Young Retreat July 25 to August 1, 2020
Young Retreat reopens for international participation, welcome!
Due to the corona situation, this retreat will take place at Halvorsbøle, Norway. Recent adjustments in corona-related restrictions allows us to reopen for participants from several EAA/Schengen countries, please refer to our corona virus travel advice page.
Welcome to the third edition of the International Young Retreat.
Relaxing. Refreshing. Good for your soul. Perfect for those between 17 and 35 years old who want to explore their meditation.
The retreat is especially adapted to those going to a retreat for the first time, but has also become a yearly tradition for more experienced meditators.
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 explore the psychology of meditation and help you to enhance your meditative practice.
Daily sessions of basic Acem Yoga have a refreshing effect and facilitate the practice of long meditations.
The activities of the retreat will enable rich and varied social interactions in an international milieu.
First day of the retreat
From 1600 : Check-in
1900 : Dinner
2000 - 20.30: Guidance Groups
2100 - 22.30: Seminar and social interaction
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
There will be simultaneous translation when needed e.g. during seminars.
The Acem Retreats cuisine is based on lactovegetarian food well suited for long meditations.
Course type: Regular Retreat in Acem Meditation
The course is arranged by Acem Student Group
Course number: V20310