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
Craniosacral Biodynamics
Other Courses and Overseas trainings
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.
SCOTLAND: 9-13 May and 27-30 June 2016 (non-residential) *Attendance at both Modules is required*
Tutor: Maura Sills, Karuna Founder and Director and assisted by Patricia Price
This course is limited to a max of 12 people, please book early to avoid disappointment
The Diploma constitutes 80 CPD hours
4-year MA Mindfulness Based Core Process Psychotherapy and 3-year MA Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice.
*We are currently accepting and processing applications including interviewing for 2016 intake*
Next retreat: 10-12 June 2016 "The Brahma Vihara" *NB: this retreat is full and we are operating a waiting list*
ALSO ADVANCED TRAINING SEMINAR (For those who have already completed the Kum Nye Foundation Training or have Kum Nye experience)
ADVANCED SEMINAR:   1-6 MAY 2016 *NB: this training is full and we are operating a waiting list*

Five-day residential course at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK
7 - 12 August 2016 *NB: Thre are only 3 places left on this course**
 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 UK
**NB: This course is fully booked and Bodhi Institute are operating a waiting list**
12 - 16 September 2016

Tutors: Ajahn Sucitto The Sanghathera and senior incumbent of Cittaviveka monastery in West Sussex


Workshops &
CPP Introductory Workshops
2016 :
DEVON : Friday 1 - Sunday 3 July 2016 (fully residential)
2016 DATES
DEVON: 29April-1 May 2016 & 17-19 June 2016 (fully residential) *NB: This course is full and we are operating a waiting list*
AND : 28 August - 1 September 2016 (4-day fully residential)
LONDON: 23&24 April and 21&22 May 2016 (non-res)
8-10 July 2016 and 2-4 September 2016.
Friday (evening) - Sunday (lunchtime)

Taught by Franklyn Sills with members of the teaching team.

Cost: £185 per workshop fully residential
Starting October 2016

Franklyn Sills
, Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute, and Cherionna Menzam-Sills, senior biodynamic teacher
William Emerson
Resolving Early Developmental Trauma with Spiritual and Psychological Approaches - *NB: This course is full and we are operating a waiting list*
2016 : Sunday (eve) 17 - Friday (lunchtime) 22 July 2016
Cost: £865 Deposit : £465 required to secure your place (non-refundable and non-transferable)
Residential Seminars
Composed of six five-day residential seminars over two years at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK

Bi-monthly seminars from March 2017

Taught by Franklyn Sills MA UKCP, BCST; and Cherionna Menzam-Sills PhD, RSMT, RCST

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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