutting off or loosing yourself in what we go through.
Allow the meeting between everything what we seem to be and what we really are.

In the last thirty years I have done a lot of training and guiding of different groups in very different circumstances. Most of them with a lot of pleasure, humor and passion.
Retreats for yoga and meditation, the designing and training of leaderships courses in business and industry.

Voice Dialogue training in Scandinavia and non-violent communication and anti-aggression training in the waste processing of local community’s.
Training on haptonomic basis with horses to deepen personal functioning in company jobs. Training of police deputies on obstacle courses to increase their skills in the directing of their teams.
Pushing hands exercises from the Tai Chi Shuang for management/board in car business companies and organization setups for Greenpeace.
Voice work in small theater groups and coaching by walking in nature for people with burnout.

My spiritual work emerges in The White Tower Training where Chi Gong, breath work, yoga en energetic work come together.
I consider myself lucky to be able to guide people in their search for fundamental freedom and authentic happiness.

I am really looking forward for the great opportunity to give the Breath Intensive Retreat again, together with my daughter Fenneke in the beautiful Mandali Retreat Center by Lago D’Orta.
A place where we invite you to strengthen the bond with your  nature.

For more information about my work:

What it is

Freek Dam and his daughter Fenneke Dam are offering a 5-day Breath Intensive Retreat.
All the participants are invited to come into deep contact with themselves during this retreat.
With the aid of your own breath you will be able to find the connection with yourself again, and make an amazing inspiring, inner journey.

During this retreat we will use the breath and energy work to make more space for everything that lives within us and has restricted and limited us from the past. In order to reach authentic freedom, happiness and inspiration we need truly to relax in the present, in fact it’s the first and most fundamental step on our spiritual journey.

By conscious breathing, you will easily and directly gain access to all that lies in the shadow of your awareness. In different breathing sessions we will give you the opportunity to strengthen this living connection and to make a fundamental process of transformation and become aware of your true authentic self.

Awareness and breath are the two basic pillars of the process. They are supported by other techniques such as: yoga with pranayama techniques, Chi Gong, holistic pulsing and breath meditation.

Change and transformation doesn’t happen by itself. It requires bravery, commitment and determination. If you really take responsibility for your own happiness, anything is possible.

During the 5-day program we will be using different awareness exercises that can be easily adapted to your daily life.
The program also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sauna, Jacuzzi and lovely walks in the surrounding countryside.

The morning program will consist of yoga, a short meditation with pranayama and a group breath work session. In the afternoon there will be a group breath work session with Chi Gong and body awareness exercises.
In the evening program, a combined session where pranayama, breath meditation and Chi Gong will play an important role.

Depending on what is required in the moment there may be sound sessions, silence, sauna, water breath sessions, holistic pulsing and process oriented body work in the program.

Freek Dam is a very experienced spiritual guide and trainer, his daughter Fenneke has a lot of experience as a yoga teacher and is a breath coach. They both are living and working in the Netherlands and really look forward to guide you on your path to self realization.


Suggested Program

Tuesday 17 April
14.00 - 18.30 Arrival and check-in
19.00 - 20.00  Dinner
20.30 - 22.00 Introduction and first breathing exercises Bedtime

Wednesday 18 to Saturday 21 April
07.30 - 08.30  Yoga and Meditation 
08.30 - 09.30  Breakfast
10.00 - 12.00  Intensive Breathing
12.00 - 13.00  Free time
13.00 - 14.00  Lunch
14.30 - 16.30  Intensive Breathing and Chi gong
16.30 - 19.00  Sauna, Individual breathing session or Free time
19.00 - 20.00  Dinner
20.30 - 21.30  Chi gong, Holistic pulsing, Pranayama, Breathing Meditation
22.00               Bedtime

Sunday 22 April
07.30 - 08.30  Yoga and Meditation
08.30 - 09.30  Breakfast
10.00 - 12.30  Easy Breathing and Retreat Closing
13.00 - 14.00   Lunch
14.00 Departure

Easy Breathing and closing retreat Lunch
Group is leaving Mandali


We believe it is essential to take time for
yourself in a Sacred place