Retreats

Here you can find information on our retreats that take place throughout the year, in online and in-person formats.

Retreats are good opportunities to come back to balance, re-center, reconnect to your practice and deepen your practice.

Please check below for the most recent retreats and feel free to request one for your group or your organization.

TAKE A BREATH, TAKE A BREAK AND REFRESH:
MBSR-Based One-day Silent Summer Retreat
(Online Retreat co-organized by Orca Dreams, Medius, & Mindmoments)

We are in the summer break but you can’t relax yet?
Or maybe you are relaxed and enjoying summertime and want to reconnect to or deepen your practice?

In either case, if you feel the call to disconnect for a day from daily routines, social media and the internet and connect to yourself, your inner sources and practice with a group, join us for this day of mindfulness.

TIME & PLACE

Saturday, August 7, 2021
10:00 am-15:00 pm
Online: Zoom link will be provided after registration.
Deadline for Registration: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

PREREQUISITE

This retreat is suitable for individuals who either completed the 8-week MBSR program or have at least 3 months of meditation experience.

TRAINERS

Ayşe Dayı, PhD., Psychologist and Meditation Teacher, Orca Dreams
Mateja Lenarčič, MscBA, Certified MBSR Teacher and Certified Yoga Teacher, MEDIUS
Eva Zavacka, Psychologist and Certified MBSR Teacher, Mindmoments

Price: 67 Euros

The retreat will be in English, guided by three of us who are MBSR Teachers certified by IMA: Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches, which is the oldest training institute for mindfulness based approaches in Europe. During the day, we will guide you in different sitting meditations and meditations in movement and end with a short sharing of those who would like to share. All you need is a good internet connection and a quiet space where you will not be disturbed.

For registration, please fill out the form below. You will receive an email confirmation with the payment link. Your registration will be complete after you make the payment. If you have any questions, you can include them in the form or write to us at

INFORMATION ON TRAINERS
Ayşe Dayı, PhD

After completing her bachelors degrees in Psychology and Political Science & International Relations and PhD in Human Development & Family Studies and Women’s Studies, Ayşe conducted research and activism and taught in universities in the U.S., Turkey, Switzerland and Germany on gender, psychology and women’s health/sexuality. During this time she continued her Tai Chi, Qiqong, Reiki and Meditation training and practice. Ayşe lives in Berlin and is currently providing courses, programs and consultation to individuals and institutions with her platform Orca Dreams: Platform for Mindful Living. She is an MBSR Teacher certified by IMA: Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches and is a member of the Association of MBSR-MBCT Mindfulness Teachers (Verband der Achtsamkeitslehrenden MBSR-MBCT).

Mateja Lenarčič, MScBA

As the founder and director of Medius: Institute for mindfulness and mediation, Mateja leads professional MBSR: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction trainings, workshops and programs for organizations and individuals, including specific workshops of mindful communication and mindful dialogue and individual counseling based on MBSR. With more than 20 years of experience in the business world and good knowledge of companies, Mateja gives trainings on mindfulness-based leadership and stress management at work. Through her work she aims to contribute to developing transparent business and organizational cultures based on mutual respect and understanding and to the development of individuals who manage stressful situations and live in harmony with themselves and their working environment. You can find more information about Mateja from here.

Eva Zavacka

Eva is a psychologist who specializes in developing individuals and groups through mindfulness approaches, understanding own internal experience and working with the attitudes to it, as well as working with stress reactions. Eva completed internationally certified long-term MBSR teacher training with Institute for Mindfulness-Based Approaches in Berlin and a mindfulness teacher training accredited by UK Complementary Medical Association.  She is also an internationally certified coach. Eva has over 15 years of experience in the business, HR and leadership development in a global technology company where she held management positions in different countries. She founded and runs Mindmoments.

 

 

  • Retreat Registration Form

    Registration closes on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021, so don’t wait!

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Orca Dreams: Platform For Mindful Living
Ayse Dayi
Laubacher Strasse 54A,
14197 Berlin,
Deutschland

Contact:
Telephone: +49 178 317 9494
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