Wellspring Academy

20th Anniversary

Wellspring Academy was founded in 2002 by Aernoudt Knecht, and the retreat and training center opened in 2012.

We offer facilitator trainings and masterclasses on:

Contemporary Shamanism
Trance Dance
Ceremonial Darkness
Soul Retrieval
Intercultural Spirituality
Check out: www.trance-dance.net
Wellspring Academy 20th Anniversary

Trance Dance
Facilitator Training

  • Module 1: DANCER
  • Module 2: FACILITATOR
  • Master Modules:
Senior Teacher:

Aernoudt Knecht MSc
Psychologist, Coach, Teacher

Wellspring Academy - Aernoudt Knecht
Aernoudt has a Master degree in Psychology (Radboud University Nijmegen), and has specialized in the psychology of culture and religion. He was taught over many years by various teachers, and is also a musician, trance dance facilitator and trainer. Aernoudt has more than 20 years of experience in coaching and teaching, and in facilitatng trance dance rituals, and is senior lecturer for all the workshops, retreats and trainings Wellspring Academy organises.

If you are willing to be an authentic expression of life, apart from a clear vision and a powerful intention, surrendering to whatever unfolds, is essential. Breath, music, movement, trance … are portals to an infinite source of inspiration and creativity. The void in the darkness is an ocean of endless possibilities!