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Online / 1 hour per week
John Kabat-Zinn 8-week Course MBSR

This training qualifies for Health Insurance Reimbursement.

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This Individual Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training (MBSR) is given according to the gold standard created by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. It is the most researched and established secular mindfulness program available. 


This mindfulness training is for everyone who wishes to increase their quality of life by:


  • increasing resilience, peace and living with greater ease

  • ​learning how to skillfully manage stress

  • learning how to release difficult thoughts and decrease mind wandering

  • learning how to deal with difficult feelings, like tension, anxiety or pain


  • more consideration & time for your challenges 

  • privacy to discuss personal experiences and topics

  • personal 1 on 1 guidance for more impact

  • start when you want

  • times and days tailored to your schedule


Join the most trusted secular mindfulness program with Marianne Smit. She is the founder of Mindful State. A boutique and specialized mindfulness provider. Personal, qualitative and experienced guidance are at the heart of the Mindful State service. Marianne Smit is a down-to-earth certified mindfulness trainer in the highest standard (cat. 1 VMBN) with extensive meditation experience, working with groundbreaking international science-based and in-depth knowledge. Qualitative teaching material and personal guidance ensure an enriching experience with sustainable effect!


Mindfulness is for everyone! We all can benefit. The training contributes to personal growth and more well-being. Mindfulness meditation is also considered a mental workout. It is good for your brain! Many people around the world have experienced the positive science-based effects of mindfulness. Mindfulness is a truly beneficial experience. 

On our in depth research page, you can find more information about the positive effects for you on an individual level and the work related benefits. 


During a free online conversation, we carefully discuss your motivation, goals and challenges. If you have any questions at that moment go ahead! We decide mutually, if and when we start the mindfulness training. When the training is over, an aftercare consultation is scheduled.


Mindfulness is a skill. By practicing, you will master important life skills for your well-being! In this process you will be guided 1 hour per week by your trainer. The program takes place over an eight-week period. You will get to work with meditations, relaxation and awareness exercises & theory. Take 45 minutes of daily practice into consideration.


The program includes the following topics:

  • the autopilot

  • learning to switch from doing to being

  • stress education

  • dealing with thoughts and emotions

  • recognizing mental and physical boundaries

  • (self) care & compassion

  • positive mental habits


"I have learned to take more moments of rest during the day, to allow myself more breathing space and to be more kind towards myself."

- Maud


You receive qualitative teaching material. You’re provided with theory, tools, tips, quotes, research, articles, inspiration and forms. You also receive audiotracks with various mindfulness meditations. 


It is possible to follow the individual mindfulness training with a family member, partner, girlfriend or friend. 



The training is live online. You only need a computer, laptop or tablet and internet! This gives you the freedom to follow this mindfulness training anywhere in the Netherlands or abroad! Just make sure you sit in a quiet place free from distractions...





It may be that your Dutch health insurer (partially) reimburses this mindfulness training. Check the Dutch Zorgwijzer for reimbursement.


In some cases, employers contribute in the context of sustainable employability, prevention, recovery (reintegration) or if you have a personal development budget.


Are you disabled or unemployed? Ask the Dutch UWV about the possibilities for reimbursement. Make sure you can motivate, why this mindfulness training can contribute to your recovery or employability.


Are you self-employed? Inform with your accountant or the tax authorities for possible tax benefits.


Are you a caregiver? Dutch Health Insurance 

Companies might reimburse this MBSR training. Please check your Health Insurance.

Please, go to the Contact Form or you can call +31 (0) 6 242 10455!

  • 8 weekly sessions of 1 hour

  • online face to face introductory meeting

  • aftercare consultation

  • qualitative teaching material

  • audiotracks

ONLINE (during the day or evening):

Individual: € 550, - incl. VAT.

Self-employed: € 550 excl. VAT.

For two: 1 1/4 hr, € 525 p.p.incl. VAT.

Organization: Different rates may apply. Please get in touch for more details.


Are you looking for custom-made mindfulness? Mindfulness addressing a specific subject or tailored to your organization? We also can bring mindfulness to your doorstep! Please get in touch with Marianne Smit for all the possibilities!

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