Karuna Institute
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The Karuna Institute

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.

Core Process Psychotherapy
About The Karuna Institute
Retreats
Craniosacral Biodynamics
Other Courses and Overseas trainings
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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.

Latest
NEWS

CPP Diploma in Relational Mindfulness

DEVON: 1 - 6 October 2017 & 11 - 16 March 2018 (fully residential)       DEVON: 8-13 July 2018 & 7-12 October 2018 (fully residential)

*Attendance at both Modules is required* The Diploma constitutes 80 CPD hours

SCOTLAND: 9-13 April and 2-5 July 2018 (non-residential)

with MAURA SILLS, Co-Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute
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MA Programmes

NEXT INTAKE - AUTUMN 2017

4 year MA Mindfulness Based Core Process Psychotherapy and 3-year MA Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice

**NB: Oct 2017 is the last intake for the 4-year MA Mindfulness Based Core Process Psychotherapy and Oct 2018 is the last intake for the 3-year Post-Qualification MA Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice**

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Kum Nye Training and Individual Retreats 2017 -18

NEXT RETREATS:

1 - 3 December 2017

NEXT 2018 RETREAT : 2-4 March 2018

ADVANCED KUM NYE RETREAT : 13-18 May 2018

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Upcoming
EVENTS

Italy: Meditation Retreat

Brahmaviharas: Willingness of Heart

With MAURA SILLS, Co-Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute

Date:
27 October - 1 November 2017

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A Whole World in our Hands:

Enriching your Practice

Tutor: KATHERINE UKLEJA

Date: 29 April - 3 May 2018

Open to Craniosacral Practitioners

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5-day CPD Training for Craniosacral Practitioners:

Relational Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

With MAURA SILLS, Co-Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute

Date:
24 - 29 June 2018

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Post Graduate Craniosacral Trainings:

With FRANKLYN SILLS, Co-Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute and Karuna Staff

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Workshops &
TRAININGS

CPP Introductory Workshops: 2018:

DEVON :

30 March - 1 April 2018; 20-22 July 2018 and 28-30 September 2018

Tutor(s): Senior Staff, Karuna Institute

Fully Residential

CPP Foundation Trainings:

2018 DATES - DEVON

Sunday 17 - Friday 22 June 2018

Tutor: MAURA SILLS, Co-Director and Founder of the Karuna Institute

5-DAY FORMAT

Fully Residential

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Craniosacral Introductory Workshops 2018:

Dates : 4-6 May 2018; 27-29 July 2018 and 31 August - 2 Sept 2018

Taught by FRANKLYN SILLS with members of the teaching team

Cost: £185 per workshop - Fully Residential.

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Craniosacral Two Year Professional Training

NEXT INTAKE Starting October 2017
NB: This Training is full and we're operating a waiting list
**We are currently processing applications for our 2018 Entry Training**

Tutors: FRANKLYN SILLS, Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute and Kauruna Staff Team

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William Emerson
WORKSHOPS 2018

Healing Early Trauma and Shock Deepening Intimacy With Self

With William Emerson Ph.D, assisted by Senior Karuna Staff Team Members: Sue Taylor and Cheryl Allen

22 - 27 April 2018

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William Emerson
WORKSHOPS 2018

Healing Early Trauma and Shock Deepening Intimacy With Others

With William Emerson Ph.D, assisted by Franlyn Sills and Cherionna Menzam-Sills

5 - 10 August 2018

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International
STUDENTS

The Karuna Institute has long been a home to students coming to attend our courses from outside of the United Kingdom
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