Health

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 […]

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 […]

More present in life

2019-07-05T11:50:12+02:00October 30th, 2016|

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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 and […]

New book: Psychology of Silence

2019-07-05T11:50:29+02:00September 28th, 2016|

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The classic introduction – available for the first time in English

This book presents the classic introduction to Acem’s theory and practice of meditation, written by the founder. Psychology of Silence provides an easy-to-read account of the technique and its effects on health and personality. The book also includes […]

An intensive experience of communication – with several language options

2019-07-05T11:50:37+02:00September 28th, 2016|

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Acem’s Training in Interpersonal Communication helps you improve your empathetic capacity and understanding of yourself and others. This year’s course will have English, German, Spanish, and Scandinavian groups, provided a sufficient number of people sign up for each language. The registration deadline is 15 April, with 15 March […]

Counseling and Values recommends Acem Meditation

2019-07-05T11:52:09+02:00April 19th, 2016|

“Empirical support for its use with clients”

counselingAmerican counselors often make use of various meditation techniques in their clinical practice, most often mindfulness-based stress reduction and acceptance and commitment therapy. […]

Meditation better than exercise?

2019-07-05T11:52:35+02:00April 17th, 2016|

"Which is better for your body: meditation or exercise?" asks The Telegraph journalist Jonathan Wells on 23 March 2016. "On the surface, it seems like an obvious decision - physical exercise can strengthen our muscles, bones and heart, and has been proven to promote the production of oxytonin and other 'feel-good' chemicals. Whilst meditation is, well, a fad. Right? Wrong. Or, at least, possibly wrong."

Life’s balance

2019-07-05T11:52:52+02:00March 10th, 2016|

Renowned psychiatrist and disaster survival expert Dr Are Holen is driven by the desire to improve our quality of life, writes R. Gowri

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