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Advanced Level 2

Advanced Level 2

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction MBSR Teacher Training Advanced Level 2 course TTR2

Badge Qualified Mindfulness TeacherEarn a recognised qualification as a Mindfulness MBSR Teacher!

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 TTR1 with us, Mindful Academy Solterreno, Mindful Academy International, 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.

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 (TTR2, 100h) 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 formal assessment and feedback on your teaching from Bodhin.

You will also learn Inquiry skills and practice relating to the theme and learning focus of each session.

On successful graduation from both modules you will be authorised to use the letters QMT (Qualified MBSR Teacher) and be eligible to join our registry of MBSR Teachers.


The TTR2 Structure:

Module

Contact Hours with SYT/ CL2

Contact hours with other teachers/specialists

Non-Contact Hours

Total Hours


TOTAL HOURS

Module 2

Pre-course study and

TTR2 Advanced training,

11 day residential retreat.


73


20


10


103

TTR2 Pre-course Study (non contact)

Reading Teaching Mindfulness, A practical guide for Clinicians and Educators by McCrown, Reibel and Micozzi

Reading A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness by Christiane Wolf and Greg Serpa

And optional Reading Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression by Zindel Segal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale (2nd edition)

Reading and practice teaching with the Mindful Academy MBSR 8 Week Course Session Plans

Meditation and Journaling 6 out of 7 days a week for 8 Weeks


Arrival Day

Welcome to the course and Opening Meditation


TTR2 Day 1: Deepening Teaching Mindfulness Meditation

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Deepening Teaching Mindfulness Meditation

Aims and objectives of TTR2

Mindful Academy MBSR 8 Week curriculum & comparisons

The pre-course participant interview - important health and wellbeing considerations

Teaching development with the MBI-TAC’s - how to use now and in future

The 6 domains from the MBI-TAC

TTR2 Day 2: Session 1, What is Mindfulness? There is more right than wrong with you

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 1, What is Mindfulness practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 1 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 1 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 1, What is Mindfulness? in small groups

TTR2 Day 3: Session 2, Perception and creative responding, Gathering the Scattered Mind

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 2, Perception and creative responding, Gathering the Scattered Mind, practical.

Teaching Methodology for Session 2 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 2 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 2, Perception and creative responding, Gathering the Scattered Mind, in small groups


TTR2 Day 4: Session 3, What is Stress - Bringing awareness to our patterns of reactivity to Stress

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 3, What is Stress - Bringing awareness to our patterns of reactivity to Stress practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 3 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 3 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 3, What is Stress - Bringing awareness to our patterns of reactivity to Stress, in small groups

TTR2 Day 5: Session 4, The Shadow of Stress, Habitual Stress Reactivity

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 4, The Shadow of Stress, Habitual Stress Reactivity practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 4 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 4 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 4, The Shadow of Stress, Habitual Stress Reactivity, in small groups

TTR2 Day 6: A Mindful Life Day, Silent Meditation and Yoga based Mindful Movement Retreat.

Practice and Training day, including yoga based mindful movement and Inquiry.

TTR2 Day 7:  Session 5, Practicing Mindfulness to Respond instead of React, You are not your Thoughts

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 5, Practicing Mindfulness to Respond instead of React, You are not your Thoughts practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 5 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 5 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 5, Practicing Mindfulness to Respond instead of React, You are not your Thoughts, in small groups

TTR2 Day 8: Session 6, Stressful Communications, and Awareness of Emotions

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 6, Stressful Communications, and Awareness of Emotions practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 6 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 6 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 6, Stressful Communications, and Awareness of Emotions, in small groups

TTR2 Day 9: Session 7, Lifestyle Choices, How can I be kind to myself? Cultivating Compassion.

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 7, Lifestyle Choices, How can I be kind to myself? Cultivating Compassion practical

Teaching Methodology for Session 7 including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

Session 7 Teaching Practical -  Student teaching practical and MBI-TAC formal assessment of Session 7, Lifestyle Choices, How can I be kind to myself? Cultivating Compassion, in small groups



TTR2 Day 10: Session 8, A Mindful Life - Keeping your Mindfulness Alive

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Session 8, A Mindful Life - Keeping your Mindfulness Alive,

Teaching of relevant parts of Session 8

Practice teaching of the core practices and 3SBS with peer feedback

MBSR course plus Marketing

Taking the next step - Working with, Mentoring and support for your Teaching career.

Supervision and using MBI-TAC for ongoing development.

Formal 1 to 1’s with assessment feedback

Final Meditation and closing ceremony

Departure day

Morning meditation and yoga based mindful movement practice

Departure


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