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short videos from trainings, projects, initiatives - “the language of Connection”, experiential work for adults – «unity singing & movement in the circle» for children & adults - Youth Exchange, Valdepielagos, Spain, June-July 2019 - «eutopia: action with harp, guitar, narration - peace food/nutrition & consumption, holistic health, Connection, healing of the planet» - Dr Will Tuttle in Greece (5-10 October 2018) & World Peace Diet global movement – "percussions unite!" Experiential workshops with school and other groups of children – "experiential Truce" workshops for kids & adults – performative poetry “diagonal unity” – «the bicycle of love», experiential workshop for kids & group art work - participation in the "Food for Thought" documentary

C u r r e n t   i n i t i a t i v e s

"Experiential Understanding of the Idea of Truce"

 The programme has been running since the end of 2012 and has invited facilitators and educators of children's groups in the age of primary education as well as teachers of primary education to receive tools, methodology and inspiration for the application of the idea and practice of Truce in everyday life, within the school communities, camps and other children's groups, at home, at the workplace, during workshops and seminars etc.

Core values: Constructive dialogue, conflict management, sincere/honest connection, peaceful interaction, win-win solutions, social/interpersonal skills, self-awareness


 Colorful Vacations for Children and Adults

Serenity, Creation & Hope
Elpidohori, Argolida, 28.06.2013-06.07.2013

This year that the conditions have changed for most people, let us see everything from its positive side.
If you believe that family holiday is not possible, maybe you should reconsider.

Bring along your children, grand-children, nephews and nieces, adult friends of yours and ... your smile!

Elpidohori is waiting for you!

More details you may find here.


the  s p i r a l , holistic education, human values, lifelong learning is a non-profit organisation, addressing various age and social groups and prioritising workshops and initiatives on human values, conflict management and peace interactions, the Connection Language, Art & Environment, volunteerism, community spirit and solidarity consciousness, current social issues, as well as community-based and public art projects, all in collaboration with public bodies, organisations, foundations, art spaces, rehabilitation centres, schools, teachers/educators, autonomous groups, NGOs in Greece and abroad.
Among its goals is the planning and launching of innovative programmes for every age, vehicle of which is Creativity, Collaboration, Self-Awareness and Human Values in Education.

”the  s p i r a l , holistic education” draws methodology and inspiration from Holistic Education, Experiential Learning, Global Human Values in Education, Peace & Global Education, self-knowledge/empowerment workshops, the Connection Language.

Collaborators: organisations and schools with Human Values in Education programmes, ASHA, CEIPES, Peliti seeds bank community, Peace Food Diet global network, Plato's Academy Cooperative Café, social collectivities, cultural and art spaces.

Partner of the Charter for Compassion International community, member of the Global Network of Schools for Compassion and of the Greek and international network of Anna Lindh Foundation for the promotion of intercultural dialogue, programmes and actions for: education, youth, culture, social solidarity, in the wider Mediterranean basin.
Creativity, teamwork and involvement of the totality of the human being (body, mind, emotion, spirit, knowledge, experience, memory, etc.) occupy strong presence in the organisation’s initiatives; thus, Arts and group dynamics activities take up protagonist role.

Fields of action:
- Initiatives and creativity programmes on Human Values in Education (HVE), Peace Education (PE) and Global Education (GE) within primary & secondary schools and educational organisations, the content of which is guided by the curriculum of the class for the specific period in the school year
- Workshops based on Art & Environment bridged approaches, community art and public art, often in cooperation with schools, municipalities, environmental and/or social bodies, non-profit organisations, sensitive social groups
- Visual Arts programmes in museums, art galleries, cultural spaces, artists’ studios for/with children, adults, families
- Educating educators, facilitators, teachers on experiential learning, HVE, GE, the Language of Connection, conflict management, body language, inventiveness, self-awareness and holistic approaches in the educational practice for children and adults 
- Launching Art & Environment festivals for every age and walk of life, cultivating partnerships among schools, neighbourhoods, NGOs, companies, etc.
- HVE (Human Values in Education) Workshops with autonomous groups of pupils, students, adults on universal human values
- Experiential workshops tailored to sensitive and other social groups towards personal empowerment and self-awareness through bodywork, narration, art & dance therapy, music/sounds, playfulness/games, cooperative/collective actions, group dynamics exercises/tools, etc.
- Cooperation with organisations and non-profit bodies abroad on contemporary issues, human rights, global human values and personal empowerment towards self-knowledge, active citizenship, creativity, volunteerism, the value of Collaboration, Contribution & Unity (intrinsic, social), solidarity initiatives, peace food, permaculture in everyday life, the Connection Language & peace interactions, self-sufficient communities.


The s p i r a l has obtained its current legal state since 2009.

Its members work together since 2003. Their fruitful cooperation laid the way to the foundation of the non-profit organisation.


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