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Awakened Living Project

Between September 24th and November 8th 2018, the New Eden Center for Awakened Living is opening up its doors for something very special.

We want to invite you and other exceptional heart centred leaders to gather with the intention to grow, awaken and co-create together in a "dream-come-true" environment that simply does not exist anywhere else in the world. 

Watch the video below to witness life at New Eden


What Does New Eden Offer?

Think of it as a mixture of retreat, vacation, sabbatical and the best office in the world to work - while being around awesome people who get you, feel you and see you. We also arrange parties, movie nights and other fun stuff which you'll learn about when you get here.

Daily Practice

Join our community morning practice and connect to your breath, body, life-force and the Divine. 

Regular Classes

From purpose, creative expression and business development all the way through to yoga and ecstatic dance, each week offers a number of different classes. 



There is a beautiful community space to work together daily, offering a high energy environment for creativity to flow. 

Movie Nights & Dance

By day, our practice room is our temple, at night it becomes a dance Mecca & cinema. Our 10,000 watt sound system really rocks the house.

High Speed WiFi

We operate here at 500 mb/s. You can upload, download, livestream and work online without interruption. 

Jacuzzi & Pool

Open day and night, we have a heated pool and jacuzzi to connect, relax and unwind each day. 

Practice Rooms

New Eden has two large practice rooms. One is a cozy, intimate space available for meditation and movement at any point throughout the day. The other is even bigger, equipped with incredible sound and live-streaming capabilities. 

Beautiful Nature

Home to serene forest and surroundings. Walk, cycle, meditate and receive. 

About New Eden

New Eden, a property located in the Heart of Friesland, Netherlands, is surrounded by 50 acres of beautiful forest and nature.  It is completely private and is gloriously free from the noise and distractions of modern life.
At New Eden you can spend quality time with yourself or your partner, collaborate with others, make new friends, recover from burnout or exhaustion and take a selection of  classes or workshops to upgrade your communication, leadership and intimacy skills.
By being together with other highly conscious and heart intelligent individuals, a powerful amplified field is created where you'll experience deep connections, incredible adventures and unique opportunities to multiply your impact and give back to humanity, so that you can play an even bigger game and significantly expand your ability to accomplish bold things.
Staying at New Eden is like stepping into a different reality of wonder and magic. We go to great lengths to create a strong and loving container for you to stretch into the best version of yourself while creating a culture of acceptance, authenticity, depth of practice, mastery and heart-centered living.
So right now, feel your heart and ask it what it wants in relationship to staying with us. If you feel excited and opened by the thought, then click BOOK NOW and we'll see you soon! 

How Much Does it Cost?

Choose between three packages based on your budget. Each package includes classes & activities and use of the facilities.

Meal packages are purchased separately.




Bring your own tent

Includes Access to Shared W/C & Shower

Includes all New Eden Facilities

Includes Practice Sessions & Classes

Meal packages are additional 





Share a room with others or your partner

Each room has an ensuite bathroom

Includes all New Eden Facilities

Includes Practice Sessions & Classes

Meal packages are additional 





Have a room to yourself

Includes access to an ensuite W/C & Shower

Includes all New Eden Facilities 

Includes Practice Session & Classes

Meal packages are additional 


Meet The Founders of New Eden

In 2015, Christian and Sumir joined forces to manifest and birth New Eden into the world. Here's a quick message from them both.

Christian Pankhurst

New Eden is more than a physical place to me. It’s actually the realization of a childhood dream.  Since as young as I can remember, I've always felt a deep connection to a future filled with hope, promise and joy.

For years, I carried that frequency in my Heart and began to offer workshops to give people an experience of what I began to call the New Normal.

When I bought New Eden in 2015 with Sumir, it was to give the New Normal a home.  The Awakened Living Project is an opportunity to experience that future I imagined as a child, TODAY, and practice living the New Normal in everyday life with others. I invite you to do the same.

