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KONTEMPLATION

KONTEMPLATION

Bringing presence, compassion and body awareness alive in everyday life

KONTEMPLATION is a community-based laboratory and communication platform for the teachings and practice of mindfulness, compassion and presence yoga. We offer contemplative training programs in clear, non-dogmatic and accessible ways.

RETREATS AND EVENTS

In this section you will find an overview of the international events we are involved in. For retreats and workshops in Denmark, please visit our danish website.

OUR TEAM

Kontemplation is shaped by the contribution of people with diverse skills and experience. We share an interest in approaches to contemplative practice and sustainable living that make sense in a contemporary context.

GUIDED MEDITATIONS

In our practice library you will find guided meditations and yoga sequences led by our teachers. The main part of these files and videos are free to stream/download as support and inspiration for your home practice.

UPCOMING RETREATS AND EVENTS 

Our programs and community activities include weeklong silent retreats, introductory meditation and yoga retreats, eight week programs in mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), meditation sessions and yoga classes, supervision in groups or individual, in person and online.

Integrating personal, professional and spiritual aspects of our path

Fürstenfeld Abbey, Germany

October 27. – 29. 2019

with Martijn van Beek, Hanneli Ågotsdatter, John Dunne, Nathalie Legros and Andreas Roepstorff

This is a Mind & Life Europe retreat for younger scholars and professionals (by application only, limited number of participants).

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RETREATS AND TRAININGS IN SCANDINAVIA

For retreats and trainings conducted in Scandinavian, please continue to our Danish website.

TEAM

GUIDED MEDITATIONS AND YOGA PRACTICES

In our practice library you can find guided meditations and yoga sequences led by our teachers. The practices can be streamed or downloaded to support and inspire your home practice.

In 2019 our online practice collection will be updated with guided practices in english.

PHOTO GALLERY

We are located in Denmark. Our retreats are primarily set on the wild shore of the North Sea, in the beautiful retreat center Øster Løkke. Our MBSR-programs are based in the city of Aarhus and our weekend programs take place in the meditation community Vækstcenteret in Nørre Snede. In addition to our domestic activities, our team of teachers travels and teaches internationally. See below for photos from retreats and events.

Morning practice with Hanneli Ågotsdatter at The Garrison Institute, New York.

Morning practice with Hanneli Ågotsdatter at The Garrison Institute, New York.

Morning practice with Hanneli Ågotsdatter at The Garrison Institute, New York.

Integrating contemplative practices and wisdom with modern research capabilities.
https://www.mindandlife.org/

Integrating contemplative practices and wisdom with modern research capabilities.
https://www.mindandlife.org/

EXPLORING CONTEMPLATIVE LIFE
VÆKSTCENTERET

Vaekstcenteret (Centre for Growth) is an open non-dogmatic modern lay monastery and a meditation training centre. Hanneli Ågotsdatter and Peter Høeg are part of the center's staff of teachers.
For more information: https://www.vaekstcenteret.dk/english.asp

Vaekstcenteret (Centre for Growth) is an open non-dogmatic modern lay monastery and a meditation training centre. Hanneli Ågotsdatter and Peter Høeg are part of the center's staff of teachers. For more information: https://www.vaekstcenteret.dk/english.asp

For more information, see our program calendar.

Currently Hanneli and Peter are offering a two-year program in Stavanger, Norway. For more information, see our program calendar.

Currently Hanneli and Peter are offering a two-year program in Stavanger, Norway.
For more information, see our program calendar.

TEACHINGS IN NORWAY

Welcome to our yoga and meditation retreats in the spectacular nature around the retreat center of Øster Løkke.

Welcome to our yoga and meditation retreats in the spectacular nature around the retreat center of Øster Løkke.

Welcome to our yoga and meditation retreats in the spectacular nature around the retreat center of Øster Løkke.

YOGA RETREATS BY THE NORTH SEA

"There is a silence that is not necessarily characterized by the absence of sound."

An invitation to deepen your practice and your presence in a community of silence.
"There is a silence that is not necessarily characterized by the absence of sound."

An invitation to deepen your practice and your presence in a community of silence.
"There is a silence that is not necessarily characterized by the absence of sound."

SILENT RETREATS WITH OUR TEAM
FAMILY RETREAT WITH OUR TEAM

This eight-week program offers support for people with stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a formal eight-week program with a daylong intensive that was created by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. This program offers support for people with stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction is a formal eight-week program with a daylong intensive that was created by Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. This program offers support for people with stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESSREDUCTION
(MBSR)
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