Type: Body & mind
You want to learn how to cope with stress? Are you searching for direction and balance in your life? Mindfulness can help you live your life with more awareness and feel resilient. By living in the here and now, without reacting or judging, you will experience a vigilant peace and harmony.
You can practice Mindfulness in 3 forms:
To develop mindfulness you will need to practice regularly. You can practice 2x a week. In ClubWest (check yoga-timetable) and in USC Body & Mind (check mindfulness-timetable). This class is Dutch spoken.
Scientific evidence states that a period of 8 weeks is long enough to provoke lasting effects:
Kristiaan bij de Vaate
studied psychology at the UvA and experienced yoga and meditation first hand in Nepal and India. He became a certified mindfulness trainer MBSR at the ‘Centrum voor Mindfulness’. Kristiaan also teaches spinning, circuit training and bootcamp at the USC. Kristiaan is certified member (cat. 1) of the VMBN.
has over 40 years of yoga and meditation experience. In 2006 she followed a 4-year course in Traditionele Intregrale Yoga at Devine Life Society (in Bussum). She is also a certified mindfulnesstrainer MBSR and updates her knowledge and experience regularly in yoga and mindfulness courses. At the USC she gives hatha yoga, mindful yoga class and the mindfulness course. Lies is certified member (cat. 1) of the VMBN.
has over 10 years yoga and meditation experience. Since 2013 she is a yoga instructor after completing a 3 years course in transformative yoga. Besides this she is a certified mindfulness trainer MBSR. At the USC she is the mindful yoga instructor.
Under the additional health insurance some health insurance companies cover the mindfulness training costs. Both Kristiaan and Lies are certified members (cat. 1) of the VMBN.
Are you a sports fanatic? Are you interested in various sports? The USC passe-partout is the right thing for you! This membership comprises a whole lot of different sports. The mindful yoga training is part of the passe-partout.
Mindful yoga / year
Mindful yoga / 3 months
B&M, Mindfulness 9x, start Saturday 17 Feb 10.00
B&M, Mindfulness 9x, start Wed 11 July 19.30
B&M, Mindfulness 9x, start Wednesday 17 Jan 14.00
B&M, Mindfulness 9x, start Wednesday 2 May 14.00
B&M, Mindfulness Silence day, Sun 1 July 11.00
Subscription mindfulness course
You cannot subscribe online for the mindfulness course.
After doing this intake interview you can subscribe at the front desks of sportcentrum Universum, Amstelcampus, ASC, ClubWest and PCH Fitness.
Subscription for intake
8x 2,5 hours classes plus a silence day
Location: USC Body & Mind
Wednesday 14.00 – 16.30
20 September – 8 November 2017 (silence day, Sun. 29 October)
17 January – 7 March 2018 (silence day, Sun. 25 February)
2 May – 20 June 2018 (silence day Sun 10 June)
Saturday 10.00 – 12.30
Silence day on Saturday
21 October – 16 December 2017 (silence day, Sat.)
17 February – 14 April 2018 (silence day, Sat.)
25 March 2018
1 July 2018
|Cat. I||students UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities|
|Cat. II||employees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences|
|Cat. III||anyone else|