Upcoming Workshops & Events

 NEW - Wed & Friday 2pm "Reconnective Yoga" classes at Beta Boulders. See more

"Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, Saturday June 8, 18:00 to 21:00. Sign up

"Hatha Yoga Detox" workshop at YogaCentralen, Saturday June 22, 13:30 to 16:30. Sign up

"Yoga & Mindfulness" weeklong retreat at Snoghøj Højskolen, Week 28 (July 7th to 13th).  See more

"Yoga & Mindfulness" weeklong retreat at Snoghøj Højskolen, Week 31 (July 28th to Aug 3rd). See more

 

What is Meditation?

Meditation is one of the most positively transformative things you can learn in your life.  Every year more and more scientific studies show that learning to meditate and practicing consistently can lead to dramatic improvements in mental and physical health, self-esteem, intelligence and most importantly - happiness.

One may ask "How can sitting still and focusing on feeling my core aliveness be of any help for me?"

Well, here is an example of how I realized the powerfully beneficial effects on meditation on myself: One day when I had recently started graduate school (2002) I went to the library to study, and I was stunned to notice that my studying abilities had increased remarkably; I had never been able to sit and study for very long but this time I was able to sit for 5 hours straight and absorb everything I read!  But the next time I went to study, my efficiency dropped by nearly 100% - in 4 hours I barely read 4 or 5 pages, if even that.  I was stunned, stupefied.  What happened?  Then I suddenly realized: I had meditated the other day before that superstar study session.  This evidence really fuelled my enthusiasm to meditate more frequently, more consistently.  And thus my graduate school experience was much less stressful and much more productive and inspiring than it would've been otherwise.

Benefits of Meditation:

  • Improves attention, concentration, focus
  • Reduces stress and reactivity
  • Improves cognitive skills and creativity
  • Cultivates a deeper, more relaxed awareness
  • Increased self-contentment & self-esteem
  • Increased emotional intelligence
  • Increased grey matter in the brain
  • Decreased depression
  • Decreased anxiety
  • Increased compassion (especially towards oneself)

How it works:

Meditation is quite simple - it involves sitting in silence and observing the mind, and practicing various tools to sharpen one’s focus and awareness of the present moment.  It is essential, however, to practice consistently.  Focusing on the breath is quite a useful anchor since there are usually no emotional issues attached to it.  Eventually, with consistent practice one can attain a quieter mind.  I know this from actual experience, not as a concept.

You have already meditated many times, perhaps without knowing it - it is that comfortable state you have been in when listening to soothing music, when being in the ZONE when playing sports, when cooking a wholesome meal, when gardening, etc.  However, when you learn to meditate you can summon this calmness at any time, without depending on specific phenomenon to occur.

Meditation teaching location:

Meditation/Yoga Teacher on Tuesdays at 15:30 til 16:45 at YogaCentralen, Allégade 25A • DK-2000 Frederiksberg.

Guiding meditations twice a week (Mondays at 12, Fridays at 11:30) at QuietZone in Old Copenhagen.

Private Meditation Classes

  • Price: Private classes 500kr for 1 ½ hours. Group prices determined by number of participants.
  • Place: Location upon agreement.
  • Frequency: Lessons are once or twice a week, but student should practice daily.
  • Payment: Due at the end of session, or upon agreement.

Past Events

  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, May 11, 2019.
  • "Detoxification/Afgiftning" workshop at NIMB Hotel, Copenhagen, March 10, 2019.
  • "Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, March 23, 2019.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, March 9, 2019.
  • "Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, March 9, 2019.
  • "Lecture on Benefits and Practice of Meditation in a Stressed-out World" to over 100  19 to 21 year olds at Grundtvigs Højskole, Hillerød, February 22, 2019.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, February 9, 2019.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, January 12, 2019.
  • "Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, January 12, 2019.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, December 15, 2018
  • "Yoga, Breathwork & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, December 8, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, October 20, 2018.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, October 13, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, September 22, 2018.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, September 16, 2018.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, August 18, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, August 11, 2018. 
  • "Yoga & Mindfulness" retreat at Snoghøj Højskolen, July 29 to August 4, 2018.
  • "Yoga & Mindfulness" retreat at Snoghøj Højskolen, July 15 to July 21, 2018.
  • "Breathwork & Gong Bath" event at Vita de Lux, June 16, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, June 16, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, May 19, 2018.
  • "Gong & Breathwork" workshop at Vita de Lux, May 12, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, April 21, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, March 10, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga, Breath & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, Feb 17, 2018.
  • "How to Combine Yoga & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, January 20, 2018.
  • "Introduction to Yoga & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, January 13, 2018.
  • "Inner Journeys" workshops with Mada Plesner & Aiste Venskune, November 18 & 19, 2017.
  • "Combining Yoga & Meditation" workshop at YogaCentralen, October, 2017.
  • "Inner Journeys" workshops with Mada Plesner, 29th & 30th of July, 2017.
  • "Yoga & Mindfulness" retreat at Snoghøj Højskolen, July 17 to July 23, 2017.
  •  Regression & Relaxation workshop.  Tinkuy Spiritual Fitness Center.  Oct. 16, 2016
  •  Regression & Relaxation workshop. Tinkuy Spiritual Fitness Center. Nov. 7, 2016

 

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