International Young Retreat

Course type: Regular Retreat in Acem Meditation

The Young Retreat is for young people between 17 and 35 years old. If you are going to a meditation retreat for the first time, this is the place to be – the retreat is especially adapted to you.

You may participate the entire week, or only the half of it (from Wednesday). If you haven't already learned to meditate, it is possible to learn it at the retreat.

Regular Retreat in Acem Meditation

Course facts

Price
Course starts
Saturday 29 July 2017, 18:00
Course ends
Saturday 05 August 2017, 14:00
Location
Course number
V17313

One aim of the retreat is to help you master the three-hour level of long meditations. This mode of Acem Meditation furnishes for a calmer and more receptive frame of mind. Deep layers of mental stress and muscular tension are allowed to loosen up, and you can come in touch with yourself in new ways.

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 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.

First day of the retreat

From 1600    :    Check-in
1900           :     Dinner
2000  - 20.30:    Guidance Groups
2100  - 22.30:    Evening talks
2300           :     Quiet

Typical daily programme

08:00 - 08:30: Yoga
08:30 - 09.00: Breakfast 
09:00 - 11:30: Silence for meditation.  
11:45 - 12:30: Lunch 
12:30 - 13:30: Guidance groups 
13:30 - 18:00: Walks/bathing/cycling/volleyball/kubb sport 
18:00 - 19:00: Afternoon group meditation 
19:00 - 20:00: Dinner 
20:30 - 21:30: Evening talks 
21:30 - 23:00: Social interaction
23:00           : Quiet 

Course language

The official language is English.

The venue

The Lundsholm Retreat Centre in Arvika, Sweden is situated by a lake in the peaceful Värmland scenery.

Lactovegetarian meals

The Acem Retreats 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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Course fee if you are not a full time student: An early-bird discount for non-Scandinavians apply if (and only if) you reside outside Scandinavia and register and pay before 1 June (see “Price” above).

International participants may learn Acem Meditation at the retreat.

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 in the upper right corner of this page) + name of participant(s)"
● Your registration will be valid upon receipt of your payment.

Instructors

Petter Halvorsen

Acem Meditation Initiator. Lawyer.


Carina Heimdal Waag

Instructor in Acem since 2008. Yoga instructor. Senior Advisor in the Norwegian Environment Agency.


Jonas Meyer

Jonas Meyer er kurslærer i Acem


Grunde Waag

Kurslærer i Acem siden 2008. Bidrar til drift og utvikling av Acems nettsider.  Fysiker, stipendiat på Høgskolen i Buskerud og Vestfold og i Halfwave AS. 


Monica Dobbertin

Kurslærer i Acem.


Mattias Solli

Mattias Solli er doktorgradsstipendiat i filosofi ved NTNU og kurslærer i Acem.


Jan-Egil Finne

Kurslærer i Acem siden 2010. Utdannet allmennlærer og har jobbet flere år i barneskolen. Nå tar han en bachelor-grad ved Kunst- og designhøyskolen i Bergen.