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Empowered Leadership 
                                  for a 
Regenerative Culture that sustains life

How to be human in the world at this time?

Kalapa offers programs and training in inner sustainability and leadership, in collaboration with several partners and institutions. Through an exploration of our empathic relationship to the world and to nature, we find new ways of living and working with the challenges of our time, working towards a regenerative culture.


Join us for one of the upcoming events below! Note: the event will take place in the language in which it is described, either in Dutch or English.

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Ecosystem Restoration & Regenerative Culture Training

9 - 16 sep 2022 - SPAIN

10 - 17 sept 2021 - SPAIN

In this course we learn about hands-on landscape restoration at Ecosystem Restoration Camp Altiplano in southern Spain, and explore the cultural dimension of sustainability: what is needed to  accomplish an integral shift in the way we perceive and interact with food production, landscape and nature. 


Organic Business Leadership Academy

 okt-nov 2022

okt - nov 2021

De OBLA staat voor leiderschap in en van de biologische landbouw. Het geeft actoren in de biologische landbouw handvatten om het verhaal van de biologische landbouw uit te dragen met passie, moed en visie. Met Ronald van Marlen en Konrad Hauptfleisch. 


Duurzaam Leiderschap  in de Landbouw

winter '22-23

okt - nov 2021

De klimaatcrisis is een crisis van ongekende omvang en moet behandeld worden als een noodtoestand. De aarde heeft koorts en het voortbestaan van de mensheid en ecosystemen is in gevaar. Het is hoog tijd dat de biologische landbouw haar rol als leider op zich neemt. Maar hoe doen we dat? Hoe blijven we zelf gezond en geïnspireerd in ons streven naar een duurzame wereld? In 4 dagen gaan we dit samen ontdekken


Academie voor Landschap - serie Landschapspijn

okt - dec 2022

okt - dec 2021

sept - okt 2020

Deze serie voor landschapsprofessionals door WLO en NVTL i.s.m. Staatsbosbeheer gaat over het verdwijnen of veranderen van het landschap zoals we dat kennen. Hoe gaan we om met het verlies van waarden, voor onszelf, voor bewoners, bezoekers en anderen?  Met gast-sprekers Matthijs Schouten, Ronald van Marlen, Maike van Stiphout  en Jori Wolf.


iWeek: Exploring Regenerative Culture for Sustainability

3 -9 July 2022 - Wageningen

yearly event since 2018

An in-depth full week immersion with st. Otherwise Wageningen to reflect on living and working in this time on the planet, and to re-discover connections to self, the other and nature for sustainable living and leadership. Join us for a glorious week of discovery in the forest of Wageningen, exploring practices for a regenerative culture!


Empowered Leadership in Uncertain Times

Winter 2023

Spring 2022

Series of 4 workshops for students at Breda University of Applied Sciences: How to empower your leadership in times of uncertainty? How do you deal with your emotions around global issues, and how to tune in to  enduring motivation and passion for change?


Nature Guides st. Otherwise

winter 2020-2021 - PODCAST NEW: guided Deep Time Walk

st. Otherwise Wageningen invites you for a guided walk in nature. Immerse yourself in an investigation of your sense of belonging to this earth and the nature around you. With exercises you can do out in nature and inspiration read by st. Otherwise colleagues and friends. Click for part 1 and part 2 of the series.

Click here for the guided Deep Time Walk 


Klimaaturgentie: Bio-boeren tussen hoop en wanhoop

12 januari 2022 - ONLINE

20 & 22 januari 2021 - ONLINE

De klimaatcrisis is een crisis van ongekende omvang en moet behandeld worden als een noodtoestand. Het is hoog tijd dat de biologische landbouw haar rol als leider op zich neemt. Maar hoe doen we dat? Bekijk hier de opname van 2022 en hier het gesprek tussen Ronald van Marlen en Lian Kasper tijdens de BioKennisweek 2021


Inner Sustainability Events and Practice

march-june 2022

march-june 2021

april-may 2020 (online)

Otherwise Wageningen is organising a series of events around inner sustainability, connection to nature and dealing with urgent threats to climate and ecosystems. The series contains talks, exchange and embodied practice. Keep yourself updated on new events through our facebook page on inner sustainability or subscribe for the newsletter.


Regenerative Culture Training

februari-april 2021 - ONLINE

nov-dec 2020 - ONLINE

This course focuses on re-connection to ourself, to people and nature, while learning about land restoration and putting it into practice. By focusing on Regenerative Culture, the training emphasizes that a transition towards landscape regeneration is not solely a technical pursuit, but requires an integral shift in the way we perceive and interact with landscape and nature. 

Truth Mandala: carrying our pain for the world

On Demand

Do you worry about the state of the world? Have you ever wondered how to stay sane amidst global challenges? This 3-hour workshop allows you to look at your own feelings around global issues and how you can use these feelings to empower your care and love for the world.

On Demand

Walk through the natural history of the earth. Discover the evolutionary path of life. Experience how we are more intimately connected to this planet and all its life than we may have imagined. This walk allows for a fundamental shift of your perception as a human being on this planet, raising questions about responsibility, care and kinship.

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