October 16 - 18,  2020


Count Me In!

It's not failure that stops us, but fear.

Fear of looking stupid. Of losing an opportunity. Of self-judgment and shame.

To create what we want in life, we need safe spaces to fail fast, be held while in it, and know exactly what we did wrong. 

We need experiences of failing while being as true to ourselves as possible, so that when we try, it's from our whole heart and soul.

Want to experience that? Over the past many years of leading evolutionary communities, I’ve developed a training process that will help you tune into your personal skills and intuition (your "superpowers"), read what a group needs, fail fast and iterate, and lead from authenticity. Our 500+ graduates have taken the social technology of Authentic Relating – empathic, vulnerable communication and ways to create that – into areas from therapy sessions to executive teams, children’s classrooms to the Coast Guard

Whatever you're leading - groups, life, friendships - come play, come try, come fail. Come practice being the person you've always wanted to be, in a community that wants exactly who you are.


What is the ALT?

"One of the deepest and most connective experiences of my life."
Julian Rosenberg, Austin

"An enchanting and powerful growth experience."
Diana Brickell, Boulder
"Beautiful insight about myself, tons of ideas for workshops and new approaches with my clients, a lightness and new depth of freedom in my experiences."
Megan Morrison, DC
"A perfect balance of challenging discomfort and space to shine."
Sophie Davis, Boston

What You'll Learn:

How, when and why to express yourself in leadership
Co-creating and enrolling people in your vision
Communicating so that others feel heard
Planning powerful experiences
Leading from the moment
The ART of Leadership: Authentic, Responsive, and Transparent


Research Benefits of the Authentic Leadership Training


DATE – October 16-18
TIME – Friday 3-10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

LEADERSHIP -  Sara Ness and Jonathan Van Matre

LOCATION - Austin, TX  - Venue TBD

All times are approximate. This training will be immersion-style, so participants are invited to sleep over at our venue, and all meals will be provided with the exception of a potluck on Friday night

  or 3 monthly payments of $285


Ready to join us?


 Included in the cost are:

Written materials on all main teaching pieces

Manuals on creating Authentic Games Nights, interactions, and community

Two months free membership to our COnnect online platform for Authentic Relating and Circling practice

Inclusion into the worldwide Authentic Relating facilitator community

$200 off Sara's Coached Authentic Life Course (when available)**

** This is an extra bonus for those who have not taken Sara's online course.  We cannot discount the ALT if you have already taken the ALC.
Sara is a creator and facilitator, founder of a thousands-strong learning community in Austin, Texas and instigator of many other groups worldwide. She is passionate about exposing the joy of human connection and exploring our creative potential through relationship. She has coached more than 500 leaders in sectors ranging from education to the Coast Guard on the art of empathetic leadership, and is Founder, Whole-Holder and Chief Instigator at Authentic Revolution.
Jonathan is a leader, facilitator, coach, and entrepreneur who specializes in facilitating human growth and connection. He is the founding president of Connect Humanity, a non-profit devoted to fostering connection, compassion and empathy.  He also offers 1-to-1 and group coaching programs through Jonathan Van Matre Insight Coaching, the experimental connection platform Connection Everyday, re-parenting workshops with Coming Home To Love, and a new approach to men’s work as a co-founder of Whole Heart Brotherhood.

Jonathan seeks to create a better world by creating spaces where each of us can find the support and courage to step into our fullest potential.

I've been attending workshops literally for 30+ years and I think this was among the most organized and well structured that I've experienced.

I love your transparency, willingness to give us you all you've got, and the fresh dynamic that you bring together as a team.

Can't wait for the advanced course. I'm all in!

- Sheri Kay, Asheville


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