Mindfulness Meditation Retreat in Norway

in English

24. - 29. June 2022


Linda Lehrhaupt, PhD

Founder and Executive Director of the

Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches (IMA

Retreat organized and offered by

What the retreat includes:
  • Extended practice in mindfulness exercises such as sitting and walking meditation. Also guided meditations on certain themes
  • Sessions in mindful movement
  • Small group interviews
  • A daily talk on themes related to mindfulness practice
  • Occasional mindful sharing sessions based on Council practice and mindful dialogue
  • At all other times, mindful silence will be practiced

Language of the retreat: English.

Requirement to participate in the retreat

Retreat experience is not necessary to participate in this retreat. However, participants should have experience in mindfulness meditation. This might include (but is not limited to):

  • Participation in an 8 week course on MBSR, MBCT, MBCL, MSC or other mindfulness program.
  • Practitioners of other contemplative traditions are also welcome
  • Regular practice in a meditation form that includes silent sitting meditation.
  • Participants of mindfulness teacher trainings are welcome
  • Silent, sitting meditation experience using a meditation apps or other forms of instruction and practicing regularly (three times per week) for at least one year.

The retreat also provides an excellent opportunity for teachers of mindfulness and mindfulness-based approaches to deepen their practice.

Participation in this retreat fulfills the retreat requirement for joining the MBSR teacher-training program in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction offered by the IMA and Creationwork, its cooperating partner in Norway. This training will begin in February 2022.

It also satisfies the retreat requirement for other IMA MBSR teacher trainings in various countries.



From 3.800 (€ 360) to 5.000 NKR (€ 477)

depending on room

Retreat fee:

4.900 NKR. (ca. 470 Euro)

The Euro rates are quoted as of 03.08.2021. Please note these Euro rates can change. The payment is to be made in Norwegian Krones

Deadline for registration: 15. March 2022

More Info and Registration:

Please find more information and register on the web site of Creationwork:

Linda Lehrhaupt

is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches (IMA). As a teacher, trainer, supervisor, and author, she is recognized internationally as one of the pioneers of mindfulness-based teacher-training programs.

Dr. Lehrhaupt began teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in 1993 and has been training teachers in MBPs since the IMA’s founding in 2001. She is certified to teach MBSR by the Center for Mindfulness in Worcester, Mass (USA).

Dr. Lehrhaupt has practiced Zen meditation since 1979 and has received full authorization as a Zen teacher. She began studying Tai Chi and Qigong in the late 1970s and for over 20 years directed innovative teacher-training programs in mindful movement.

She is the creator of the Mindfulness-Based Teacher Project (MBTP), a podcast series for mindfulness teachers and author/co-author of several books including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: The MBSR Program for Enhancing Health and Vitality (New World Library, 2017).

Born in New York City, Dr. Lehrhaupt has been living with her family in Germany since 1983.