Creating space for conversations that count!


Barefoot Facilitation Inc. has quickly become recognized as the facilitation solution of choice among a growing group of non-profit, public and private sector clients across Canada.


We work with you to create facilitation and training solutions that are relaxed and informal while being results oriented and engaging. We want to help you do GREAT work and we’ll work with you to make it happen.


And don’t you think better with your shoes off? We do!


We offer an array of public workshops and will come to your workplace to deliver customized learning events.


We offer a variety of facilitation processes and tools to customize the best solution.


We will help your team at all stages of development to perform at your optimal level.



Retirement Dimensions™: Exploring Retirement Preferences 

Date: December 11, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Board Room – 2nd floor at Hawthorne Business Centre (380 Bedford Highway, Halifax)


Are you thinking about retirement, or are you newly retired and interested in broadening your retirement activity options? This workshop will help you discover who you are and what you need in order to truly enjoy your retirement.


During this half-day workshop you will explore your values, strengths, concerns, interests and relationship preferences, as well as your philosophical view of retirement.  Retirement Dimensions™ helps you to set goals and plan for the future.  It gives you permission to dream outside the retirement box!



Find details and registration form here: Workshops



Facilitation ABCs: Fundamentals of Facilitating Learning 

Date: SPRING 2020 (date to be finalized in Fall 2019)

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm each day, with morning and afternoon breaks

Location: Elm Meeting Room, Future Inns – 30 Fairfax Drive in Halifax, NS


An effective facilitator engages learners to share responsibility in achieving the learning objectives.  This three day workshop will equip you with foundational tools to facilitate a meaningful in-person learning experience. It’s a highly interactive and FUN immersion into the world of workshop facilitation!


Join us and explore the elements of an effective workshop opening and closing, the experiential learning cycle and its importance for adult learners.  You’ll discuss various facilitator-centred and learner-centred instructional techniques and apply the ORID focused conversation method for optimizing group reflection following learning activities.  And you’ll walk away with practical tips for adapting to individual learning styles during a workshop and handling typical group dynamics!


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