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Meditating the Nordic Way

– the first choice for Qin and Roland

Roland Krieger from Germany and his Chinese wife Qin Xie-Krieger were preparing to move to Norway for work when Qin found a website for Acem Meditation.

Roland & QinQin had practiced yoga, and had developed an interest for meditation. Roland agreed it sounded interesting and they enrolled in an English-language week-long international retreat at the Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle to learn the technique.

An intensive meditation experience
Roland was a little sceptical at first. What if they ended up spending a week of their precious holiday in the wrong place? Read more…

And then we took Berlin!

International gathering for young moderators and assistant instructors in Acem

Written by Carina Heimdal

By Carina Heimdal

From 9th to 11th November, 2012, young Acem leaders from all over Europe gathered in Berlin. We had meetings in Acem´s premises in Berlin in Friedrichsgein, in the former eastern part of the city.

The main purpose of the weekend was to get to know and inspire each other! There were 12 participants from a total of five countries: Elia from Catalonia, Ina from Heidelberg, Daniel from Berlin, Jan and Olga from Hamburg, Andreas from Zurich, Jan-Egil from Bergen, Petter, Carina, and Grunde from Oslo, and Elisabeth and Stian from Copenhagen. We started both days by practicing yoga together. Read more…

International summer retreats — discount deadline approaching

Acem communication courseThis year’s international summer retreats help you recharge your batteries, and make subtle changes in the direction of your life. You save €100 by registering and paying before 1 June.

The regular international summer retreat teaches you to practise meditations beyond the three-hour level, while the international deepening retreat has meditations of at least six hours a day. All international retreats have English as their working language, often with translation into other languages.

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