What To Expect..
Are you someone looking to start a meditation practice? Is it time to make a change? Do you want to advance your practice to the next level? Or, are you compelled to deepen your understanding of your meditation practice?
The Mindfulness Centers Meditation Teacher Training program is a 160-hour immersion program that informs the participant through both didactic and experiential practices. Discussion covers the role of mindfulness-based meditation in health care, education and other community building roles, drawing on both ancient wisdom and modern evidence-basis. Experiential practice cultivates a deeper self-practice, and builds the foundation for teaching group and one-on-one sessions.
The Mindfulness Center's Meditation Teacher Training features a unique rolling admission, allowing you to start at any time. Hours are comprised of 120 Required Course hours, 20 Elective Course hours and 20 hours of Community Service. This comprehensive training program features Professor Deborah Norris, Ph.D. founder of The Mindfulness Center™, and Director of the American University Psychobiology of Healing program. Dr. Norris is a neurobehavioral scientist and author of In the Flow: Bridging the Science and Practice of Mindfulness. She is a past professor at Georgetown University Medical School, and yoga therapist.
This program is Co-Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers/NASW, and offers up to 24 hours of CE's to therapists and social workers. CEU's are also offered through Yoga Alliance.
By joining our community to become a certified meditation teacher, you will:
•Deepen your understanding of meditation through both informational content and experiential practice
•Learn the skills to apply mindfulness practices to relationships and situations of conflict, trauma, and behavioral change.
•Access and learn from the abundance of scientific evidence on the benefits of mindfulness
•Learn about the benefits of different types of meditation practices
•How to build confidence and strength in your practice and daily life
•Join a community of people who share your same interest in mindfulness
•Establish the tools, experience, and guidance to further your own mindfulness practice
$2200.00 / PER PERSON (Group rates & payment plans available)
•Mindfulness plays a role in transformation in many realms in life
•Understanding the physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying the practice
•Didactic & experiential
•Somatic (body-based) Meditation
DATE & TIMES
Required courses are offered aprox. once a month, Fridays & Saturdays
Friday 6:30-9:30pm & Saturday 12:00-5:00pm
Electives are offered throughout the month.
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•$2200 Per Person
•Payment plan options available.
•Secure your place TODAY for $400!
•Limited number of partial scholarships available.
•For scholarship information, contact us.
PRE-REQUISITES & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
• An established personal meditation practice.
•Required textbook: In The Flow Bridge The Science
•Standard 18 month training
•Course must be completed within 24 months of enrollment
(Complete training faster by attedning retreats with Dr. Norris & Aurora Hutchinson as well as enrolling in the Online Teacher Training) (Additional cost)
•20 hours of community service providing mindfulness training to the community
•Upon completion, you'll earn a 160 hour certification as a meditation teacher.