Teacher Training Steps

To train as an MBSR Teacher:-

TTP

 

 

This is referred to as the Teacher Training Steps, More details below

At Mindful Academy Solterreno, we strongly adhere to the Good Practice Guidelines in our training programmes and Teacher Training Pathway.


The Steps to become a MBSR Teacher with Mindful Academy Solterreno:

Prerequisites: 

Be a minimum of 25 years old

Have 1 year of meditation experience a minimum of 5 times per week (not necessarily Mindfulness) 

Attend a LIVE 8-week MBSR course as a participant 
Either - In your home location with a qualified Teacher 
OR Attend a 6 Day Intensive Residential MBSR course Retreat at Solterreno
OR Attend a LIVE ONLINE 8-week MBSR course with Mindful Academy Solterreno

 

Step 1. Attend the MBSR TT1

TT1Complete the required Pre-course Study (sent to you on booking)

Attend the Teacher Training level 1, TT1 in Solterreno Retreat Centre which Includes Mindful Movement and Inquiry teaching and teaching practice.

Then Practice Teaching the MBSR core practices including Mindful Movement to family, friends, in classes or workshops. 

Undertake ongoing Online-Supervision and development

MBSR Teacher In Training

 

 

Step 2. Attend the MBSR TT2

TT2Complete the required Pre-course Study (sent to you on booking)

Attend the Teacher Training level 2 Advanced MBSR Teacher Training course. 

Then Start Teaching the MBSR 8 week course with Online-Supervision.

Deepen your personal practice by for example attending a 5-7 day Silent retreat as a participant.

 

Step 3. Become a Qualified Mindfulness MBSR Teacher:  

This Qualified MBSR Teacher certificate will be awarded upon:

Online-Supervised Teaching of an live 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

 

Step 4. Become a Certified Mindfulness MBSR Teacher: 

Then, after teaching at least 3 full 8-week courses,
you may go on to become a Certified Mindfulness MBSR Teacher

TT3Attend the Teacher Training Advanced Level 3 MBSR in Solterreno Retreat Centre,

Supervision of teaching a 2nd and 3rd 8-week MBSR course
(including video recordings) and

Attending a second 5-day Silent Retreat.

MBSR Teacher Certified

Application forms and booking -

If you would like to apply you can do so by filling in the online application form.

Apply TT1 Apply TT2 Apply TT3

 

More info TT1 More info TT2 More info TT3

 

Any questions to submissions@mbsr.website

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Testimonials

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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

If you're wanting to learn more about mindfulness and using such a powerful tool then don't hesitate to join the TT1 course. The course is experiential, no long lectures to sit through. Each day you get the chance to practise leading a meditation with kind, constructive feedback in a supportive…

TT1 ONLINE, November 2020

If you're wanting to learn more about mindfulness and using such a powerful tool then don't hesitate to join the TT1 course. The course is experiential, no long lectures to sit through. Each day you get the chance to practise leading a meditation with kind, constructive feedback in a supportive…

My experience was eye-opening, transformative and fun. In between laughing and crying I discovered so so much about myself. I can only say thank you and that I think this is one course I would not mind repeating, for myself at some point in the future and I am sure then I will again discover yet…

TT1 Online, October 2020

 

Truly a transformational course which leads you to be reborn, rediscover yourself, and changes your life forever!!! Bodhin and Sheena are the best ever coaches for MBSR. Their in-depth knowledge, warmth and empathy set a very conducive environment to learn and grow into more intuitive…

TT1 online October 2020 

Overall feedback

Great. My intention was to deepen my own practice as well as to take initial steps in learning how to pass on the possibility of the gift of mindfulness to others, and both of those intentions were met.

MBSR Teacher Training TT1 course October 2020 

Overall feedback
There are not enough words of gratitude for such a life changing 5 days. Even when I was frustrated, I reveled in the experience. When I realized through your presentations and discussions that I alone caused my suffering with my overthinking, overplanning…

Silent retreat; What 3 words best describe your experience of this course
Grateful, Grounded, Supported

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 

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