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START NEXT LIVE COURSE – SUNDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2021

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ONLINE COURSE

Take this online introductory course live or on-demand

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DURATION

Follow one session each week for 10 weeks

GUIDANCE

Sessions guided by former Buddhist monk, Master Niels

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STUDY MATERIALS

All of your study materials are included with IMI Plus

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Live course – 19 September 2021

Mindfulness Introductory Course
(live / 10 weeks)

A minimum donation of €9.90/month is required to get your study materials

Donation-based

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Mindfulness Introductory Course (on-demand / 10 weeks)

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€9.90/month

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The Essence of Mindfulness

(donation-based)

Starting 19 September 2021, at 9:30 am (CEST)

This online introductory course is quite different from any other mindfulness course and a great course to start with for any level of practitioner. During this course, Master Niels will teach you the latest insights into mindfulness and many new powerful mindfulness techniques.

Practice together with other practitioners from all over the world during 10 highly effective live mindfulness sessions. After completing this course, you will be able to live life more mindfully, and the techniques you will learn can help you overcome problems, like a busy mind, anxiety, stress, and low self-esteem.

TAKE THIS COURSE ONLINE (LIVE OR ON-DEMAND)

By practicing live as a group, you will notice that you will generate more mindfulness energy, benefiting your practice. Furthermore, you have a unique opportunity to ask personal questions to a mindfulness master!

Can’t make it to this live course? Join us on another date or easily enroll in our on-demand course at a moment that suits you best. The on-demand course is available with IMI Plus for only €9.90 per month. Click here to read more about IMI Plus.

HOW TO REGISTER

Register for our donation-based live mindfulness course by filling in the registration form at the bottom of the page. After completing the form, you are redirected to the secured payment environment of Stripe to make your minimum donation of €9.90 per month for your required study materials (IMI Plus).

To follow the on-demand course, simply purchase IMI Plus to get started right away.

Only with an active IMI Plus membership you will receive your invitation to join the first live session on 19 September.

MAKE A MINIMUM DONATION TO START (LIVE COURSE)

To provide you with this course, we ask you for a minimum donation in the form of our monthly membership, IMI Plus. For only €9.90/month, you not only join this live course but you will also have immediate access to all of your study materials and a lot more! You can even catch up on missed sessions.

You will be redirected to make your required minimum donation after completing the registration form.

MAKE A DONATION BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THE COURSE

Our live Introductory Course is available on a donation basis. On top of the required minimum donation for your study materials, you can make a donation of any amount before, during, or after you completed the course.

ONLINE STUDY MATERIALS TO SUPPORT YOUR PRACTICE

Join the sessions or watch them on-demand, and practice during the week with your study materials. Summaries, practice schedules, exercises, and additional content are available at any time with IMI Plus to enhance your practice and master your new techniques.

Get your study materials here or click here to read more about IMI Plus

FOR BEGINNERS AND ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS

While this is an excellent course if you are new to mindfulness, we believe that everyone from a beginner to an advanced practitioner can benefit from these techniques and come to deeper insights.

LIVE COURSE SCHEDULE

🇺🇸 Los Angeles

🕧 0:30 – 2:00 am

🇨🇦 Vancouver

🇺🇸 Los Angeles / 🇨🇦 Vancouver

🕧 0:30 – 2:00 am

🇺🇸 New York

🕞 3:30 – 5:00 am

🇨🇦 Toronto

🇺🇸 New York / 🇨🇦 Toronto

🕞 3:30 – 5:00 am

🇬🇧 London

🕣 8:30 – 10:00 am

🇳🇱 Amsterdam

🕤 9:30 – 11:00 am

🇮🇳 New Delhi

🕐 1:00 – 2:30 pm

🇦🇺 Perth

🕞 3:30 – 5:00 pm

🇦🇺 Sydney

🕠 5:30 – 7:00 pm

🇦🇺 Perth

🕞 3:30 – 5:00 pm

🇦🇺 Sydney

🕠 5:30 – 7:00 pm

Session 1

19 September

9:30 – 11:00 am

Session 2

26 September

9:30 – 11:00 am

Session 3

3 October

9:30 – 11:00 am

Session 4

10 October

9:30 – 11:00 am

Session 5

24 October

9:30 – 11:00 am

Session 6

31 October

9:30 – 11:00 am *

Session 7

7 November

9:30 – 11:00 am *

Session 8

14 November

9:30 – 11:00 am *

Session 9

21 November

9:30 – 11:00 am *

Session 10

28 November

8:00 – 1:00 pm * **

All times are UTC+2

* UTC+1 (Daylight Saving Time ending)

