Brigitte van Baren

Brigitte van Baren studied Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam specializing in environmental law. In 1992 she founded Inner Sense. Inner Sense aims to enhance inner depth in the corporate and industrial world by applying ‘essentials on leadership’. Inner Sense has endorsed the values of the Earth Charter, working within that framework and striving to achieve fair and sustainable leadership. An integral part of this vision is the engagement of young (potential) leaders at events concerning sustainable leadership. Brigitte van Baren has led projects for international organizations. She is a Zen teacher in the tradition of Empty Cloud as well as an author. She is Co-founder and Chair of Living Peace Projects.


Upcoming retreats



23 - 26 May 2024
Zen for Leadership (Retreat in English and German)
Motto – teachers

"Those who are awake live in a constant state of amazement"

Jack Kornfield