The Art of Facilitation with Anne Bailey


A 3 Day Workshop

Friday 19 June 6pm – 8pm 
Sundays 21 June & 28 June 9.30am – 4.30pm

Please note the dates above will apply if we are at Alert Level 2.

This 3 day workshop on The Art of Facilitation is being offered at a special price on Waiheke Island for people who work wiith groups in the workplace, with community organisations or other areas of their life. It is particularly suitable for those new to leading people or managing teams, trainers and anyone who is looking to extend their existing leadership skill set to include collaborative ways of working.

“Effective group facilitation is an artful dance requiring rigorous discipline. The role of the facilitator offers an opportunity to dance with life on the edge of a sword – to be present aware – to be with and for people in a way that cuts through to what enhances and fulfils life. A facilitator is a peaceful warrior.” – The Art of Facilitation

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Course Details

  • Do you currently work with groups or plan to do so in the future?
  • Does every event with your group produce what is really required?
  • Is the best of yourself and others present at meetings you participate in?

Working with groups is both a science and an art. Guiding groups to achieve ambitious goals requires clarity along with presence and ease. International facilitator, educator and author, Anne Bailey, will guide you through the process of effectively facilitating groups and meetings.

Content Includes:

  • Creating the foundations for effective facilitation
  • Presence
  • Powerful speaking and listening
  • Managing participation rates
  • Whole personhood
  • Being alive and creative with the groups’ energy
  • Generating aligned purpose and a potent culture
  • Managing effective interventions – when, why, & how
  • A learning laboratory
  • Peer feedback

Join us for this workshop where you will learn and practice the essential skills, attitudes and abilities to facilitate any group!


The Learning Centre, Artworks
2 Korora Road
Waiheke Island
Auckland 1081
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Phone: 09 372 9868



An international facilitator, educator and author, Anne is in business as a facilitator, educator and coach. Anne’s work focuses on raising awareness and building each person’s knowledge and appreciation of their unique wisdom and abilities. Anne facilitates conferences, meetings, and change processes with businesses and organisations including strategic planning, envisioning futures, culture change, team building, evaluation and conflict resolution. She also coaches, supervises and mentors individuals on personal and professional development. Her company, Co-operacy, has a mission to to create new and co-operative ways for people to work together. Anne has co-authored four internationally published books on teamwork, facilitation and organisation development –  ‘The Zen of Groups – a Handbook for People Meeting with a Purpose’, ‘The Art of Facilitation’, ‘Co-operacy – A New Way of Being at Work’ and ‘The Essence of Facilitation’

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