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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) improves quality of life and increases well-being, mood, empathy and attention. It reduces symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and pain.
The beneficial effects are supported by findings from brain research. The structure and function of the brain change in the areas related to regulating stress.
This course is primarily offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending an MBSR course in English.
MBCT is an abbreviation of "Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy". The MBCT program is for you if you have or have had depression, and if you wish to prevent a relapse.
The Danish Health Authority recommends MBSR and MBCT as a treatment of stress and depression, but the treatment has yet to be implemented.
This course is so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending an MBCT course in English.
Mindfulness Tools (MT) is an intensive residential course of four days which draws upon elements and exercises from the eight-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course (MBSR).
The course is relevant both for participants who have their very first encounter with MBSR and for those who are already developing a practice or who wish to "brush up" after a period of time.
The course is so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending the Mindfulness Tools course in English.
Compassion training has a unique focus on handling uncomfortable emotions and can help you have the courage and strength to be with pain and suffering when life is hard.
A systematic practice of compassion increases attention and understanding of own thoughts, feelings and behaviour. You develop tools to form healthier relations to yourself and others.
This course is so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending the TIC course in English.
Compassion is a new and developing research area. With the CFE course ("Compassion, forskning og evidens"), you will get insights into the newest research on compassion and a deeper understanding of the research in the field within eight topics.
Simultaneously, you are invited to practice compassion. The loving kindness meditation will be a common thread in the course.
This course is so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending the CFE course in English.
Besides our courses, four times a year, we run seminars in Copenhagen and Aarhus. Here you can learn about topics from the fields of mindfulness and compassion.
The seminars are for everyone who has an interest in working professionally with mindfulness and compassion. Topics include inquiry, psychiatry, stress.
The seminars are so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending a seminar in English.
The Danish Center for Mindfulness hosts retreats on different locations in Denmark on an ongoing basis. Our teachers are experienced and recognized mindfulness and meditation teachers who fulfil the criteria for the retreats we offer.
Retreats are a mandatory part of the teacher trainings in mindfulness and compassion.
The retreats are so far only offered in Danish. Send us an email if you are interested in attending a retreat in English.
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