Frequently asked questions

We follow the CFM Umass Curriculum, the Good Practice Guidelines (GPGs) and we are also an Accredited Training Provider with the Internationally accepted Yoga Alliance Professionals. We also…

Mindful Academy follows the Mindfulness Best Practice guidelines which state that teachers of MBSR should have - 'completion of an in-depth, rigorous mindfulness-based teacher training programme or supervised pathway over a minimum duration of 12 months.' 

There are Mindfulness courses run by both private Training Companies like ourselves, and in some Universities. For example, Bangor offers 3 different types of training routes -

1. A Masters programme which gives you a certificate of competency to teach Mindfulness-based courses. This is…

Yes, we are able to offer Supervision to Graduates and Students on Teaching Pathways with both Mindful Academy and other similar Training Organisations. Please click here for details Supervision

We are very keen to provide accessible ways of supporting you to experience the 8 Week MBSR Course, and in response to requests from people who may not have access to a mindfulness-based course in their home location, we are pleased to offer the Mindful Academy Distance Learning Mindfulness…

Yes it is possible to apply for listing on the Mindfulness Teachers UK with our TT1 and TT2. Their guidelines state that you do not need to have trained with a UK Network organisation but you will need to demonstrate that your training meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidelines (GPGs…

On successful completion of TT1 you would have the skills and confidence to teach Meditation classes and in some cases depending on both your personal and professional skills, the 8-week MBSR Stress Reduction Course. However, we normally advise students to take TT2 before teaching the MBSR 8…

The Mindful Academy Solterreno Teacher Training Retreat TT1 is similar to the TT1 offered by many of the UK universities.

Our course is accredited and registered with the Yoga Alliance Professionals in the UK, so on graduation from both TT1 and TT2 you will have a recognized…

Our courses and qualifications are accredited with the Yoga Alliance Professionals in the UK and on graduation from both TT1 and TT2 you would be able to register with them as an MBSR Meditation Teacher and if you are a resident of the UK or Ireland this registration also includes insurance to…

Ideally you would want to practice the Mindfulness MBSR core practices for the 30 - 45 minutes rather than breaking it up with different practices. Our recordings are 45 minutes for the Body Scan and 30 minutes for other practices so they will support you.

The development and interest in Mindfulness MBSR are rapidly growing and training processes are therefore becoming more structured. Within the UK and Spain, there are currently no formal or official qualifications/certification processes which regulate competency in teaching mindfulness-based…

Normally each school will want you to do all their levels to be able to give you their certification. Each school has slightly different pathways. In order to graduate as an accredited MBSR Teacher with Mindful Academy, we ask all students to take both TT1 and TT2 with us. If you have attended a…

The courses are attended by many nationalities not all of which are native English speakers. All of the teaching and manuals are in English and you would need to feel confident in delivering the MBSR core practices and Mindful Movement in English. In this instance we would suggest a Skype call…

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Testimonials

Since training at Solterreno I have begun teaching the MBSR course in my local area and I have been accepted onto the UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations. This shows that my training at Solterreno and ongoing supervision meets the UK Good Practice Guidelines for…

MINDFUL ACADEMY SOLTERRENO QUALIFIED MINDFULNESS TEACHER

UK Network for Mindfulness-Based Teacher Training Organisations

"The Mindful Academy Solterreno institution gave me outstanding Teacher Training, with all the materials and supervision to teach the MBSR program. After teaching my first MBSR program in Switzerland, I was able to become a member of the Swiss MBSR Association which implies that my MBSR courses…

Mindful Academy Solterreno Qualified Mindfulness Teacher

Member of the Swiss MBSR Association

I would highly recommend the MBSR teacher training at Solterreno. This course managed to deliver way over my expectations. The course was very professionally delivered The program was sensibly structured giving the participants the right amount of knowledge and great opportunity to practice. The…

Mindful Academy Solterreno graduate.

Member of the Mindfulness Teachers Association in Poland.

Member of the German MBSR-MBCT Teachers Association

"Training at the Mindful Academy gave me exactly the preparation I needed to be able to teach the complete MBSR 8 Week Course in the UK and in due time to be accepted on to the UK Mindfulness Network Teachers Listing. 

The quality of the teaching at the Mindful Academy, the thoroughness…

UK Mindfulness Network Teachers Listing

The centre is set in an extraordinarily beautiful position; its terraces and garden offer calm and tranquillity whilst the surrounding mountains seem to breathe with a quiet and majestic stillness. This awe-inspiring landscape is conducive to a total immersion into the bigger picture!

In May 2019, I attended my 6th retreat at Solterreno.

Qualified MBSR Mindfulness Teacher

I have attended two retreats at Solterreno so far and found both among the most valuable experiences I've ever had, with all aspects carefully designed to facilitate positive change. The content was…

Silent retreat and MBSR+Yoga course

As most teachers of mindfulness approaches, my pathway is founded on a deeply personal engagement with the practice over a number of years, since 2002. Coupled with the persistent and increasing empirical basis for MBSR, I was drawn to join the training pathway in 2013 - so that I may offer…

Mindfulness Teacher Training Pathway

This course is more than a training programme, it also contributed to me in terms of opening new rooms in my mind and heart. Every moment I had in Solterreno was giving me the confidence and trust of being with the correct instructors and being in the correct place. Everything was designed…

MINDFUL ACADEMY TT1 GRADUATE, July 2019

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