TT2, Advanced Level 2 course

MBSR Teacher Training, Advanced Level 2 course, TT2

In a residential 8-day / 7-night retreat you will both deepen your own practice and learn specifically how to teach all elements of the 8 week MBSR course using the provided lesson plans and MBSR Participant Handbook.

Advanced Level 2

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.

MBSR WorkshopEVALUATION 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.

Learning outcomes: 

Learning outcomes: 

  • 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.

Qualified MBSR Teacher certificate will be awarded upon:

Supervised Teaching of an 8-week course

Submission of Reflective Journal of 2,500 words

Submission of Certificates of Level 1, Level 2 and 5-day Silent Retreat.

MBSR Teacher Qualified

The level 2 Structure

TT2 Application form

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Testimonials

Overall feedback

I loved every single aspect and moment of the course. It offered in depth training on all the core practices of the MBSR, the full experience of MBSR as a student and as a teacher, unique and essential insights that can only be offered by the most experienced mindfulness…

TT1 online August 2020 

As with TT1, it was amazing to observe the week unfold. The experience was multidimensional, allowing for my personal growth by looking inward and outward with the others in the group. I was impressed with the sense of connection and community that was co-created during week, especially as it…

From the TT2 Online in July 2020

It was such a rich and very well structured program. I was a little concerned about a week-long Online program however it met my expectations far better.

I really appreciated the way Bodhin our teacher approaches participants, very respectful and intimate also. And the way he…

TT1 Online, June 2020

I have been teaching mindfulness-based practices for 20 years, and have been running teacher training courses in Italy. I found that Bodhin and the staff at Solterreno are highly prepared and competent. I participated in TT1 and it was a really superb experience and I highly recommend it to…

TT1 Online, June 2020

MBSR TT1 has been the most experiential and active learning course for me. I feel this programme includes ancient wisdom in scientific format and highly recommend to anyone looking to teach MBSR. Bodhin is a very dedicated teacher and his presence was felt throughout.

TT1 Online, June 2020

The course was substantial on multiple levels. The instructors were excellent and performed in an exemplary way. Even if I decided not to teach, what I took from this course will benefit me and others for the rest of my life. However, this course has inspired me to continue the pursuit of…

Testimonial from the ONLINE TT1 course

Testimonial

The Retreat was a really unique combination of being within and without. I feel it like a wonderful co-journey and also like the opportunity to stop, turn inward, tune in, work with interest and enjoy a lot. The guidance of professional teachers provides…

from the ONLINE Silent retreat

Overall feedback

Overall really positive experience, especially considering the initial hesitation about doing it online.

Testimonial

Online Silent Retreat May 2020

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