FICHO Institute




inspire, educate, transform

FICHO Institute is an educational and personal development playground

We help people to discover their full creative potential through holistic methods, either for personal and social life or to enhance teaching and leading skills in professional applications.

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Our mission

to make a positive impact on society by providing teachers and leaders with the embodied knowledge and tools for personal, professional and social transformation.


With our unique FICHO method, based on a holistic approach and playful processes you will be able to:

Grow your abilities to lead, teach and facilitate

Advance personally and professionally

Learn to improvise and express your creativity like never before

Increase your EQ, be more mindful and balanced

Experience magical moments of complete body awareness

Join FICHO live events and start your transformation

Dance alchemy teacher training

16 days intensive course for dance teachers, leaders and facilitators.

  • 8 - 23 February, 2020 / Bali
  • 13 - 30 July 2020 / Slovenia
Dance Alchemy Teacher Training for dance teachers, facilitators and leaders,

Upgrade skills of teaching and leading and learn techniques of dance and contact improvisation based on holistic approach and playful interactive process to apply into your own practice. The 16 days intensive is supported by an Online teachers course with video library providing all the knowledge and tools you will need.

Weekend retreat for couples

Increase playfulness and intimacy, regain deeper relations

  • 27-29 December 2019 / Slovenia

Dance background not required. Private VIP retreat available upon request

Weekend retreat for couples, increase playfulness and intimacy, regain deeper relations

Has your relationship lost it’s spark? Or maybe you just want to take it to the next level, even it’s fullest potential. When was the last time you really listened to each other with feeling?

Embodied Leadership

5 day retreat for leaders, managers and entrepreneurs

  • April 2020, Slovenia
embodied leadership, 5 days retreat for leaders, managers and entrepreneurs

Gain embodied skills to be effective under pressure, lead in the midst of instability, ambiguity and complexity. Boost your emotional intelligence (EQ), self awareness and gain the tools to better connect with people, inspire and get the best from your team.

Other programs, retreats and workshops:

Online teacher training

Online teacher training for dance teachers, facilitators and leaders. 70+ tools for dance and contact improvisation based on holistic approach and playful process

Comprehensive online course for dance teachers, facilitators and leaders. Video tutorials and tools for dance and contact improvisation based on holistic approach and playful process to apply into your own practice.

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Ficho trainings

Unique and inclusive weekly practice in Ljubljana since 2006 where our FICHO method is being developed. Training of the body, mind and spirit through dance improvisation and creativity.

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Workshops & events

You define a challenge and we will design a custom process or event for you. We are available in the form of classes, trainings, workshops, research projects, laboratories, coaching, mentoring and events.

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Participant testimonials

If you are searching for clarity and inspiration, looking to be reinvigorated as a dance teacher and retreat into a space where you can connect with yourself, your potential, and your path... sign up for Goran’s training.

Michelle Campbell

dancer, teacher and movement therapist / USA-DE

I’ve got new professional tools for upgrading my existing practice and received knowledge for better self awareness and higher emotional intelligence. Thanks to Goran for the magic journey! Anyone who deals with people should learn from Ficho.

Saša Starovojtov

aikido teacher and entrepreneur / Slovenia

Ficho program gave me tools that can be used in a number of different professions as well as in personal and social relations. I feel clearer in my life direction and my perspective has expanded in terms of possibilities for my future.

Bridget McLemore

dancer and yoga teacher / USA

I lost touch with my body before coming to the course. Now i feel it again! I connected deeper with my body, myself, my potential and my path than I was ever before. I’ve got foundations to start a new practice.

Napat Zuber - Machima

Yoga and meditation teacher / Thailand

Dance Alchemy is a journey into your soul and also with other souls. Goran can really hold the space and direct the energy so that the group can create easily and effective. Not all the facilitators have this ability.

Gamze Leela

yoga teacher, spiritual healer, retreat leader / UK

Teacher training exceeded my expectations. Ficho exercises allowed me to understand improvisation better, so I can now easily teach better. Thank you Goran for awakening my lost inner child!

Barbara Guipponi

dance teacher & dancer / Italy

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