Sumir Brown

I am a woman. In my heart, this is the greatest accolade, gift, privilege, experience and opportunity I could have ever been bestowed or share with the world.

To be human is already a miracle and to be a Woman...well to me... this is the greatest promise of possibility, probability, pleasurability, capability, and capacity on the planet. 

I wish for every Sister whose feet touch the earth, to know that She is already Whole, Wise & Powerful. She is already Sensual & Shakti.  She deserves Safety, Love, Connection & Reverence.  She is literally the Embodiment of Magick, the Source of Life & the Vessel for the most powerful healing force on the planet....Love. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Awakened Living Project runs until Thursday November 8th 2018. 

However, there is no limit to how long you can stay, or how many visits you make during this time.

We have a minimum 2-night stay policy for weekends and 3-night stays for mid-week (Mon-Thurs) visits.

Check in days are Monday and Friday. Checkout days are Sunday and Thursday.

If you would like to book multiple stays, create a new registration for each visit. 

Yes! When booking together as a couple you will be guaranteed your own room (you won't be sharing with others). 

When you book on our online registration form, you can add the exact number of people in your group and register everyone on a single booking.

There are two fees you pay for each day you stay at New Eden.

1. Your accommodation package fee

2. Your meal package fee

Your accommodation package includes the room type you have chosen, all the facilities of New Eden (like the Jacuzzi, WIFI, Co-Working Spaces etc) as well as any practice sessions or classes that are running at the time.

In addition to the accommodation package fee, you will also be asked to select a compulsory meal package, ranging in price from between €15 - €25 per day depending on whether you want Vegan or Paleo meals. 

Meal Packages include Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

We offer a choice of Vegan, or Paleo meals. 

Each of these packages are gluten free, and low in sugar. We also have a selection of dairy items such as cheese, yoghurt and eggs for those who wish to eat a more traditional vegetarian diet.

Paleo meals are also low in carbs so are compatible with a Ketogenic diet / lifestyle. 

We do our best to serve organic produce, yet it's not guaranteed that all ingredients will be certified organic.

If you have further dietary needs, you'll need to bring you own supplemental snacks / pre-prepared meals as we can't cater for everyone's unique needs outside of what is offered.


All of our rooms come with private bathroom & have a simple design. They are minimally furnished with beds, desk and side tables with lamps.

We supply sheets, bedding and towels.

Getting to New Eden is easy!

We've created a page on our site with easy directions on how to get here by Train, Bus and Car.

Click here to open a new page and learn more about getting to New Eden.

Cancellations eight or more days before registered check-in date will receive a full refund less a €25 processing fee. Cancellations one to seven days before registered check-in date will receive a full refund less a €50 processing fee. No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day; if you do not show up; or if you leave early for any reason.

The Awakened Living Project is an adult experience, however children are welcome to be here. We do not have the staff or facilities to cater for your young ones and so they are 100% your responsibility. Children are not permitted in classes, practice sessions or circles, and must be supervised at all times.

During this first phase of the Awakened Living Project, we are relying on a team of volunteer contributors, so no one is being paid to deliver this experience. When we run our Heart iQ events, we have a paid event team, professional chefs and a much higher budget to work with.

We also invite those of you visiting New Eden, to contribute some time to help out. More information about this is provided to you when you check in.

No. We offer an environment to experience awakened living in community with others.

As such, you will be invited to contribute and give your time freely to help out around the centre. 

The experience is one of mutual giving and receiving. We will take care of you, and it's expected that you will help take care of us. Treat this as you would your own home, rather than a hotel where the expectation is to be served.

Check in is at 3pm. Check out is at 11am.

Your lodging fee includes dinner on the day you check in, so please arrive before 6pm. If you arrive after this time, there's no guarantee that dinner will be available for you.

The latest arrival time at the centre is 10pm. No check in's will be accepted after this time.

Are You Ready to Join Us and Be a Part of The Awakened Living Project at New Eden?


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