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Jan Eßwein is an entrepreneur, speaker, executive coach and Germany's most widely read author on the subject of mindfulness. His early books, trainings and media presence also make him a pioneer of the mindfulness movement in Germany.

His curiosity about the impact that a state of maximum mental clarity can have led him to a border experience in 2005: He grabbed his backpack, traveled to a monastery in Nepal and spent half a year there in silence. 14-16 hours he meditated every day, for 175 days – without a break, without contact with the outside world and without talking to anyone. This experience has deeply shaped him; And he shares the insights from it in his lectures and trainings, transferring it to the challenges in companies, leadership and new work.

Today, the professional speaker inspires thousands of people every year for a mindful way of leading, working and living. In workshops and individual coaching sessions, he empowers executives and employees to access their own resources. And as the owner of a holistic physiotherapy practice, he ensures smooth processes and a team that is passionate about their work.

When he's not in teaching or coaching for his customers, he sails around Lake Ammersee (west of Munich) or cooks an original Indian meal.

Jan Eßwein is an entrepreneur, speaker, executive coach and Germany's most widely read author on the subject of mindfulness. His early books, trainings and media presence also make him a pioneer of the mindfulness movement in Germany.

His curiosity about the impact that a state of maximum mental clarity can have led him to a border experience in 2005: He grabbed his backpack, traveled to a monastery in Nepal and spent half a year there in silence. 14-16 hours he meditated every day, for 175 days – without a break, without contact with the outside world and without talking to anyone. This experience has deeply shaped him; And he shares the insights from it in his lectures and trainings, transferring it to the challenges in companies, leadership and new work.

Today, the professional speaker inspires thousands of people every year for a mindful way of leading, working and living. In workshops and individual coaching sessions, he empowers executives and employees to access their own resources. And as the owner of a holistic physiotherapy practice, he ensures smooth processes and a team that is passionate about their work.

When he's not in teaching or coaching for his customers, he sails around Lake Ammersee (west of Munich) or cooks an original Indian meal.

THE TEAM

Christine Weber is a true power woman who supports Jan Eßwein in carrying out bigger projects. She worked as a consultant, trainer and coach in the context of global leadership development for more than 15 years before setting up her own "Healthy Leadership" consultancy in 2013.

She brings with her seven years of leadership responsibility in the international corporate environment, work experience in South Africa, Singapore and the USA, as well as experience as a body therapist at two psychosomatic rehabilitation clinics and as a mindfulness teacher in her own practice.

As a systemic coach and MBSR trainer, she supports her clients in rediscovering their room for manoeuvre and strengthening their resilience. Those who work with her benefit from her impressive consulting skills, energy, ease and humor.

Publications

The bestseller: Mindfulness training

Meanwhile, a classic: The book, which introduced the term "mindfulness training" in the German-speaking world, is now in its 16th edition, and continues to enjoy great popularity.

The hands-on guide gives an immediate actionable introduction to the method of mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. However, this not only helps to reduce stress, but also to refocus on the essentials, keep calm and make really good decisions in our multi-optional world.

Suitable for executives and decision-makers as well as for any person who holds many threads in his hands in everyday life.

In a 70-minute, included audio CD, all mindfulness exercises are guided by Jan Eßwein.

Book

The variant for the impatient: Mindful yoga exercises

Many people initially find access to mindfulness better through gentle movements than through pure breathing exercises or mindful observation of their own body sensations. This book is ideal for anyone who doesn't want to sit still for long but nevertheless wants to take advantage of the benefits of mindfulness. It's mindfulness training for the impatient, so to speak.

It includes short body exercises that help you to meet the different demands of the day with care: For a supple back, for a dignified and serene sitting posture in the office, for more resilience in the body as well as for relaxation and a sound Sleep. All exercises can be simplified as well as increased and thus meet individual needs.

All movement and posture exercises are guided on the 70-minute exercise CD. So mindfulness training is even more fun!

This book is only available from the author himself.

The bestseller: Mindfulness training

Meanwhile, a classic: The book, which introduced the term "mindfulness training" in the German-speaking world, is now in its 16th edition, and continues to enjoy great popularity.

The hands-on guide gives an immediate actionable introduction to the method of mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. However, this not only helps to reduce stress, but also to refocus on the essentials, keep calm and make really good decisions in our multi-optional world.

Suitable for executives and decision-makers as well as for any person who holds many threads in his hands in everyday life.

In a 70-minute, included audio CD, all mindfulness exercises are guided by Jan Eßwein.

Book

The variant for the impatient: Mindful yoga exercises

Many people initially find access to mindfulness better through gentle movements than through pure breathing exercises or mindful observation of their own body sensations. This book is ideal for anyone who doesn't want to sit still for long but nevertheless wants to take advantage of the benefits of mindfulness. It's mindfulness training for the impatient, so to speak.

It includes short body exercises that help you to meet the different demands of the day with care: For a supple back, for a dignified and serene sitting posture in the office, for more resilience in the body as well as for relaxation and a sound Sleep. All exercises can be simplified as well as increased and thus meet individual needs.

All movement and posture exercises are guided on the 70-minute exercise CD. So mindfulness training is even more fun!

This book is only available from the author himself.

IN THE MEDIA

Jan Eßwein is a sought-after interlocutor for the media when it comes to topics such as: mindful leadership, mindfulness at work, appreciative communication in teams. Here is a small selection of TV, radio shows or articles with him:

TV highlights

Podcasts

Print articles

Interview in Sunday, 03.03.2018

Keynote report in the Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung, 14.03.2018

Keynote report in the Hanoverian Allgemeine Zeitung, 8.03.2018

Blog articles

Interview on mindsetmagazine.de

Interview with the Mindful Business Blog

Interview with Tytogaz, 18.07.2017

Interview with Jurek Mähler from the BGM-XING Ambassador Community

Interview with Jurek Mähler from the BGM-XING Ambassador Community

Other media appearances in:

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