Václav Šmilauer trained in certified MBSR teacher training (organized by the German MBSR-Verband and Institut für Achtsamkeit) and is a founding member of the Czech Center for Mindfulness. He offers MBSR courses in Czech, English and German.

He is a long-time Vipassanā meditation practitioner in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition, in 2017 he was authorized to teach vipassana by Ajahn Tong, abbot of the Chom Tong monastery. He is co-organizing  Tisarana meditation center in Prague and runs the vipassana.sk project together with Katarína.

Katarína Bírešová is currently trained as a certified MBSR teacher at Mindfulness UK in the United Kingdom. She is a certified Hatha Yoga teacher trained in Rishikesh, India.

Her professional background is mental health (Psychiatric Hospital Bohnice, Prague) and neuroscience nursing (National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London).

She is a long-time insight meditation (Vipassanā) practitioner in the Mahasi Sayadaw lineage in Thailand. In 2016, she was authorized to teach Vipassanā by Ajahn Tong, abbot of the Chom Tong monstery, Thailand. She is running the vipassana.sk project.


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