MBSR Teacher Training level 2 the focus of this course is to learn how to deliver each of the 8 sessions of the MBSR course, reinforce the core practices and deepen our personal practice.
Cost Online course:- €935
Cost In-person residential course:- €1.495 (including accommodation and all meals)
this includes all tuition and manuals. This is paid in two instalments, a 500 or 600 euro deposit and then the balance of payment is due six weeks before the course.
TT2 ONLINE and IN-PERSON
11th – 18th July 2020
This MBSR Teacher Training level 2 starts on Saturday the 11th July at 18.00h.
And finishes on Saturday the 18th July at 10.00h.
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A brief overview of MBSR Teacher Training level 2
Building on the foundation of Level 1, the 2nd module will both deepen your own practice and teach you specifically how to teach the Mindful Academy 8 week MBSR course to the general public using the provided 8-week MBSR lesson plans and the Course Workbook.
- To develop competencies to teach the MBSR course from advanced beginner to competency.
- Continue the cycle of learning and feedback on MBSR teaching directly observed by our team of Trainers.
On successful graduation from both modules, you will be well on your way use the letters QMT (Qualified MBSR Teacher) and be eligible to join our registry of MBSR Teachers.
BODHIN PHILIP WOODWARD
Bodhin has trained more than 270 Mindfulness Teachers
MBSR Trained with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) School of Psychology, Bangor University
MBSR Supervisor and Supra-vision.
MBSR Certified Teacher and Trainer
Breathworks Certified Teacher
Trainer of Trainers
Senior Yoga Teacher
More than 20 years experience of leading retreats
Ordained Buddhist (Triratna Buddhist Order)
ADVANCED LEVEL 2, MBSR TEACHER TRAINING
Earn a recognised qualification as a Mindfulness MBSR Teacher!
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction MBSR Teacher Training Advanced Level 2 course
This further teaching is an opportunity to engage in a personal and group learning process which is designed to support and deepen understanding and skills in teaching and integrating mindfulness-based approaches in professional practice. It is intended for professionals who have previously attended a Teacher Training Level 1 with us, Mindful Academy Solterreno or an equivalent course with another training organisation (please contact us if you are not sure about equivalency)
The Advanced Level 2 Training is an intensive experiential training course offering space for nourishment, inspiration, and learning. An opportunity to engage in a personal and group learning processes which are designed to support and deepen understanding and skills in teaching and integrating mindfulness-based approaches in professional practice. To ensure plenty of opportunity for small group practice and reflection the group size will be limited to 12 students.
You will experience in-depth workshops on the deeper intentions of the teaching and experiential learning of the full 8- week MBSR Course, explore who you are as a teacher and cultivate the embodiment of a spacious open-hearted awareness and a sense of ‘co-journeying’ with a spirit of adventure that is core to this learning style.
In Teacher Training Advanced Level 2 Retreat you will both deepen your own practice and learn specifically how to teach all elements of the 2.5hr MBSR weekly sessions of the Mindful Academy 8 week MBSR course using the provided 8-week MBSR lesson plans and MBSR Participant Handbook. On graduation, we give you permission to print the MBSR Participant Handbook for your own business use. During this module, you will also receive feedback on your teaching from Bodhin. You will also learn Inquiry skills and practice relating to the theme and learning focus of each session.
EVALUATION PROCEDURE & GRADING CRITERIA
The evaluation procedure will be ongoing. During the course, the students will receive training on delivering the core meditations in the morning and every afternoon students will practice guiding the same core meditations in small groups. During these Teach-backs, the students will be practising feedback using the Mindfulness-based Meditation Teaching Assessment Criteria or MBI-TACs
These criteria were developed by trainers at CMRP Bangor in collaboration with colleagues at the University based mindfulness centres in Exeter and Oxford and also further development by Mindful Academy Solterreno, and they are also being adopted by training organisations in Europe and the USA. Our course has been set out to exceed the industry Good Practice Guidelines and Meditation Teacher Training Pathway requirements.
“QUALIFIED MBSR TEACHER”
This will be awarded upon:
Submission of Reflective Journal of 2,500 words
Submission of Certificates of Level 1, level 2, 5-day Silent Retreat, Supervised Teaching of an 8-week course.
WHAT CAN I TEACH AFTER THE TT2 MBSR LEVEL 2 COURSE?
On graduation of the level 2 course:
Typically you will have the skills and confidence to teach Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction MBSR classes, MBSR 8 week Stress Reduction courses and private MBSR classes.
Next Steps after level 2:
- Gain teaching experience depending on skills of the individual –
- Optionally Co-lead an 8-week MBSR course and/or
- Lead an 8-week MBSR course with the Mindful Academy Supervision package or as per the Mindfulness Best Practice Guidelines a minimum of 3 hours of supervision per course.
- Continue your Personal and Professional development as discussed during the MBI-TAC teaching assessment criteria feedback and end of level 2 course review
- Undertake ongoing Supervision and development as outlined in the Mindfulness Good Practice Guidelines
CAN I REGISTER AS A TEACHER?
On successful completion of the Level 2 course with us, you will be eligible to join our Worldwide Directory of Mindfulness Meditation and Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email.
For those based in the UK and other countries, after taking the Level 1 and Level 2 courses and teaching at least 2 MBSR 8 Week courses under supervision, you can also apply to join the Mindfulness Network of Teachers.
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