The Karuna Institute, founded by Maura and Franklyn Sills in 1984, is an international residential Training and Retreat Centre. All the activities of the Institute are based on mindfulness practice. As such, Karuna is one of the oldest Centres worldwide to integrate and teach mindfulness practices as professional healing skills in the west. We offer trainings in Core Process Psychotherapy and Craniosacral Biodynamic Therapy with both streams leading to professional qualifications.
We also offer retreats for silence and re-connection with ourselves; time for just 'being', with all the possibilities that can unfold from that experience. The combination of the stunning position and the uniqueness of the teaching has made Karuna Institute renowned throughout the world as a centre for residential training and retreats. The Institute provides opportunities for deepening embodied awareness and cultivating presence and open-heartedness in relationship.
CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Course for Accredited Cranial Practitioners : this course counts towards the Advanced Cranial Diploma
with Maura Sills, co-Founder of the Karuna Institute
Sunday 3 – Friday 8 April 2016
A two day conference exploring the place of Silence in Psychotherapy, Society and our World
Regent’s University, Regent’s Park, London
16 - 17 April 2016
Five-day residential course at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK
7 - 12 August 2016
Teachers: Maura Sills Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute and Akincano M Weber, Swiss Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist
Five-day residential course at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK12 - 16 September 2016Tutors: Ajahn Sucitto
The Sanghathera and senior incumbent of Cittaviveka monastery in West Sussex.