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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Testimonials

Overall, my experience was moving and intense. The training was incredibly insightful, collaborative and really well guided. I felt supported throughout the programme, with plenty of opportunity for reflection, questioning, exploring, practising and teaching. It was a great balance between…

TT1 online August 2020 

Spent an excellent week with Bodhin and Helen and participants from all around Europe. It was a learning experience, not just about teaching mindfulness, but also about myself. Particularly enjoyed meeting the other participants, all with their own journey and their own story. It was an…

TT1 online August 2020 

I participated in the online TT1 course in August 2020. I benefited greatly from this course and am very pleased that I chose the Mindful Academy at Solterreno for my teacher training. The teachers were highly experienced and knowledgeable, and truly embodied the principles of mindfulness. The…

TT1 online August 2020

Overall feedback, Really excellent.

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 teachers, as well as an…

TT1 online August 2020 

As always it was extremely well organised and I felt very held and taken care of. I always felt supported and even though I had taken the 'same' retreat in person last year I gained more insights and really felt like my practice was deepened.
Of course I missed the beautiful Solterreno but…

Silent Online Retreat, July 2020

I felt privileged to be able to participate remotely as cost and logistics have got in the way previously. This opportunity has open new possibilities for me and strengthen my commitment to continue, and deepen the practice of mindfulness.

I cannot be more grateful to Bodhin for his…

Silent Online Retreat, July 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

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