Open lectures in October on effects and history of Acem-meditation

What do we know about how meditation affects you?

An open talk by Pär Westlund, Associate Professor and Instructor in Acem Meditation, about the latest research on Acem Meditation and other techniques.  

This lecture will be held on three different evenings in NYC:  Monday October 2, Thursday October 5 and Monday October 9. Click dates for more info.

Acem from Scandinavia – a unique player on the New York meditation scene

The Norwegian Rolf Brandrud, teacher of Acem Meditation since 1974, will give an open talk about the experience of 50 years of colorful international meditation history. 

This lecture will be held on two different evenings in NYC:  Wednesday October 4 and Thursday October 12. Click dates for more info.

The talks are open to everyone and free of charge.

Non-religious meditation in New York City

Acem Meditation is a simple mindful technique for relaxation, health and personal growth - based on modern psychology and scientific research.

Free introductory seminar: Learn the main principles of Acem Meditation, how the technique differs from other forms of meditation, and scientific research on results. Ask any question you might have. You are welcome to learn Acem Meditation by taking the Beginner's Course just after the seminar or at a later time.

If you wish to join a free introductory seminar , please register to a Beginner's course. 

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Acem Meditation is easy to learn. Personal instruction and guidance ensure that you get a good start. Group discussions help you to deal with beginners’ problems and to establish a meditation habit. More ...

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To meet and discuss with fellow meditators improves your understanding of the technique and enhances your personal process. It may also help you to get back on track if you have got out of the habit. More ...

Acem Meditation

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The anti-stress effects of Acem Meditation are confirmed by scientific research. Blood pressure and heart rate are reduced, the immune system is strengthened, performance under pressure is enhanced, and brain waves show deep relaxation.

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