Health

New book: “The Power of the Wandering Mind”

2019-07-05T11:32:46+02:00January 8th, 2019|

What does science say? In this new book, experts in neuroscience, medicine, psychology, philosophy and the humanities share groundbreaking perspectives on how nondirective meditation interacts with brain and body, mind and culture.

Nondirective meditation is not about emptying the mind. Instead, mind wandering is seen as an important resource. […]

Gandhi Peace Honor awarded to Dr Are Holen

2019-07-05T11:32:56+02:00December 7th, 2018|

On Gandhi’s birthday, 2nd October 2018, Dr. Are Holen received the Gandhi Peace Honor for spreading World peace and harmony. The award was given for his lifelong contributions to society and mankind, for his scientific work related to post-traumatic stress, and his research on and efforts in teaching Acem Meditation since 1966, an elaborate approach to meditation based on […]

From Taiwan to the deepening retreat in Norway: a unique experience

2019-06-29T10:27:51+02:00November 26th, 2018|

Interview with Hana Han

As a retired high school teacher in Taiwan, Hana Han enjoys her life: She interprets her dreams, writes poems, and meditates. She is less stressed, with plenty of energy for all she wants to do.

How did you find Acem Meditation?

I had always been looking for a method that could help me calm […]

Effects of Acem Meditation on working professionals

2019-06-30T17:38:04+02:00April 21st, 2018|

Research paper authors Bjørn Lau, Anne Grete Hersoug and Morten Wærsted

a new study shows improved stress management

Positive effects of Acem Meditation – a nondirective technique – was found in a recently published study. This type of relaxation technique can be a positive supplement to other tools for the prevention of negative health reactions due […]

Acem Meditation highly rated at Spanish hospital

2019-07-05T11:35:08+02:00March 11th, 2018|

On every single question, the score of the Acem courses is way above the average score of all the other courses organized by the hospital. This average is calculated on the basis of nearly 80,000 evaluation forms from different courses over several years. Not only is the Acem score higher than the average; it is higher than any other course organized at the hospital. The evaluation form also asks about the performance of each instructor, and the scores for all three Acem instructors are way above the average.

First International Yoga Retreat

2019-07-08T19:57:28+02:00December 4th, 2017|

In 2018, Acem School of Yoga will celebrate 50 years of teaching by arranging its first international yoga retreat, with instructions i five languages. The event takes place from 7-14 July 2018, at Halvorsbøle International Retreat Centre, Norway.

Acem School of Yoga was founded before the first major wave of yoga reached the West, and over the […]

International Meditation Retreats 2018

2019-07-08T20:06:19+02:00September 22nd, 2017|

Your summer holiday in 2018: a respite from the stress of everyday life? Meditate in beautiful surroundings at Acem’s International Retreat Centre, Halvorsbøle, in Norway.

A week-long retreat deepens your understanding of the meditation process. The practice of long meditations over several consecutive days enhances the potential benefits of meditation – and provides more energy for […]

Ten years with Acem Meditation

2019-07-05T11:47:15+02:00April 17th, 2017|

Miren feels the effects increase with time

Meditation has become a natural part of her daily life. Miren Lugarezaresti, a social worker based in Alicante, Spain, explains why her motivation to continue […]

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