• Meditation Evenings

    Every Tuesday and Friday Evening › 24 May 2019

    Wouldn’t it be great to allow yourself an evening devoted to meditation every once in a while? Every Tuesday and Friday evening: a meditation refresher session. All are welcome.

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  • Mindfulness Training (English spoken)

    8 sessions › 23 May 2019

    Mindfulness training is an effective way to control stress and improve your quality of life.

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  • Teacher Training Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)

    6 Days › 14 July 2019

    MSC Teacher Training is an intensive, 6-day, residential program to become teacher of mindful self-compassion. It’s facilitated by a team of senior MSC teachers. Participants will be provided with the essential materials to teach MSC programs.

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  • Mindfulness and Compassion at Work

    From 7 to 11 May you can follow the international online summit "Mindfulness & Compassion at Work". Participation is free. Wibo Koole, director and co-founder of the Centrum voor Mindfulness, is one of the keynote speakers during this 5-day event.

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  • Theresa May about mindfulness in the British Parliament

    Wednesday, February 13, Chris Ruan, Labor Member of Parliament and for many years promoter of mindfulness in society, gave a warm plea for a mindful UK after Brexit. Prime Minister May confirmed the effects of mindfulness training.

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  • New: mindfulness meditation evenings in English

    As of the start of 2019, the CvM is offering weekly meditation evenings in English to everybody who wants to boost their practice. Kim Brice is one of the teachers. In this article she describes how she feels about the importance of personal practice, and what it means to her to offer meditation at the CvM.

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  • How mindfulness transforms relationships and child and family wellbeing

    On Thursday January 24th Susan Bögels, professor of mindfulness at the UvA and teacher and trainer at the Centrum voor Mindfulness, will give a presentation on mindfulness and relations within the family at SPUI25 in Amsterdam.

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All About Mindfulness More about mindfulness

  • What is mindfulness?

    Mindfulness simply means paying attention to the moment-to-moment experience. It is all about awareness and living in the present moment.

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  • What is compassion?

    Kindness and friendliness, for yourself and others, are qualities you can train. Compassion training was developed as a follow-up to mindfulness training to help people keep practising mindfulness and mildness.

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  • In the Workplace

    Mindfulness - being aware - is a powerful resource for the functioning of people and teams at work. Strengthening mindfulness means improving well-being, reducing stress and enhancing performance.

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  • Mindfulness in Education

    Mindfulness is necessary for the social and emotional growth of our children.

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  • Mindfulness and Compassion in Healthcare

    Mindfulness and compassion imply better care for patients and a better health and well-being for care professionals

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  • Instead of managing on autopilot, mindful leadership trains you to respond more consciously and to respond with an open mind.