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

Testimonial

I recommend TT3 to anyone who is interested in deepening their knowledge and skil ls for mindfulness teaching.

There is ample opportunity provided to deepen your practice including a 2-day silent retreat at the beginning. The instruction is superlative. The sessions…

TT3, June 2022

I loved how the course was structured. I took TT1 in the intense format of 1 week and TT2 was instead spread over 2 months. I really enjoyed both formats and I felt that TT2 was ideal in this format, because I really had the time to absorb what I learnt in each session and had time to prepare.…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

community, support, learning

TT2 Online, Oct 2021

Fantastic course. The structure of each day was fantastic. The days were long but every activity or teaching session felt like it was not rushed, there was spaciousness and yet things didn't often overrun or feel crammed in. Perfect balance. The teachers were absolutely wonderful, grounding,…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

Grounding. Safe. Comprehensive

TT1 8-day intensive 

I would recommend this TT1 training course to anyone interested in doing the course. The material is well structured and laid out. It is taught experientially which aids in long term learning. The trainers are knowledgeable and impart their knowledge in showing rather than teaching at the…

What 3 words best describe your experience of this course

wonderful, insightful, formative

TT1 Online August 2021 

Testimonial

I have loved the course. Very intense in a way, but the safe environment and the sense of community that is created around my colleagues and the trainers is incredible and made me change the perspective of being. It brought me to an incredible space of love and kindness. I…

TT1 online August 2021 

Overall feedback

As always it was a beautiful and incredibly rich experience. I have learnt so much for my own practice and also my understanding for teaching feels enhanced. As always there were challenges but I felt held and supported the whole way through. It was always clear what was…

Silent Online Retreat, May 2021

The TT1 online course was truly amazing and beautiful. I can't fully put into words how lovely this course was - although, as I'm writing these lines I find myself smiling as so many memories keep coming up. It involved a lovely bunch of individuals coming together from all over the world. I…

TT1 April 2021

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I absolutely loved this course. The trainers really embodied mindfulness and I felt very inspired by them. The course content was very well-prepared and well-delivered. What I loved most was to learn how to teach without teaching! Just gently guiding the…

TT2 ONLINE, Jan to March 2021, 9-weeks

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