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Why does stress affect you?
Why is your mind racing all the time?
Find out how mindfulness can help.
From Stress to Freedom is a eight week course that develops mindfulness in a group and based on the popular and scientific Mindfulness based Stress reduction course. It is faciliated by a expert in bringing mindfulness into daily life.
The course is high experiental, comes with audio and practical documentation and is baed on the Explore - Play - Love framework.
What particpants say
"I can remember a week or so ago when I had resolved an issue by allowing an uncomfortable feeling to be welcome for a while, and then feeling it lift and my spirit expand and saying spontaneously 'yay I am free' and I grinned, all this time I knew there had been a shift, but never before had I felt free, damn that Amaranatho I had gone in skeptical and his course worked "
Transformative course. More than any other retreat attend.
Very applicable to everyday life. Come along to experience a change
Course was very practical and thought provoking
whilst equipping me with very useful techniques to utilize
This highly participatory practical course includes:
- Guided Instruction in Mindfulness Meditation
- Gentle stretching, movement and mindful yoga
- Inquiry exercises promoting awareness in everyday life
- Daily practices of mindfulness
- Online course material
- Participants must commit to attending all sessions, including the all-day practice.
- The group will be a maximum of 20 people.
Dates and cost
The eight week course costs 350 Euros.
Included in this course is TRE (Trauma release exercise) which cost 150 Euros to learn.
That would be a total of 500 Euros
This course is on special offer if you book before December 15th for 235 Euros including BTW
after 15th December the course is 300 Euros
Payment can be made over three payments of 90 Euros for early bird fee and 105 Euros for fully fee.
The dates on Thursday between 7.30-9.30pm
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Jan.
2, 9, 16, 23rd Feb
One day retreat 4th Feb.
If you wish personal tuition on a one to one basis the course costs 680 Euros including BTW
There is a free introduction workshop on 23rd November in Lelystad.
There are no refunds one week before course starts or if you have to leave the course (it maybe possible to use this for another course), otherwise admin fee of 50 Euros.
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This course does not contain any formal Buddhist teaching and is secular. This course is taught in English only. It is not suitable for people with serious mental or psychical illness please check with doctor or mental practitioner first. You will sent a registration form, we will refund all the money if you are unfit for the course.
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As a Mindfulness consultant, Amaranatho brings his accumulated skills to the retreat, having been a Buddhist Monk for 15 years. He has also been in leadership roles for most of his life, as a young adult in the computer industry, as well as a world explorer. He has developed and run residential retreats for large groups of people, as well as facilitating corporate workshops. He creates a safe space for authentic communication and is a natural trouble shooter. He is interested in the interpersonal aspect of mindfulness and how we can use our daily interaction with people to develop emotional resilience, kindness and peace. His approach is based on cutting edge science, ancient wisdom and the creative use of multimedia. You can find out more about me here
He left a managerial job in the computing industry at the age of 21, went to university and studied Artificial Intelligence, he then traveled around the world for four years. He left the wordily life to become a Buddhist monk, where he lived ten years without money and on trust. He spent another five years as wandering freelance monk, living on a oragnic farm in England, run retreats and workshops in Perth Australia. He left the monks life to return to the market place and embrace life and relationship in it’s fullest.