Mindfulness in Finland – International, high quality mindfulness MBSR trainings

Center for Mindfulness (CFM), Finland Oy has grown to be the largest establishment providing  a unique selection of mindfulness-based trainings, courses and retreats in Finland. Our well rooted international contacts, long experience and high quality standards make us the most competent provider of mindfulness in Finland.


Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) is suitable for anyone seeking to be more present, awareness and acceptance to their everyday lives; we welcome both individuals and companies.  Among our participants are therapists, companies, healthcare and education professionals. Over the past 15 years, thousands of people have gone through our trainings and the feedback has been constantly positive.


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Since our establishment 2006 (inaugurated by professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society in University of Massachusetts Medical School) we’ve been effectively training people to the MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) –method and its benefits. You can recognize the quality of our courses and trainings from the CFM®-trademark.


Here are some key characteristics of Center for Mindfulness (CFM), Finland Oy:

  • Largest and most varied selection of courses in Finland. Our selection consists from brief weekend courses to committed and long-term trainings
  • Co-operation and constant contact with internationally renowned mindfulness-teachers and instructors deepens our understanding and knowledge of mindfulness and offers unique experiences and aspects
  • We are the only organization that trains Mindfulness-instructors
  • Many of our clients are professionals and companies from different fields
Leena Pennanen

Mindfulness-pioneer Leena Pennanen established Center for Mindfulness (CFM), Finland Oy to increase the practice and recognition of mindfulness (MBSR). Starting trainings in Germany, she gained it’s benefits on healthcare and wellness, as well as the stress-relieving qualities of MBSR and MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy). As there was no specific translation for mindfulness in Finland, Leena made it known as (harshly translated back to English) ”acceptance awareness presence”. With over 25 years of expertise in the body-mind connection and its impact on our well-being, Leena is the leading expert in Finland in this field.


Do you want to know more about us as a company, about Leena, schedules or anything related? Don’t hesitate to contact us via the contact form or by email: info@mindfulness.fi

Trainings in English:

Hakomi® workshop in Seinäjoki

Jon Kabat-Zinn Suomessa 29.-30.06.2017

Hakomi® workshop