Acem Meditation reduces harmful stress

A growing body of research, and nearly 50 years of experience, has shown that Acem Meditation induces deep relaxation and is an effective way to break vicious circles and combat chronic stress.

Acem Meditation and relationships

Acem Meditation is a tool for improving the quality of relationships. After having unloaded the stress from the day, it is easier to enjoy the company of people we care about.

Scientific research

The anti-stress effects of Acem Meditation are confirmed by scientific research. Blood pressure and heart rate are reduced, the immune system is strengthened, performance under pressure is enhanced, and brain waves show deep relaxation.

More energy

Acem Meditation re-energizes the mind and body by enabling us to tap into our source of inner strength.

Acem Meditation for health and well-being

Recent scientific studies document that Acem Meditation has biological effects that may be good for your health in a number of ways.

Acem Meditation and creativity

Sometimes we are in the flow. We are present, close to ourselves and others, and do things in fresh ways rather than repeating known patterns.

The power of silence

You sit down, close your eyes and start meditating. Your breathing slows down, and your thoughts flow almost imperceptibly by.

Non-religious meditation

Acem Meditation is a non-religious technique developed in Scandinavia by doctors and psychologists. Its profound effects come from opening the mind rather than directing it towards particular goals.

Beyond mindfulness

While mindfulness seeks to reduce mind wandering, Acem Meditation opens the mind to the creative and recreative energy of passing thoughts and images, boosting the relaxation effect and stimulating long-term improvements in work life and personal relations.

Meditate the Nordic way


Acem Meditation has been developed in Scandinavia - by doctors, psychologists and other professionals firmly based in the Western secular and scientific tradition. It’s rather like taking a refreshing walk in the woods - inside you.

Anoop Jayaraj

Chess is a logical game, and you can’t allow yourself to be carried away by emotions. If you touch a piece, you have to move it. One little diversion can lose an entire game. Anoop found that Acem Meditation helped him to concentrate.

Non-religious meditation

Acem Meditation is a simple mindful technique for relaxation, health and personal growth. Based on modern psychology and scientific research.

Beginner's courses

Acem Meditation is easy to learn. Personal instruction and guidance ensure that you get a good start. More...

Follow-up activities

To meet and discuss with fellow meditators improves your understanding of the technique. More...

Scientific Research

Meditation that works. More...


What do people say. More...

Moderator training

Moderator training in Acem

Neuroscience of meditation

Meditation activates areas of the brain cortex associated with attention. It may stimulate brain plasticity and increase the thickness of parts of the brain cortex. Some forms of meditation reduce mind-wandering, while others seem to facilitate and make use of it.

Learn meditation in your country

Practical information for international retreats at Halvorsbøle

If you are planning to attend an international retreat at Acem International Retreat Centre Halvorsbøle, please read the information below. In addition, click a link in the right column to obtain information on the programme, deadlines, fees and course number of the retreat you plan to attend.

Practical information for Training in Interpersonal Communication

If you are planning to attend the Training in Interpersonal Communication, please read the information below. In addition, click a link in the right column to obtain information on the programme, deadlines, course fees and course number of the course you plan to attend.