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Other Courses and Overseas Traingings

Other Courses & Overseas trainings

The Karuna Institute provides Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses for Accredited Practitioners.

In addition The Karuna Institute and its tutors present overseas trainings, details of which will appear here. Please visit this page often for updates.

LONDON INSIGHT WORKSHOP with MAURA SILLS, Co-director and founder of the Karuna Institute and the innovator of Core Process Psychotherapy

“Fear and Anxiety” : 4 March 2017

Exploration of the universality of the experience of Fear and Anxiety and how it constricts consciousness, how it reduces our capacity for ‘hereness” and programmes our perception, feeling and thinking. Establishing the conditions for expanding and decompressing with a possibility of a return to contact with the inner quality of safety, trust and willingness of heart.


Events at London Insight are offered in a spirit of generosity. The price you pay goes towards the running of the event but does not include any payment to the teachers for their teaching. Instead our teachers rely on the generosity of participants for their livelihood. You will be invited to make a financial contribution to the teacher’s livelihood at the event.


Standard: £32.00 (£39.20 with lunch) – This covers our costs but not the cost of providing supported places Sponsor: £45.00 (£52.20 with lunch) – A voluntary higher rate enabling us to offer supported rate places Supported: £20.00 (£27.20 with lunch) – For those unable to afford the standard rate

Please pay the sponsor rate if you can.

If you are unable to afford the supported rate please let us know. We try to ensure that no one is turned away because of lack of funds.

LUNCH: is available in Jamyang’s café (a vegetarian main meal plus salads – drinks are not included).  If you’d like to book this, please pay when you book your ticket for the event.

SEATING: Chairs and mats will be provided; bring your own cushion if you prefer to sit on the floor.

REGISTRATION: will open at 9.30am; the teachings will begin at 10.00am


Time:10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:£20 - £52.20
Venue  Jamyang Buddhist Centre
43 Renfrew Road, London, SE11 4NA United Kingdom

To book please do so via the London Insight website : https://www.londoninsight.org/event/fear-and-anxiety/

Diploma in Relational Mindfulness/CPD

NEXT INTAKE :*attendance at both modules is required"

DEVON : 5-10 March 2017 and 4-9 June 2017 *fully residential*


SCOTLAND : 17-21 April 2017 (Mon-Frid) and 12-15 June 2017 (Mon-Thurs) *non-residential*


William Emerson Workshop

A Personal Workshop with William R. Emerson PhD and assisted by Sue Taylor and Cheryl Allen

A Five-Day FULLY RESIDENTIAL Workshop at the Karuna Institute, Devon *NB This workshop is full and we are operating a waiting list*

Dates: Sunday 25 - Friday 30 June 2017

5-day CPD Training for Craniosacral Practitioners : "Relational Mindfulness in Clinical Practice"

Staff : Maura Sills, Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute

Dates : 24-29 June 2018

Cost : £675 (fully residential)

Deposit : £375 (non-refundable and non-transferable) Payment of the Deposit is necessary to secure your place

Payment of the balance is required one month prior to commencement of the course


The Prenatal Person

An Exploration in Prenatal and Birth Experience Within Clinical Practice

Composed of six five-day residential seminars over two years at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK

Franklyn Sills MA, UKCP, RCST, BCST Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute and Cherionna Menzam-Sills PhD, RSMT, RCST, BCST, senior biodynamic teacher, somatic psychotherapist, pre- and perinatal therapist and continuum teacher.

Seminar 1: 19-24 March 2017
Seminar 2: 9-14 July 2017
Seminar 3: 12-17 November 2017
Seminar 4: 21-26 January 2018
Seminar 5: 15-20 April 2018
Seminar 6: 15-20 July 2018

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