International Regular Retreat of Acem meditation

Course type: Week-long Retreat

This retreat is an opportunity for self-exploration and social interaction in an international environment. The scenic surroundings provide a perfect setting for meditation, yoga and stimulating talks and discussions.

Week-long Retreat

Course facts

Price
Course starts
Saturday 05 August 2017, 6:00 pm
Course ends
Saturday 12 August 2017, 2:00 pm
Location
Course number
V17306

Intensive practice of Acem Meditation makes deep layers of mental stress and muscular tension give way to a calmer and more receptive frame of mind. Refining your meditative practice gradually enables you to recognise patterns and emotions previously hidden from your awareness.

One aim of the retreat is to help you master the three-hour level of long meditations. Small guidance groups led by experienced instructors provide you with ample opportunity to discuss your meditative experiences. This enhances meditation skills and deepens insights into central personal issues.

Evening seminars

Evening seminars by Acem initiators explore the psychology of meditation and help you to enhance your meditative practice.

Daily guidance

Small guidance groups led by experienced instructors provide you with ample opportunities to discuss your meditative experiences. This enhances meditation skills and deepens insights into central personal issues.

Yoga

Daily sessions of basic Acem Yoga have a refreshing effect and facilitate the practice of long meditations.

Social interaction

The activities of the retreat will enable rich and varied social interactions in an international milieu.

Who may participate?

The retreat is for all who have learnt Acem Meditation, both beginners and experienced meditators. International participants may learn Acem Meditation at the retreat.

Typical daily programme

  •  Long meditation of 3 to 4 hours in the morning
  •  Guidance groups
  •  Yoga
  •  Afternoon group meditation
  •  Evening talks
  •  Social interaction

Course language

The official language is English. Simultaneous translation into other languages will be provided when needed. Guidance groups in Mandarin will be offered.

The venue

The Acem International Retreat Centre at Halvorsbøle is situated outside Oslo in beautiful and peaceful surroundings. Participants will be accommodated in single rooms, most of them with a direct view of the Randsfjord lake.

Lactovegetarian meals

The Halvorsbøle cuisine is based on lactovegetarian food well suited for long meditations.

 

The course is arranged by Acem International School of Meditation

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Information

IMPORTANT PRACTICAL INFORMATION
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Who may participate?
The retreat is for all who have learnt Acem Meditation, both beginners and experienced meditators. If you want to learn Acem Meditation at the retreat, click here for information and registration.

Early-bird discount for non-Scandinavians:
If (and only if) you reside outside Scandinavia and register and pay before 1 June, you get an early-bird discount (see “Price” above).

Alternative registration and payment method
It is also possible to register by sending a message to Acem and paying in euro by international bank transfer to:
● SWIFT/BIC: NDEANOKK
● IBAN NO: NO8060260497238
● Recipient: Acem, Pb 2559 Solli, NO-0202 Oslo, Norway
● Bank: Nordea Bank Norge ASA, Pb 1166 Sentrum, NO-0107 Oslo, Norway
● Include the following information: “Course number (to be found above) + name of participant(s)"
● Your registration will be valid upon receipt of your payment.

Instructors

Christopher Grøndahl

Acem Meditation Initiator. Novelist and Screenwriter.


Ellen Gravklev

Acem Meditation Initiator. Senior Adviser for the University of Oslo.