About The Teacher
Hans Kloosterman is a Tibetan buddhist and studied at the Tibetan Kagyu Vasjrayana institute in Huy, Belgium, that has a small monastery community with several lamas, monks and nunns. He has lived six years as a monk in training and studies buddhism since 2005. From 2000 until 2005 he has followed the 3 year hatha training and 2 year meditation training at Osmose in The Hague. He teaches classic hatha yoga, Chi Kong and various meditations such as the non dual meditation (shamatha, vipashyana and samadhi). During a mindfulness training he teaches people to be fully present in the here and now at everything they do and to make them aware on three levels: physical, emotional, and mentally. The 8 week mindfulness training 1.0 (for beginners) is given according to the MBSR training from Jon Kabat Zinn. Hans has designed an sequal: Mindfulness 2.0, in which Vipashyana meditation and developing the 10 virtues, such as compassion, play an important role. He organizes yoga & mindfulness workshops, courses and retreats in The Netherlands and abroad. Hans is the author of the recently released autobiographic book "From snob to monk". His calling is: Discover Your True Self.