Establish new ways of looking, thinking and being.

Master new skills, attitudes and behaviours.

Acquire insight through our curated masterclasses that build transferable skills to serve you and your organisation a lifetime.

The Yurt Academy prepares and empowers the whole person for a future of agility and resilience in the face of a changing world.

We want people to feed their curiosity, to unleash their creativity, and to feel connected to themselves and the world around them.

Learn with the Yurt Academy

Individuals

Discover ideas worth exploring, skills worth building. We offer an ever-expanding array of subjects to help you and your team members discover new passions, learn new skills, and develop an intrinsic desire for mastery, insight and adventure.

For me

Small Teams

The present and future requires ongoing collaborative learning, cross sector thinking, and collective approaches to leadership. All of our masterclasses are interactive, face to face, and designed to create great opportunity for collaborative learning and team connection.

For my team

Organisations

Promoting organisations with heart and head leadership at every level. Our masterclasses are designed to strengthen positive organisational culture, to encourage curiosity, compassion and courage, and to build an ecosystem approach to strategy.

For business
Interview Series

Co-Directors Alexandra Pearson and Bridget Rooth in Conversation

Bridget asks Alex: What are the roots of The Yurt Academy? Alex: I returned to the UK four years ago...

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Interview Series

Cultural Intelligence – Learning from Mongolian Nomadic Wisdom – Interview with Saranzaya Manalsuren

You came to the UK from your hometown in rural Mongolia. Can you tell us a little about that decision? ...

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Interview Series

“I view play as engaging openly, curiously and spontaneously with the world” – Interview with Play specialist Diane Marks

Psychiatrist and play researcher Dr. Stuart Brown describes play as “a state of being, purposeless, fun and pleasurable”. Is this...

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Interview Series

Interview with Jamie Pyper on Conscious Business

You are a practicing psychotherapist as well as an experienced coach. Does this help you in your work with individuals and organisations?...

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"This lively session provided me with a useful set of tools for thinking through any idea or problem. I emerged with my synapses firing!"

Catherine, Yurt Academy Student