Our Qualification

Our Qualification

Gain a Recognised Qualification as a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction MBSR Teacher

On successful completion of both the Foundation and Advanced courses with us, you will be awarded the full 200hr Mindfulness MBSR Teacher Training certificate and be eligible to join our worldwide Directory of Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email.

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Foundation Level 1 course Advanced Level 2 course
On successful graduation from TT1 you will recieve the "Foundation Mindfulness MBSR course" certificate On successful graduation from both TT1 and TT2 you will be awarded the "Qualified MBSR Teacher" (QMT) certificate

 

What can I teach after the Level 1 course?

AFTER the Foundation Level 1 course:

Typically you will be have the skills and confidence to teach all the core Meditation MBSR practices, including Mindful Movement and foundation Inquiry Skills.

Next Steps After TTR1:

  • Gain teaching experience and deepen your personal practice by practicing Teaching the MBSR core practices including Mindful Movement learnt during the Foundation course TT1 to family, friends, in classes or workshops
  • Deepen your personal practice by for example attending a 5-7 day Silent retreat as a participant.
  • Optional depending on skills of the individual - Optionally Co-lead an 8 week MBSR course and/or Lead an 8 week MBSR course with the Mindful Academy Supervision package or as per the Mindfulness Best Practice Guidelines a minimum of 3 hours supervision per course.
  • Continue your Personal and Professional development as discussed during the MBI-TAC teaching assessment criteria feedback and end of TTR1 course review.
  • Undertake ongoing Supervision and development as outlined in the Mindfulness Good Practice Guidelines.

Can I register as a Teacher? 

On successful completion of the Level 1 course with us, you will be eligable to join our Worldwide Directory of Mindfulness Meditation and Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email.

For those based in the UK and other countries, after taking the Foundation course and teaching at least 2 MBSR 8 Week courses under supervision, you can also apply to join the Mindfulness Network of Teachers. You do not need to have been trained by a UK Network organisation, as the Mindful Academy Solterreno course is based on the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum. You might be asked to demonstrate that our course meets the Good Practice Guidelines - don't worry it exceeds it!

If you are taking the 10 day 100hr Level 1 course as a Vocational course with the intention of integrating what you have learnt into your existing profession, you also have the option if you wish, to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals as an Affiliate.

What can I teach after the Level 2 course?

On graduation of the full 200hr course:

Typically you will be have the skills and confidence to teach Mindfulness based Stress Reduction MBSR classes, MBSR 8 week Stress Reduction courses and private MBSR classes.

Next Steps after TTR2:

  • Gain teaching experience depending on skills of the individual - 
    • Optionally Co-lead an 8 week MBSR course and/or 
    • Lead an 8 week MBSR course with the Mindful Academy Supervision package or as per the Mindfulness Best Practice Guidelines a minimum of 3 hours supervision per course.
  • Continue your Personal and Professional development as discussed during the MBI-TAC teaching assessment criteria feedback and end of TT2 course review
  • Undertake ongoing Supervision and development as outlined in the Mindfulness Good Practice Guidelines

Can I register as a Teacher? 

On successful completion of the Level 2 course with us, you will be eligible to join our Worldwide Directory of Mindfulness Meditation and Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email.

For those based in the UK and other countries, after taking the Level 1 course and teaching at least 2 MBSR 8 Week courses under supervision, you can also apply to join the Mindfulness Network of Teachers. 

You will also be able to join the Yoga Alliance Professionals as a Registered Teacher should you wish. Once you have completed your profile and added the Yoga Alliance Professionals membership logo to your own website your profile will be live and you can start promoting yourself by advertising classes, workshops, books, products, jobs, coupons, and much more!

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