** 5-hr Mind Retreat

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Included in this Introductory Course are

🗓️ 10 GROUNDBREAKING SESSIONS

Follow one session (of approx. 90 minutes) per week for ten weeks

⚡ 8 NEW TECHNIQUES

Learn 8 powerful, new internal and external mindfulness techniques

🧘🏻 EXPERT GUIDANCE

Receive guidance of former Buddhist monk Master Niels

📎 STUDY MATERIALS

Summaries, exercises, and practice schedules for each session

⭐  EXTRA GUIDED SESSIONS

Watch extra sessions to practice the techniques taught during the course

✨ SPECIAL INITIATION

Receive a special initiation by Master Niels during the final session

📝  TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Find out how well you are doing by completing occasional test

⏳  5-HOUR MIND RETREAT

You will complete your 10-week course with a closing retreat

✨ ADDITIONAL MODULES

Support your practice with many additional modules within IMI Plus

🌍  WEEKLY LIVE PRACTICE SESSIONS

Weekly practice together with other members of the IMI community

🌍  STUDENT COMMUNITY

Ask questions and share experiences on our student community board

🌍  NEW CONTENT

We continue to publish more and more content. All included in IMI Plus!

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Why sign up for this introductory course?

Learn the real essence of mindfulness by receiving teachings of a true master

Learn the latest and most powerful mindfulness techniques in the world

Learn how to integrate mindfulness in your daily life

Reduce your physical complaints

Reduce a busy mind, stress, worries, anxiety, anger and low self-esteem

Learn how to quiet your mind and deal with your emotions

Learn how to deal with problems and challenges

Follow this course anywhere online (COVID-19 proof)

Get an unmissable initiation from Master Niels that will boost your mindfulness practice

Ask your personal questions to Master Niels during the live sessions

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START NEXT LIVE COURSE – SUNDAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2021

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✏️ Fill in the form to sign up and make your minimum required donation of €9.90/month for your study materials (IMI Plus).

What do others say about this course?

“This course was wonderful! I learned a lot about mindfulness. I’ve continued practicing everyday with the techniques I learned. I live in America. I was willing to get up at 330am. It was that good.”

Amber Kirk
USA

“My whole life I’ve been struggling with my ‘monkey mind’ and self doubt. It controlled my life. During this 10-week course I have learned so much, and so fast, about how to become the observer of my thoughts. More and more I’m able to create mindful energy at any moment of the day. I feel more calm, more love, more aware. I’m very grateful that I had the opportunity to join this course. And thankful for Niels being such a great teacher and putting all this effort in making this knowledge accessible for me/us/others. You rock Niels!”

Kevin la Grand
The Netherlands

“For me this course was an amazing adventure. Mindfulness which I knew was different. I like to discover my new possibilities and this course gives me many new practice insights to do so. I am very grateful to Master Niels and team IMI.”

Teresa Musiał
Poland

“A must for everyone! Follow this groundbreaking mindfulness course and learn how being aware of your body and your thoughts can significantly change your life in a positive way.”

Coen Middelweerd
The Netherlands

“This is a fantastic course to begin to understand how to be mindful and how to use everyday mindfulness practice to deal with various problems. Good guidance, assistance at every step during and after sessions, and interesting and helpful materials to support the everyday practice. Thank you!”

Reet Otsason
Poland

“This course has given me much more than I expected. There has really changed a lot in how I look at things and how I approach things. My life is more effortless and lighter!”

