World Retreat in the Spanish Pyrenees 16-23 July 2016
When Acem celebrates 50 years of existence in 2016, the major celebratory event will be a world retreat bringing together Acem meditators from all over the globe. Several hundred participants from various countries and continents will meet for a week of long meditations, guidance, seminars, yoga, mountain walks and social activities.
Rich and varied program
Evening seminars will be led by Dr. Are Holen, who founded Acem in 1966, when he was a student. Other Acem leaders from various countries will be in charge of a number of parallel seminars and activities from which participants can choose .
The World Retreat 2016 will take place at the Boí Taüll Resort, situated 1600 meters above sea level in the Spanish Pyrenees. The surroundings are exquisitely beautiful, and nearby mountains reach up to 3000 meters. July temperatures in the area are very comfortable. The retreat will fill up the six hotels that together constitute the resort.
Tower of Babel
Lectures and seminars on the meditation process will be in English with simultaneous translation and guidance groups in German, Spanish, and Chinese. Guidance groups in Scandinavian languages will also be available. Bus transport from Barcelona will be offered.
Register in October
This will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Take note of the dates already now. The retreat will start Saturday 16 July and end Saturday 23 July 2016. Registration will open on 15 October 2015. We hope to see you there. More about the program will follow later.