One-day seminar and four-day training on

Transformative Mediation

by Joseph P. Folger, Ph.D.

March 2012, Portorož, Slovenia



The seminar and the training are organized in Grand Hotel Bernardin in Portorož.

There, where the Gulf of Triest as an organic part of the Adriatic Sea reaches at its most to the heart of Europe, lies the Slovenian Coast and Portorož. Imagine a Mediterranean climate, pine trees, pastel coloured houses, wine cellars, olive trees and a luxury health resorts. Portorož boasts with excellent accommodation and superb wellness facilities, delicious and diverse cuisine, and a unique thermal and wellness service. If you love relaxation, cover yourself in curative mud from the salt pans, right by the sea and close to all lively activities. Portorož has successfully merged the natural healing qualities of this littoral destination, the Mediterranean climate and the tradition of the salt pans of Sečovlje together with the wisdom from the Far East.
With it’s exquisite hotels and spas it embodies all the best qualities of a genuine Mediterranean nature, unequalled charm and enchanting temperament. Its hospitality is woven out of its undivided attention to details and its guests’ needs, kindness, spontaneity and creativity.
From as long as the 13th century, Portorož has been known as a health resort. Historical sources report on how the Benedictine monks, from the monastery of St. Lawrence, used to heal rheumatism, obesity and dropsy with sea water and brine.
You will have an excellent opportunity to relax in nature, explore and get to know local customs and meet people. You can join the programs which provide an active experience of the place and its surroundings. Weather you chose trips to Slovenian Istria, olive picking, wine road including visits to wine cellars and taste exquisite cuisine, bird-watching in the saltpans, where more than 200 rare bird species have been observed, walks along the coast, visit to coastal fishing towns of Koper and Izola, walks through the mysterious streets of Piran, trip to Venice, playing golf in Savudrija, Lipica or Trieste, attending cultural events, concerts and performances or enjoy lively night life, Casinos and parties, you will have an amazing opportunity to combine the privilege of working with the founding father of Transformative mediation and relax and enjoy the Mediterranean at it’s best at the same time.
You can read more about Slovenian Mediteranean coast and Portorož at the link below:

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RAKMO Institute is member of

European Mediation
Network Initiative

Association of Mediation Organisations of  Slovenija - Medios
European Association for Transformative Mediation UIA - Word Forum of Mediation Centers

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