What can I teach?

What can I teach after each of the Teacher Training courses?

On successful completion of the Foundation MBSR TT1 course with us, you will be awarded the certificate of attendance "Foundation MBSR Course" and have the Badge "MBSR Teacher In Training" for your website. We will automatically add you to our worldwide Directory of Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email and option to have your profile on our website.

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What can I teach after the Level 1 course?

AFTER the Foundation Level 1 course:

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

Next Steps After level 1:

  • Gain teaching experience and deepen your personal practice by practising Teaching the MBSR core practices including Mindful Movement learnt during the Foundation course 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 level 1 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 eligible to join our Worldwide Directory of Mindfulness Meditation and Mindfulness MBSR Teachers with a link to your website or email.

If you are taking the 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 TT2 MBSR Level 2 course?

On graduation of the level 2 course:

Typically you will 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 level 2:

  • 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 of supervision per course.
  • Continue your Personal and Professional development as discussed during the MBI-TAC teaching assessment criteria feedback and end of level 2 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 and Level 2 courses and teaching at least 2 MBSR 8 Week courses under supervision, you can also apply to join the Mindfulness Network of Teachers. 

"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."  Claire Griffin 

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!

"Qualified MBSR Teacher"

This will be awarded upon:

Submission of Reflective Journal of 2,500 words

Submission of Certificates of Level 1, level 2, 5-day Silent Retreat, Supervised Teaching of an 8-week course.

MBSR Teacher Qualified

"Certified MBSR Teacher"

Then for our Graduates with substantial teaching experience, you may, if you wish, go on to become a Certified Mindfulness MBSR Teacher

TT3, Attend the residential Advanced Level 3 MBSR in Solterreno Retreat Centre,

Supervision of a 2nd and 3rd 8-week MBSR course and

Attending a second 5-day Silent Retreat.

MBSR Teacher Certified
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Testimonials

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…

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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 

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…

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