The level 2 Structure

The level 2 Structure:

Module

Contact Hours

Non-Contact Hours

Total Hours

 

TOTAL HOURS

Module 2

Pre-course study and

Advanced training,

7-day residential retreat.

 

66

 

132

 

198

Pre-course Study (non-contact)

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

Reading The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook, Stahl, B., (2010) New Harbinger

 

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

18.00 Welcome to the course and Opening Meditation

20.00 Dinner

21.00 Personal Reflections and Journaling

 Day 1: Deepening Teaching Mindfulness Meditation

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 Deepening Teaching Mindfulness Meditation

11.30 Aims and objectives of TTR2

12.00 Mindful Academy MBSR 8 Week curriculum & comparisons

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

16.00 Inquiry, workshop and further development

18.00 The 6 domains from the MBI-TAC and Teaching development with the MBI-TAC’s - how to use now and in future

19.30 - 20.00 Group reflection and personal journaling to embed the learning

Day 2:

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 - 10.00 Structure of the Mindful Academy 8 Week MBSR course

10.00 - 11.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 1

12.00 - 13.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 2

including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

13.30 - 14.30 Journaling

16.00 - 19.30 Teach-Back - Guiding in small groups a 20-minute section of Session 1 or 2 - followed by feedback with the MBI-TAC.

19.30 - 20.00 Group reflection and personal journaling to embed the learning

 Day 3: Silent Retreat day

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast.

Practice and Training day, including inquiry.

Mindfulness Sitting Meditations

Body Scan

Mindful Movement

Mindful Walking

Mindful Eating

Practice and Training -

Dissolving the silence

Group discussion

Closing circle

Day 4:

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 - 10.00 Structure of the Mindful Academy 8 Week MBSR course

10.00 - 11.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 3

12.00 - 13.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 4

including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

13.30 - 14.30 Journaling

16.00 - 19.30 Teach-Back - Guiding in small groups a 20-minute section of Session 3 or 4 - followed by feedback with the MBI-TAC.

19.30 - 20.00 Group reflection and personal journaling to embed the learning

 Day 5:

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 - 10.00 Structure of the Mindful Academy 8 Week MBSR course

10.00 - 11.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 5

12.00 - 13.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 6

including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

13.30 - 14.30 Journaling

16.00 - 19.30 Teach-Back - Guiding in small groups a 20-minute section of Session 5 or 6 - followed by feedback with the MBI-TAC.

19.30 - 20.00 Group reflection and personal journaling to embed the learning

Day 6:

07.30 - 08.30 Yoga based Mindful Movement Practice and MBSR Sitting Practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 - 10.00 Structure of the Mindful Academy 8 Week MBSR course

10.00 - 11.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 7

12.00 - 13.30 Teaching Methodology for MBSR Session 8

including skills needed to deliver the Session Plan

13.30 - 14.30 Journaling

16.00 - 18.00 Teach-Back - Guiding in small groups a 20-minute section of Session 7 or 8 - followed by feedback with the MBI-TAC.

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

Supervision and using MBI-TAC for ongoing development.

19.30 - 20.00 Final Meditation and closing ceremony

Day 7: Departure day

07.30 - 08.30 Morning meditation and yoga-based mindful movement practice

08.30 - 09.30 Group silent Retreat breakfast

09.30 -10.00 Reflections and Journaling

10.00 Departure

 

 

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