deepens your self-understanding, no matter where you are on your path in life. Her intention is to work with the whole person and move to the source of what is most alive to come alive. She challenges and supports your inner growth through the Cycle of Learning
Each year, Katrien is guiding and mentoring a handful of young change makers who are living examples of our regenerative future. Our intention is to build a 'living" network of embodied co-creators. The leaders will become part of Open Up's Circle of Friends.
Deep listening is one of the cornerstones of our practice at Open Up. A transformative approach in self-exploration and conscious form of inquiry and dialogue. It harnesses an intelligence to open and gather wisdom through the expansion of perception of the interrelationality of life.
We offer curated Breathwork experiences and Open Up processes to inspire humans to have courageous explorations, conversations and learnings to expand consciousness in service of our individual and collective growth. We engage with-in purpose driven networks and communities who are Being the change.
The Breathwork Group Series is a five-week group journey and process which offers thegroundwork for real transformation. with breathwork and inquiry at the core in a powerful mix of psychological practices to begin Worlding the Now. The 11th version and edition of Series is staring November 9, 2022 in Amsterdam.
We inspire organizations, teams and leaders to benefit from the power of their own breath and access new insights, build connection and find new motivations for a wiser & weller culture.
Open Up is developing inner work programs for refugees in Africa since 2020. The program focusses on empowering humans in places that are made ill. We steward through the salient, in uncharted territory, unfollowing epistemological authority, to build spaces for mutual learning experiences. A passion project for radical regeneration in a supported participatory space, making human possible. A non-profit project, founded by Katrien Franken.
We are on the cusp of a new era of understanding breathwork as therapy. This is an Open Up initiative, aiming to bridge breathwork and psychotherapy as a new method for healing anxiety and depression. We work with team of researchers who volunteered to be part of this, and the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam.