This 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
Mindful State is a boutique mindfulness service provider. Personal attention and quality are paramount. The group will therefore not exceed 8 people. The trainer is very experienced and certified in the highest standard. You can rely on it that the training is in compliance with the official group MBSR standard. This means, you receive a thorough intake, sessions of 2 1/2 hours per week, a meditation day, qualitative teaching material and aftercare.
Mindfulness is for everyone! We all can benefit. The training contributes to personal growth and more well-being. Mindfulness meditation is like 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.
Mindfulness is a skill. By practicing, you will master important life skills for your well-being! In this process you will be guided 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 more you practice, the more you reap the benefits!
The program includes the following topics:
learning to switch from doing to being
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."
INTAKE & AFTERCARE
During a free online conversation, we carefully discuss your motivation, goals and challenges.
After the training, your trainer will contact you for an aftercare consultation.
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.
Marianne Smit is your mindfulness trainer. She has in-depth meditation experience and founded Mindful State in 2014. Marianne is a down-to-earth mindfulness trainer in the highest standard (cat. 1 VMBN). She extensively explored mindfulness and the science behind it in the Netherlands and abroad. Her mission is to structurally improve mental and social welfare through the development of mindfulness and social emotional skills based on the latest research. For that reason, she also supports the work of the Greater Good Science Center and brain research.
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 from abroad! Just make sure you sit in a quiet place free from distractions...
DATES & TIMES
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dates: 10, 17 February, 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 March, 7 April 2021
Meditation day: Sunday, 28th of March, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.
You can go to the registration form or you can call +31 (0) 6 242 10455 or email
We look forward to hear from you!
8 weekly sessions of 2 1/2 hours
online introductory meeting
qualitative teaching material
€ 395 incl. VAT.
For organizations 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 can also bring mindfulness to your doorstep!
Please get in touch with Marianne Smit for all the possibilities!