‘My purpose is simple: to narrow the gap between Imagination and Reality

Imagine not only yourself as a body, but also your organisation, your team.

How the body shows up in the world (stakeholder experiences) and how it moves (its Presence and Culture), may not be fit for Purpose.

It takes Imagination to believe in a new future; to be able to step in the Image: to Imagine.

It takes Leadership to move us. Not towards it, but from it.

That is why I use theatre-based learning – Theatre is the Art of Being Human. With the insight of Emotional Intelligence.

My job is to be an emotional sherpa. Someone who lightens the load. I’ve made this journey many times. The territory to navigate imagination, courage and reality of the body is very familiar.

It’s about facing fear. Trusting the body. Finding the muscle and the voice to reach a more enlightened way to work and purposeful way to be.

Somewhere along the way we all need a foothold…

Petra Oorthuijs is an exceptional Leadership Team Coach, Trainer and Lecturer on Leadership Masters, with acknowledged expertise in Emotional Intelligence, Embodiment of Leadership Purpose and Theatre-based Learning, 

Her expertise is particularly fitting for bodies that need to (re-)adjust their Culture, Behaviours, Attitudes, Presence, Adaptability and Focus. 

Find out more about Petra, her values and sample programmes