Welcome to Garden of Ayden

Garden of Ayden builds individual self-respect, self-worth and social confidence which develop communication and creativity for a compassionate society. Courses specifically designed for children, adults, parents and corporates.

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01/ What We Offer

Garden of Ayden was founded in 2012.

Garden of Ayden helps each student to cultivate a sense of self-respect and confidence within society.

Garden of Ayden develops the possibilities for individuals to discover and build their capabilities of thought, creativity and communication.

Garden of Ayden encourages a sense of wholeness and compassion to the benefit of society.

Garden of Ayden provides programmes directed to the needs of each student; child, adult, parent or indeed, corporate organisations.

Garden of Ayden offers courses and training which may additionally assist in coping with life’s challenging moments. Through self-enquiry and self-reflection, we help bridge the gap between the desires of our inner and outer worlds.

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We offer the following programs for children, parents, adults and corporates:

  • Enrichment classes
  • One on One Counselling and/or NLP Coaching
  • Relationship management and Mediation
  • *Bespoke Programs can be designed to suit the needs of organisations & individuals

    We equip clients with a variety of tools which include:

  • Etiquette and Protocol
  • Mind Mapping
  • Communication Skills
  • Organisation Skills
  • Team Building
  • Positive Psychology

“You who want knowledge, seek the oneness within. There you will find the clear mirror already waiting.”

Hadewijch II
Translated by Jane Hirshfield

02/ Our Name

Garden of Ayden was chosen for its resonance to our aims.

A garden is a place of cultivated growth: its beauty flourishes from nurture and care. It is a metaphor for personal growth.

Ayden refers to the sense of harmony depicted in the original Garden of Eden. It underlines our aim to discover the harmony within our lives today.

03/ Our Crest

The significance of the elements of Ayden’s Crest:

The Anchor represents our need to be grounded within the realities of modern life.

The Compass suggests the need for the confidence that comes from pursuing a meaningful direction in our own life and that of our children.

The Fleur de Lys is the emblem of belief and faith that encourages and supports us through our journey.

The Child holding the Globe emphasises our belief in the heritage of our children's importance in the protection of our world.

The Orange Tree suggests to both ourselves and our children the necessity to pause and appreciate life around us. Just as the scent of orange blossom presages the joyous fruit that is to come, so we are given encouragement to pursue our goal.

04/ Our Founder

Sukaiyna Gokal is the founder of
Garden of Ayden.

A graduate of Institut Le Rosey, she is a British national who has lived and worked in Geneva, London, Paris, Tehran, Hong Kong and Dubai. As a result, she has a global and wide perspective in her approach to work, aided by fluent ability in eight languages.

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  • International Youth Etiquette Consultant certified by the International Etiquette and Protocol Academy of London.
  • Licentiate as a Think Buzan Instructor in Mind Mapping.
  • Society of NLP™ Licensed Master Practitioner and Coach.
  • Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Psychotherapy and Counselling Skills.
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) including the Psychology of Depression, Grieving and Loss.
  • Her development  has been much influenced by:
  • “Bringing Peace in the room – How to Mediate Disputes Training ”
  • Carl Jung’s Theory of the Psyche and Mandala Work.
  • Eric Berne’s Transactional Analysis and Games Theory.
  • Foundation Certificate in Satir Model Counselling for Individuals, Couples and Families.

05/ Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward - Innovation of the human mindset.

The Pay It Forward movement was based on a book by Catherine Ryan Hyde, and became a Hollywood blockbuster in 2000 featuring Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt and John Bon Jovi. We want to share the “Pay it Forward” message with everyone. The beauty is in the simplicity, the complexity is in the simplicity and the direction to a better world lies in simple methods such as Stranger on Stranger kindness. It is a call to action for all of us on this planet, take the challenge: Give away a bracelet after doing a small act of service for a stranger.

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06/ Testimonials

Learn more about the fruits of
Garden of Ayden.

“My son’s work with Garden of Ayden allowed him to take a bit of time every week to take a step back, reflect on himself and his interactions with others and gain a better understanding of himself”

“Suki is a wonderful person to have as a coach…. Suki has a very intuitive sense and was able to quickly understand where I was on my journey and help me clarify and address the challenges I faced”

“Hello Sukaiyna, I am really pleased to let you know that our son has got admission in DC [Dubai College]. Thank you for all your help!”

“I believe that the Garden of Ayden curriculum helps build confidence, courteousness and compassion in children. These traits will prepare children to better engage with the world when they become adults”

“As parents we can affirm that the greatest Testimony is whether the mantra of G of A reflects through the eyes and actions of our daughter. Has she been inspired with Grace and Confidence? The answer is truly yes! From her greeting a stranger to singing and dancing in a room of hundreds, the virtues instilled within her from her experiences and lessons at G of A will always remain!

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I think back to the time prior to my appointment, how my heart bumped up a couple of notches and the hairs on the back of my neck lightly bristled in a sharply visceral reaction to the anticipation of being shown the “path”. Nothing prepares you for the reality of discovering the power within. Thank you Garden of Ayden, the fog has lifted.

Through hypnotherapy and meditation Suki helped me build confidence, be more focused, and go for a number of major changes in my life. Suki has a very warm and comforting approach, yet she knows how to challenge at the right moment. Since working with her I now recommended hypnotherapy to all my friends dealing with life, confidence and habits issues!

Amazing, wow, I have tears of happiness watching these wonderful memories.

I am so proud of our daughter, she is very inspiring and I am so happy she joined GOA. I just loved watching that journey.

Thank you

We have noticed that she is much more confident. She was on a playdate the other day, and ended up teaching her friends how to say hi and respect each other. We talk about her experience and how she can use what she has learned. There is definitely a very positive change in her, my hope is that we can help her develop and grow in these wonderful life lessons.

Whilst it is difficult to cater and stimulate the minds of young children as well as to have a material impact, it seems that the course certainly managed to do so. On behalf of my daughter and I, a BIG Thank You for a memorable learning tool.

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Garden of Ayden builds individual self-respect, self-worth and social confidence which develop communication and creativity for a compassionate society. Courses are specifically designed for children, adults, parents and corporates. The classes are held in Dubai.

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