Culture

International Training in Meditation Guidance

2019-07-05T11:30:54+02:00March 17th, 2018|

 – first time outside of Scandinavia

Are Holen helped Taiwanese instructors Joy Lu, Susan Cai, and Denise Chang enhance their guidance skills.

Few things are more distinctive of Acem’s way of teaching than its various forms of meditation guidance.

Other schools of meditation often give standard answers to common questions about the practice: «repeat the sound […]

In and out of Context: Contemporary Perspectives on Meditation

2019-07-05T11:39:01+02:00February 13th, 2018|

The recent book, Meditation and Culture: The Interplay of Practice and Context», edited by Halvor Eifring, has been reviewed in the journal Religious Studies Review (Vol. 43 No. 4, December 2017). The reviewer maintains that the book «offers provocative new insights for understanding meditation practice. …

… The key questions this book raises are: Should meditation be […]

Training in Interpersonal Communication – spring 2018

2019-07-08T20:08:03+02:00September 18th, 2017|

The next communication course takes place 28 April – 6 May, 2018, at Halvorsbøle, Norway. This intensive course has been an annual event for nearly fifty years.

The course is suitable for first-timers as well as experienced participants. Many come back several times, to develop their interpersonal skills, and for further exploration of their underlying patterns of communication.

The […]

Helped me see things *I thought* I knew in a different light

2019-07-08T20:09:59+02:00August 25th, 2017|

– Tom L. on Acem’s Communication Course

As an introspective analytical person, the development of the self is high on my list of priorities.

The Acem Communication Course has been on my radar for some time, but I didn’t feel I was ready to have myself ‘unpicked’.  But, having finally gathered the courage to take this self […]

The Land of Kings and Queens

2019-07-05T11:47:25+02:00May 14th, 2017|

A tour to Rajasthan in India

Acem Travels invites you to take part in a 15 day long tour of Rajasthan in India in February 2018. The tour includes a one week retreat […]

Made me more grounded

2019-07-05T11:48:14+02:00January 5th, 2017|

Remy Roche: “Acem Meditation made me more grounded – in a country harassed by terrorists”

Some people think they can learn meditation by picking up a book and read a few instructions. Remy […]

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