FICHO Institute




inspire, educate, transform

FICHO Institute is an educational, personal and professional 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, facilitators 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

Intensive course for dance and yoga teachers, therapists, facilitators and leaders.

  • 13 - 30 July 2020 / Slovenia
  • 6 - 22 February, 2021 / Bali

> Upgrade your skills, increase EQ, advance personally and professionally

> Grow your abilities to lead, teach and facilitate with ease

> Holistic approach and playful interactive process

Dance Alchemy Teacher Training for dance teachers, facilitators and leaders,

Learn to use tools to apply into your own practice from dance and contact Improvisation, dance therapy and body mind spirit practice that are designed for any body type and age and dance background or experience... tools that can be used in creation, retreats, art therapy, leadership or for personal growth.

Intensive training is supported by an Online teachers course providing all the knowledge and tools you will need.

Online teachers course

Comprehensive online course for dancers, dance or yoga teachers, dance therapists, facilitators and leaders

> Group coaching - 4 month online program

> or Self study online program

  • 70 set of easy too apply tools
  • Simple 8 step structure to shape, organise and lead your workshops, classes, sessions, retreats...
  • Coaching support
  • Community membership
  • 12 life online sessions
  • BONUS: one 1-1 coaching with Goran Bogdanovski

Video tutorials and tools from dance and contact improvisation based on holistic approach and playful process that are designed for any body type and age and dance background or experience... tools that can be used in creation, retreats, art therapy and leadership.

Work at your own pace enjoying comfort of your home and apply knowledge into your own practice and daily life.

Embodied Leadership

retreat for leaders, managers and entrepreneurs

  • April 2020, Slovenia
dates to be confirmed

> Program is based on 3 practices: Mindfulness, Aikido and Contact improvisation

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:

Retreat for couples

Take your relationship to the next level with this weekend retreat, even it’s fullest potential. Listen to each other with heartfelt feeling. Increase playfulness and intimacy, regain deeper relations.

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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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