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"To love is an adventure without a map and without a compass where only prudence is misguided" - Romain Gary

ARNAUD RIOU 

Author, speaker, trainer and coach. He created the Way of the ACTE® Conscious Approach to the Totality of Being in 2006. He runs a training and coaching center dedicated to leadership and has led groups for 20 years including business in the desert and everywhere in France. Having spent 12 years with Tibetan masters, shamans, medicine men, he explores martial arts (black belt of Aikido) and is inspired by the teachings of wisdom of the first peoples to transmit a modern and very pragmatic education. Author of 10 books, it is published in 7 countries including the best-seller Réveillez le chaman qui est en vous (Wake up the shaman inside you) and gives conferences for thousand of people.

HÉLÈNE TYSMAN

Hailed by The New York Times as a pianist of "warm touch and dreamy sensibility" and qualified by the Süddeutsche Zeitung as a "pianistic cosmos", Hélène Tysman is graduated from Paris Conservatory and German Hochschule (Hamburg and Weimar) and won several prizes at international competitions in Europe, USA, Asia, as well as at the prestigious Chopin Warsaw Piano Competition. She is a recipient of the US Anna-Maria Moggio Foundation for the Arts as well as the Hanover Chopin Foundation and the Cziffra Foundation in France. She released 5 Cds in solo as well as in chamber music with the soloists of Orchestre de Paris. Internationally performing, she plays on the most worldwide renowned scenes such as New York Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Paris Philharmonic Hall, Frankfurt Alte Oper or Shanghai City Theater... 

She transmits now her experience through master classes in USA, Asia, Russia and Europe. In 2017 she creates The Musician Academy® at Moulin de Beaupré to offer the best conditions for education and training to the new generation, inspired by her partner Arnaud Riou's mindfulness techniques. In parallel, she extends her artistic horizons, collaborating with celebrated French actors such as Francis Huster, Michel Robin, Jacques Gamblin and Dominique Pinon in multidisciplinary projects.