Learn to Teach Mindfulness: Teacher Training

Certificate to Teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

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MBSR Teacher Training Pathway provides a life-enriching process for those interested in teaching mindfulness in the MBSR eight-week format, which is the longest researched and evidence-based program and known to support health and well-being.

This MBSR Teacher Training Pathway is based on the Global Mindfulness Collaborative‚Äôs (GMC) teacher training pathway and curriculum that has been developed by leaders in the MBSR community over decades. The teachers for the programs are members of the Mindfulness Teacher Training Alliance (MTTA), a North American alliance of teachers and members of the GMC. The programs are presented through the Mindfulness and Health Institute (MHI) a mindfulness-based training organization. 

This rigorous Certificate training is designed to develop competencies as an experiential teacher of the mechanisms and tools of MBSR through formal courses, practice teaching, mentoring, and competency assessment for certification. It requires an ongoing commitment to self-discovery and a personal mindfulness meditation practice.

Certificate to Teach Mindfulness-Based College for Young Adults

About Teaching Mindfulness-Based College for Young Adults

This Certificate and pathway to teach Mindfulness-Based College for Young Adults is both a didactic and experiential training that fosters learning by doing, as well as learning by listening, reading and discussion.  While the program focuses on learning to teach mindfulness-based tools for college students and young adults, as a teacher-in-training, you will also develop and refine competencies that are aligned with those defined in the Mindfulness-Based Interventions Teacher Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC), a researched and internationally recognized model for teachers of mindfulness-based programs.  This teacher training pathway also includes a review of the current research on mindfulness tools for young adults and the current state of societal influences on young adults.

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