The Teacher Training course is taken in 2 modules and on graduation of the full 200hr course you will be have the skills and confidence to teach Mindfulness based Stress Reduction Meditation classes, MBSR 8 week Stress Reduction courses.
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If you would like to apply you can do so by downloading the application form .
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We are passionate about training professional MBSR teachers to help everyday people learn how to find a place of balance and harmony, manage their stress levels and make a real difference to the quality of their lives.
Here you will find a list of our Graduates who have all met our high level of teaching standards.
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We run our courses at Bodhin's small, family run Holistic retreat centre located in the south east of Spain, in the mountains behind Javea and Denía, (the Costa Blanca) midway between Valencia and Alicante. The retreat is located on terraced land surrounded by cherry and almond trees with amazing views of the sea some 20km away. Perfect for our courses.
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See Solterreno web page Spainish
Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC)
Adapted from the Dreyfus Scale of Competence, 1986 and
The Bangor, Exeter and Oxford Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC)
These criteria were developed by trainers at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice CMRP Bangor in collaboration with colleagues at the University based mindfulness centres in Exeter and Oxford and also further development by Mindful Academy. The mindfulness-based master’s programmes within the UK, all use these criteria to assess teaching practice skills, and they are also being adopted by training organisations in Europe and the USA. If you would like to read the full original version written in May 2012, updated in 2016 please visit
MBI-TAC Manual, Summary and Addendum
The domains -
Domain 1 - Coverage, pacing and organisation of session curriculum, Lesson Plans
Domain 2 - Students ability to relate to the participants, Listening Skills
Domain 3 - Embodiment of Mindfulness
Domain 4 - Guiding Mindfulness Practices including Mindful Movement
Domain 5 - Conveying and orienting participants to session/course themes through interactive enquiry, group dialogue, use of poems, facilitation of group exercises
Domain 6 - Holding the group environment