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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Several studies indicate that the answer may be yes.
Recent research suggests that the brain remains younger in meditators with regular practice. Other studies indicate similar impacts on the genes and the cells.
By Svend Davanger
“Of all aspects of aging, none seems more crucial to human quality of life […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Carla Helland: “Acem Meditation has become a valued part of each day. I have been meditating regularly for a few years now. I notice that my stress and anxiety levels have become more balanced […]