Your life is valuable! Make well-being, mindfulness and self-care your priorities in 2016! For a full overview of the future events, consult our Mindful Brain Events Calendar
At Mindful Brain we believe that every individual has the potential to grow and flourish. That is why we are motivated to develop a high quality and evidence-based training experience for individuals, organizations, educational institutions, and the community at large. We deliver courses and workshops in an engaging and effective, helpful and empathetic environment in which you can learn and grow
When we cultivate awareness, we create a space, a moment of choice where we can respond to life more effectively
Are you interested in mindfulness exploration? Join the conversation. Meditation and Breathing practices? You’re covered. Stress reduction techniques? Welcome on board. How to live a balanced life? That too. All the little things that matter? Well, you get the picture .....
Learn the tools to reconnect with yourself and live your life with a greater sense of presence, clarity, focus and balance
Support your employees to develop stress resilience while optimizing performance, improve focus and concentration and develop self-control
Mindfulness offers the opportunity for cultivating attention, compassion, well-being and stress-resilience not only in the students, but also in teachers themselves
Mindful Brain offers high-quality, transformative and rigorous mindfulness courses to individuals and organizations interested in improving their well-being, efficiency, productivity and joy in life
We provide relevant cutting-edge scientific discoveries about the mind and the brain that will give you the confidence and motivation to practice Mindfulness
Our project is supported by highly trained teachers that bring rigor and depth of experience to all our mindfulness-based interventions
MBSR, ongoing drop-in meditation classes, workshops, retreats, and seminars on mindful-living topics to help support all levels of practice. Business & Education trainings
In preparation for our annual team outdoor meeting a colleague came up with the idea of including a session on mindfulness. At the time I was not sure about this. I felt this was not business related enough and that the team might not take it seriously. I was wrong!! Ela’s session was inspiring and big success. People liked it very much and have even enquired about possible follow up sessions. For some of them it was their first experience of building healthy awareness and consciousness, thereby helping to maintain attention and balance. For others it was a good moment for their own personal reflection and focus. In particular, for our organization, it was an opportunity to learn about an additional key skill in effectiveness and efficiency in the workplace.
In the fall of 2013 we had the pleasure and opportunity to run an MBSR course with Ela Amarie at our clinic in Bern. The eight weekly sessions and the one-day retreat gave me and my colleagues (chiropractors, medical massage therapists and staff) a chance to take a look at ourselves and each other from a different vantage point. It gave us a better feeling for our surroundings and an appreciation for ourselves and how our perception affects our daily life in every way. Wisely led by Ela we got to discover ourselves through simple and fun exercises that has led to a much needed change in our normally stressed out and sometimes unconscious lives. The increase in stress related chronic pain and disability is no less than an epidemic in our society. This is the kind of change needed. We will now recommend MBSR to our patients.
We invited Ela to our regional Learning & Development meeting at the beginning of the year. Ela demonstrated to be a very flexible and customer oriented partner, adapting to our meeting purpose, audience and timings. Despite the fact Mindfulness topic was new for many of our participants, we received very good feedback about the experience; it was a nice start for our busy agenda afterwards.
In May 2013 I've organized a Customer Event with a group of leaders from international companies and corporations. With this occasion I've invited Ela to run a 3h introductory workshop on Mindfulness. The event was well received and highly appreciated.
In my role as Global HR Business Partner for Group Informatics at F. Hoffmann - La Roche, I had the pleasure to work with Ela Amarie twice. First as an attendee of one her mindfulness programs and secondly we organized together a leadership team workshop that included mindfulness and unconscious bias topics. I extremely appreciate her professional approach and flexibly to address individual needs of a team - she's never just applying a standard procedure. She always finds the right balance between understanding the mindset of super busy professionals and creating an environment that allows reflection and discussions on mindfulness. I can absolutely recommend a collaboration with Ela Amarie - it's very worthwhile an investment!
I never really felt I got meditation until I encountered the mindful approach. I joined Ela's classes a few months ago. Her sessions are always enlightening, and I try to attend regularly. It's a little oasis in the stresses of life.
Hi Ela, many thanks for showing me how to identify and control my "thoughts". I can't wait to learn more and more about how brain works through your help and our fab meditation classes. See you next Tuesday.
I participated in a one day Cognitive and Emotional balance workshop that Ela organized in Bucharest. It was my perfect first true experience with mindfulness. Learning how to keep myself present and experiencing some simple but revealing exercises. So easy to practice and to understand! Thank you, Ela, hope to be together soon.:) I am the fan of “mindful brain” on FB and I promote the mindfulness approach by sharing your postings. My deep hope is that all my friends will embrace these ideas and the community of mindful people will increase day by day.
I've been participating in Ela's urban meditation classes and it's been really great! I've learnt a lot about myself, my life, my habits, and with the help of mindfulness mediation practices and the techniques I've learnt, I've been able to find that 'space' to breath in my hectic and often over-loaded lifestyle. Ela opens the door to mindfulness meditation in a very open and unbiased way so that it can be accessible to anybody from any walk of life. I can highly recommend Ela's urban meditation classes whether it be for the experienced meditator, or simply the beginner wanting to see what its all about! Many thanks!
I highly recommend the MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) course!!. We are approaching our last week and no one wants it to end! Its very educational and if you really commit yourself to the practices and homework, it can be tremendously rewarding. Not to mention we have a great teacher and participants ;-)
We believe mindfulness is a foundation for education; mindfulness provides the optimal conditions for learning and teaching and also supports all pedagogical approaches
Mindfulness workshops to build resilience and reduce stress
Mindfulness workshops to develop social and emotional learning skills
Mindfulness 8-week well-being program designed for teachers
Contact us to discuss other custom mindfulness interventions
We are proud to work with a fantastic set of clients. Our clients include, amongst others, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Microsoft, Mondelez, Nestle, LafargeHolcim, UBS, thyssenkrupp, and Praxis INTEGRI AG
During these sessions you get introduced to the science of mindfulness and experience its benefits
Whether your interest is in increasing performance, reducing stress, or building resilience and emotional intelligence, we can deliver courses appropriate to your theme
A result-focused program that helps employees reduce stress while improving focus, memory, relationships and self-control
You can organize a team event and explore in depth the benefits of mindfulness practices. Discover the value of slowing down and enjoy a technological detox
A tailored individual approach to find your anchor in the middle of a fast-paced and complex business environment
Stress Management, Emotional Balance, Attention Management, Mindfulness in the Digital World