What we're about

You’re welcome to join us for Mindfulness meditation practice. The guided meditation sessions are open for beginners who would like to discover and learn, and meditators who would like to keep up their practice in a friendly environment.

A short explanation of Mindfulness: https://youtu.be/x5iBSVvRtwo

Instructions and Advice for starting Mindfulness meditation: https://youtu.be/R7MLxGNDff0

If you're new: know that you are always in choice, and that you can engage and disengage in the practice according to what is best for you. There is no right or wrong, you can't fail nor succeed: that's the beauty of practice :)

If you are experiencing difficulties with the practice, please read under IMPORTANT at the bottom of this text.

Since Mindfulness was introduced into a clinical setting in the 1970s in the US, modern neuroscience and psychology has confirmed a broad spectre of benefits of regular Mindfulness practice. Common experiences with regular practice include a greater sense of ease and wellbeing in daily life, connecting with an inner sense of peace and stability, increased emotional regulation and concentration, and greater freedom from one’s thoughts. Some practitioners have also experienced decreases symptoms of various physical ailments.

Mindfulness in a secular tradition with deep roots in Buddhism, and shares similarities with many wisdom traditions around the world. Mindfulness is a very embodied, alive and grounded practice which can be practiced by anyone regardless their life perspective.

More information about upcoming Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction courses: https://knoppyogamindfulness.com/mindfulness/

Jon-Kabat Zinn: What is Mindfulness? : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmEo6RI4Wvs

Short video summarizing benefits of Mindfulness: https://youtu.be/5m8mF3cN69U

More information and research on Mindfulness:

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The sessions are guided by Lillian Ysen Biørnstad, qualified Mindfulness and MBSR teacher. You can read more about her here: https://knoppyogamindfulness.com/about-knopp/

For any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

IMPORTANT: If you are facing difficulties in your practice, know that you are not alone, and that it is possible to get support if you want. Every nervous system is unique, and standard Mindfulness practices may not be nourishing for every body at all times. Sometimes is can bring up old stuff we didn't even know was there. Lillian is trained in a variety of trauma-sensitive practices and is training as a trauma therapist, and may offers individual guidance and support to help you on your path towards more regulation, stability and peace. Reaching out is completely free, confidential and non-binding.

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4-week introduction to Mindfulness course

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4-week introduction to Mindfulness course

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SoYoMi: Somatics, Yoga & Mindfulness

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Mindfulness Meditation (live online)

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