• Dates: November 24-27
  • Location: Suzaka City & Obuse Town, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
  • Concept: Integration of mental, technical, and physical aspects of leadership inspired by Japanese martial arts philosophy “Shin Gi Tai” (Mind, Skill, Body).


Rediscover your identity and true passion.
Rejuvenate your leadership based on authentic values.
Immerse in Japanese culture to enhance leadership agility and integrity.
Elevate as a person and leader to empower others while staying true to core values and happiness.


Core Concepts

  • Harmony (Wa): Emphasis on harmony, peace, cooperation, collaboration, and Japanese cultural sensibility.
  • Adaptability (Shinayaka): The combination of strength and pliability symbolized by bamboo, representing resilience and flexibility.
  • Interconnectedness (Shin-ra-ban-sho): The unity and diversity of all things, influenced by Shinto beliefs in nature and existence.


  • Experience authentic local cuisine, traditional craftsmanship, and cultural immersion.
    Participate in leadership workshops, guided meditations, and hands-on farming.
    Connect with local leaders and communities in a serene, off-the-beaten-path location.


Day 1 (Nov 24)

Arrival in Suzaka, orientation, workshops, optional Hot Spring Balneo Therapy, dinner, and Fire Side Chat.

Day 2 (Nov 25)

Morning mountain walk, visit to local farmer Yosuke Kudo, hands-on farming, visit to Obuse Innovation HUB, Hokusai museum, and networking dinner with locals.

Day 3 (Nov 26)

Morning breath work, visit to Gansho-in temple and guided meditation, visit to traditional Miso brewery, lunch at Miso Ramen restaurant, closing workshop, graduation ceremony, and BBQ dinner.

Day 4 (Nov 27)

Earthing somatic experience, breakfast, check-out, and departure.


  • Venue: Kojoso, Japanese-style Ryokan
  • Address: 5414 Hitaki, Suzaka-shi, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
  • Website: Kojoso Ryokan
  • Meals: Breakfast included for 3 days, Dinner included for 2 days


Room Options

  • Tatami Room (13㎡ without shower): Single: ¥15,500/night, Twin: ¥14,400/night (+10% tax)
  • Tatami Room (22㎡ with shower): Single: ¥16,050/night, Twin: ¥15,500/night (+10% tax)

Program Fee

  • Cost: JPY330,000 (inc tax)
  • Includes: All activities, 1 networking dinner, 3 lunches, local transportation, admission fees, and workshops.
  • Payment Methods: International Bank Transfer, Credit Card
  • Discount: 10% OFF for early bird registration by August 31
  • Cancellation Policy: 80% after October 23, 100% after November 10

Travel Information

  • Arrival: Suggest arrival in Tokyo or Nagano by November 23.
  • Transport: Bullet Train from Tokyo to Nagano, then local train to Suzaka.
  • Meeting Point: Pick-up at Suzaka Station at 12:30 PM on November 24.

Contact Information

Email: contact@35cocreation.com

About the Navigators

Rina Sakuraba: Ontological Coach, CEO, Thought Leader with extensive experience in coaching, HR, and leadership.

Syv Bruzeau: Body storyteller, Butoh dancer, and poet with a journey of self-healing through body wisdom and introspection.

Marcus Marsden: Leadership development trainer and executive coach with over 30 years of business and management experience.