Aukje Bosscher
The Netherlands

Frequently asked questions

‘The Essence of Mindfulness – Introductory Course’ is a 10-week introductory course to mindfulness that you can follow entirely online, both live and on-demand. Purchase IMI Plus for only €9.90 per month to follow the course on-demand on our online platform for mindfulness. Click here for more information.

You can sign up for this course by filling in the registration form above. To complete your registration, and to ensure that you will receive your invitation to join the live session, we ask you to purchase IMI Plus for only €9.90 month.

For us to be able to provide this course on a donation basis, we ask you for a minimum donation. With IMI Plus, you not only join the live course, but also get access to a lot of extras, such as all the study materials and exercises you need during this course.

It’s our goal to spread our knowledge about mindfulness to as many people as possible. That’s why we choose to give this introductory course on a donation basis. You can make a donation of any amount during or after completing this course.

However, for us to be able to provide this course on a donation basis, we ask you for a minimum donation in the form of purchasing IMI Plus for only €9.90 per month. With IMI Plus, you not only join the live course, but also get access to a lot of extras, such as all the study materials and exercises you need during this course.

The entire introductory course, ‘The Essence of Mindfulness,’ takes 10 weeks with one session of about 90 minutes each week. You will conclude the course with a 5-hour Mind Retreat.

The next edition of our introductory course starts on Sunday, 19 September, at 9:30 am UTC+2 with sessions each Sunday from 9:30 to 11:00 am. You can find the complete schedule on this page.

‘The Essence of Mindfulness – Introductory Course’ is included in our IMI Plus membership. You can get IMI Plus for only €9.90 per month.

Before the start of each session, you will receive an email with a link to join the live session. You can easily watch the session in your preferred browser on desktop, tablet, or smartphone. No additional software is needed.

During our 10-week introductory course, you will learn 8 new external and internal mindfulness techniques that you haven’t learned anywhere else. You will also learn how to apply these techniques to overcome your problems and to stay in the here and now at all times.

Our introductory course is an excellent course if you are new to mindfulness. However, we believe that everyone from a beginner to an advanced practitioner can benefit their mindfulness practice from these techniques and come to deeper insights.

Yes, you can start this 10-week introductory course on our online platform for mindfulness at any moment that suits you. The entire course takes 10 weeks and we advise you to not follow more than one session per week, so that you have enough time to practice and master all of your new techniques.

Of course, you can always take more time for a session if you feel you need to.

Yes, you can re-watch each session as part of your study materials on our online platform for mindfulness. You can find the contents for this introductory course in the module ‘Step 1 – Introductory Course’ in your student dashboard. After opening the module, each session starts with a chapter with the corresponding video session and an audio recording included at the top of the session’s summary.

Your study material for the online introductory course is part of our IMI Plus membership. With IMI Plus you have access to video and audio sessions, summaries, practice schedules, extra guided sessions, and more for each session of the introductory course. You will also have access to the additional modules on our platform to support your mindfulness practice.

You can simply access all of the courses by logging in to our online platform and navigating to your student dashboard.

The study materials for our 10-week introductory course exist out of audio and video sessions, written summaries, practice schedules, presentation slides, extra guided sessions, and more.

You will have access to all sessions of this introductory course and the additional study materials for as long as you are an IMI Plus member. Your access will expire on the expiry date of your membership.

Yes, with IMI Plus you will have access to the study material for this introductory course, and to selected modules to support your online practice. We are still adding new content and new modules periodically, so you will have access to more, and more study material over time.

We continue to improve the study material for this course, and publish new content to support your practice. Next to that, we continuously add new courses and publish new content, such as recorded audio and video sessions, motivational stories, exercises and practice schedules, and articles to existing courses.

IMI Plus is a membership to the online platform of the Inner Mind Institute. For only €9.90 per month you get access to the study material for our 10-week introductory course, ‘The Essence of Mindfulness,’ and other selected modules to support your mindfulness practice.

You can cancel your IMI Plus membership at any time through the billing tab of your account on our online platform for mindfulness.

If there’s something else you would like to know about our online introductory course, you can send us email at mindful@innermindinstitute.org