About us

The Dragon Dreaming Institute is a training organisation, founded to support Entrepreneurs and Change-Makers with the Dragon Dreaming method, based on a mindful culture and modern business approach.
Dragon Dreaming is an open source method spreading around the world and first developed by John Croft and Vivienne Elanta at the Australian Gaia Foundation. After establishing the international platform as a decentral open source community movement Dragon Dreaming Project Design, the Dragon Dreaming Institute is founded to support Entrepreneurs and Change Makers combining Dragon Dreaming with modern business approach to create effective solutions that are co-created by the whole team and helps to evolve the full potential of the organisation.

Dragon Dreaming

A method building bridges between consciousness work and project management. It helps us to express our authentic self and support a value based community while serving higher principles through developing successful, innovative and meaningful projects.
Dragon Dreaming combines systemic theories, ancient wisdom, mindfulness exercises, participatory project design tools and proven management methods.
It is a method supporting us to find simple solutions while facing complex challenges.
In order to make this method accessible to innovative start−ups and passionate entrepreneurs, we are offering workshops to everyone ready and willing to become a Dream Maker. For more details about the method please read our Handbook.


Our workshops are valuable for any kind of Organisations, Entrepreneurs and Change Makers who wants to inspire an impact in this society through their actions.
Please watch the following video to get some insights.

We offer following workshops on request publicly or in-house:

DDI Introduction (2 day)
In this workshop you will get some insights of Dragon Dreaming and gain an understanding of the holistic patterns behind the method and how to implement it in your projects.

DDI Teacher Training (7 days + 3 month learning challenge)

This workshop qualifies you to become a facilitator in Dragon Dreaming and share the method through public trainings and facilitation in the entrepreneurial context.


Our Team works with a strong network of partners. Through their collaboration, they have applied and developed Dagon Dreaming over the last years and supported thousands of projects around the world.

At the heart of our work is the work of the founder Angel Hernandez, who originally educated as an engineer he has thoroughly studied and courageously experimented with methods to develop individual and collective potential for more than 10 years. His experience reaches from training thousand of people around the world, supporting hundreds of organisations, to many years of mindfulness practice and learning from indigenous tribes how to build sustainable communities.

He was the first teacher trainer to train DD trainer worldwide alongside John Croft and co-founder of the international community. The essence of his work as Dragon Dreaming Teacher Trainer is in the approach of the Institute, where we combine ancient wisdom with modern approach and tools.


Dragon Dreaming Institute
c/o Factory Berlin
Lohmühlenstraße 65
12435 Berlin


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