We teach playful tools for deep connection.
"Authentic Relating uses exercises, or games, to teach the skills necessary to quickly create deep, meaningful human connection."
5 AR Games to Play With Friends
How it works
Conversations often default to the lowest common denominator of connection — the weather, the weekend, or what you ate for lunch. A little bit of structure can turn a mundane encounter into something magical.
Authentic Relating Games have 3 core elements:
Someone who keeps things on track.
Games are played with two or more people.
Example: "If you really knew me, you would know..."
We can help you...
Play and Lead AR Games
The Games Manual (version 8)
Authentic Relating Games are a collection of 150+ extensively tested, masterfully facilitated experiences that bring players the joy and skills of interpersonal connection.
Learn More About the Games Manual
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The COnnect Platform
Master your communication skills in our online community of authentic relators. Members can attend 15-25 AR and Circling events per week.Join Our Online Community
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Authentic Life Course
Transform your relationships with the ALC. This highly experiential course helps you integrate the many skills of Authentic Relating into your everyday life.Join the September 2022 Cohort
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Authentic Facilitator Course
Become the leader we want to follow in this 15-week online facilitation academy. You will learn to design, facilitate, and grow transformational events in this highly experiential course.
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What our students are saying:
"I discovered how important authentic human connection was to my soul. People I had just met provided profound reflections that revealed blind spots I had buried long ago. And I felt so energized by each day I had trouble sleeping at night."
– Nevin McConnel
"What I experienced this weekend is something I’ve been looking for my entire life. It’s helping me to facilitate communications that I didn’t think were possible, and it’s let me look inward and realize that a lot of the interpersonal interactions I have had with people have been entirely in my head."
– Christian Jakubowicz