Creatrix (creative curriculum)


2021, 2012 School for Tibetan Buddhist Art, Amsterdam
Drawing ‘Thangka White Tara’ and ‘Thangka Shamata’ under the guidance of Carmen Mensink

2020, 2019, 2018, 2016 Wageningen
Masterclasses Botanical drawing ‘Bulbs and Tubers’, ‘Branches and Buds’, ‘White Flowers’ and ‘Green bean’
4-day courses under the guidance of Jenny Post

2019 Laudius, Venlo
Year course Western Calligraphy, beautiful material written by Sabine Zimmer (D)

2017 Botanical drawing guided by Eline de Jong
Blueberries De Bessentuin, Brucht
Yellow tulip, Tuinen Mien Ruys, Dedemsvaart

2016 Hortus Alkmaar
Getting acquainted with botanical drawing (cabbage leaf in graphite), under the guidance of Margriet Honingh

Various courses in drawing and painting.

1982-1988 Bouwens van der Boye College, Panningen
Drawing lessons and Art History, part of school-leaving exams, VWO.


2021,2020 Oxford Center for Hindu Studies, Oxford
Women in Hinduism, under the guidance of Jessica Frasier
Weekend Retreat ‘From Me to We’, Zoë Slatoff & Daniel Simpson.

2020-2019 Oxford Center for Hindu Studies, Oxford
Sanskrit, level 1 to 3, under the guidance of Zoë Slatoff

2020 Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu.
The Tibetan Alphabet given by Constance Kassor.

2014-2018 Saswitha Training for Yoga and Philosophy, Bilthoven
Yoga teacher training, Semi-annual training Ayurvedic Principles, Semi-annual training Ayurvedic Massage,
3 workshops Yoga for Vata, Pitta, Kapha, Mariëlle Glorie

2013, 2012 Shamatha and Vipashyana in the Tradition of the Great Perfection, given by B. Alan Wallace
Eight week retreat, Phuket, Thailand
Material/Focus: shamatha & vipashyana using The Sharp Vajra of Conscious Awareness Tantra by Dudjom Lingpa. June, 8-15 2012, Holy Isle, Scotland

2011 – 2012 Renée Brabers, Houten
Semi-annual training ‘Vedic cooking’, under the guidance of Renée Brabers

2012-2001 Nyingma Centrum Amsterdam
Retreats, courses and classes Kum Nye (Intensive) and Meditation, based on the works of Tarthang Tulku.

Until 2013 I followed various courses in the field of THEATER, DANCE & VOICE


2022-2004 PPP, SADDM, GZM Passion & Perspective, Utrecht
Bi-weekly intervision ‘Entrepreneurship in Art’ with Ellen van de Gruiter
Training Guided grant applications by Carla Custers.

Various trainings in the field of Happy Artpreneurship.