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Train your mind with

Yeshin Norbu
mindfulness and compassion teachers

These are our teachers and facilitators this semester for Mindfulness and compassion courses and events

Martin Ström

Martin Ström

Martin is the Director of Yeshin Norbu. For almost 20 years he’s been on a mission to understand more about the mind, both from a western neuro scientific and an eastern contemplative perspective. Martin is a licensed CBT Psychologist and has practiced meditation for almost two decades. He is a graduate of the two-year program Foundation of Buddhist Thought. Martin teaches mindfulness in the corporate world as an accredited trainer of Corporate Based Mindfulness Training. He is also the co-author of three books: Fokus på jobbet, I’m Sorry You Were Saying and The Mind of The Leader. 

 This semester Martin is leading our Foundations of Mindfulness courses and half day retreats, the lunch time drop-in mindfulness meditation (on Mondays and Fridays) and the introduction to mindfulness and meditation evenings. 

Sara Karlgren

Sara Karlgren

Sara is the Spiritual Program Coordinator at Yeshin Norbu. She has a professional background in HR. Sara has been a Buddhist practitioner since 2007 and has spent a lot of time at FPMT centres around the world taking courses, doing retreats and volunteering. She moved to Stockholm earlier this year in order to offer service at Yeshin Norbu. 

This semester Sara is leading our drop in mindfulness meditation evenings, the lunch time drop-in mindfulness meditation (on Thursdays), the “We practice together” evenings as well as the introduction to mindfulness and meditation evenings. 

Per Bertilsson

Per Bertilsson

 Per has had a long international career working for UN-agencies and other international organizations on developmental issues focusing on environmental and natural resources management and social development. He has lived and worked in many countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America for close to 30 years. In parallel with his professional career, Per has been a student of Buddhism and Buddhist history and art. He has a particular interest in the historical evolution of Buddhism. Per is committed to promoting secular ethics as an essential part of addressing the challenges of today’s society. 

Per leads our book circles and is the chairman of the board of Yeshin Norbu Non-profit organization. 

Zarina Osmonalieva

Zarina Osmonalieva

Zarina is the Media Manager at Yeshin Norbu. She is a certified Cultivating Emotional Balance trainer and Iyengar Yoga teacher. Zarina is a Buddhist practitioner since 2008 and has been leading courses at Yeshin Norbu since 2018. She holds a PhD degree in industrial economics and organization, and she wants to dedicate her life to studying Buddhist philosophy and psychology.

This semester Zarina is leading our Buddhism in a Nutshell and Introduction to Buddhist Meditation courses, lunch time drop-in mindfulness meditation (on Tuesdays and Wednesdays), Iyengar yoga for beginners and our “We practice together” evenings.  

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