Meditation & Mindfulness
Teacher Training

Enhance your own personal Meditation and Mindfulness practice
AND learn how to introduce others to Meditation & Mindfulness.

110hr Fully Accredited, Three-Month, Part-Time Program

Online program starts Feb 4th!

The Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training (110hr) program is suitable for you if you wish to:

  • Complement and enhance your existing offerings/role, particularly in the health & wellness and human services space, with mindfulness and meditation theory, practices and activities.
  • Deepen your own personal understanding of meditation and mindfulness, and establish a consistent practice (and reap the consistent benefits!).
  • Enhance your relationship to others around you and to life itself, through the cultivation of acceptance, compassion, patience, trust, kindness, and more beneficial, skilful qualities.
  • Create a rewarding career pathway as a certified Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher!


Two 2023 Programs to Choose From:

February - May 2023
ONLINE PROGRAM 

65 hours of live, online training sessions.
45 hours of at-home study/practice requirements.
Complete from anywhere in the world.


September - December 2023
HYBRID PROGRAM

50 hours of in-person training at Chenrezig Institute (Sunshine Coast).
15 hours of live, online training sessions.
45 hours of at-home study/practice requirements.

Accredited Program, Eight Key Modules

The Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training program is accredited with the Meditation Association of Australia, the national peak body for registration and representation of meditation teachers.

Understand Various Meditation Styles, Theory & Approaches

Discover a variety of meditation styles including history, philosophy, intended effects and potential implications. 

Deep Dive Into Mindfulness Meditation

The main style of meditation taught during this program is Mindfulness Meditation. Learn vocabulary, sequencing, pacing, and a range of meditations to suit a variety of audiences.

Teach Meditation

By the end of this program, you'll have the confidence to share an Introductory Meditation Program - teach it outright or incorporate the teachings into your existing role/offerings.

Teach Mindfulness 

By the end of this program, you'll be equipped to share an Introductory Mindfulness Program, supporting others to integrate a variety. of Mindfulness practices into everyday life.

Practice Teaching & Planning Classes

Within the safe space of our teacher training group, you'll learn and practice teaching meditations, and holding space for individuals, and groups. You'll also learn how to effectively sequence meditation classes.

Physiology, Psychology & Neuroscience 

Learn about brain function, attention training and impacts of meditation on behaviour and cognitive functions, including therapeutic aspects on stress, trauma, pain, illness and more.

Develop a New Relationship With Thoughts & Emotions

As you expand your awareness, and 'observe' more rather than 'attach',  you'll develop a healthier relationship to your own Self. This will put you in great stead to teach from personal experience with Meditation & Mindfulness (combined with your own pre-course experience).

Ethics and Holding Space for Others

Understand the role you play as a Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher within a broader referral, client and community network. Learn about professional boundaries, confidentiality and legalities/insurances.

What You Get

  • 110 hours of comprehensive Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training  via a program accredited with Meditation Association of Australia.
  • A Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training manual that you'll be using for many years to come (personally and/or professionally).
  • 65 hours of contact time with Lead Trainer (Erin Lee) and supporting teachers and guest trainers.
  • Silent Retreat Day/s included as per program outline further below
  • Full Trainee Support as you progress the at-home study/practice requirements in between our  training sessions
  • The training, tools and resources to effectively deliver a half-day or four-week Introductory Meditation Program AND a half-day or four-week Introduction to Mindfulness Program.  
  • Course required reading text book included in program cost (mailed to you prior to program commencement so you can make an earlier start on chapter review questions if you wish).
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training Hub access (online) - access to all presentation slides, meditation audios, recorded training sessions, and other complementary training and resources - lifetime access!
  • Option to commence at-home study/practice requirements from time of enrolment (get a head start before official program commencement date)

Past program participants say this:

Kate

'This was an incredibly life changing course which has given me profound and practical skills for both my personal and professional life, and to help enhance and enrich others' lives with this knowledge and wisdom! '

Danielle

'Erin is a generous teacher - not only in her giving of time and space, but with her deep knowledge and understanding of life, connection to each individual, and what humanity needs - especially at this moment in time.' 

Training Dates & Times:

Part-time over three months


February - May 2023
ONLINE PROGRAM 

65 hours of live, online training sessions.
45 hours of at-home study/practice requirements.
Complete from anywhere in the world! 

Note: All times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Opening Training Weekend: Sat 4 Feb - Sun 5 Feb (8am - 5pm)

2hr Weekly Training Calls: Tuesdays 530pm - 730pm
Begins 7th Feb - ends 2nd May

1hr Weekly Meditation Teaching Sessions
Thursdays 530pm - 630pm
Begins 9th Feb - ends 4th May

PLUS 2 x Half-Day Silent Retreats:  Sat 11th March & Sat 22nd April 

Final Training Day: Sat 13th May (9am - 4pm)


September - December 2023
HYBRID PROGRAM

50 hours of in-person contact/training hours (Chenrezig Institute, Eudlo - SUNSHINE COAST)
15 hours of live, online training sessions.
45 hours of at-home study/practice requirements.


Opening Training Weekend
Fri 29 Sept - Sun 1st Oct 2023
Fri 12pm - 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm


Silent Retreat Day
Saturday 11th Nov 2023
 
8am-5pm

Final Training Weekend
Fri 15th - Sun 17th Dec 2023
Fri 12pm - 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am-5pm


PLUS ONLINE AS FOLLOWS
2hr Fortnightly Training Sessions
Wednesdays 530pm-730pm
and
1hr Fortnightly Meditation Teaching Sessions
Wednesdays 530pm - 630pm

BOTH THE ONLINE & HYBRID PROGRAMS ALSO REQUIRE 45 HOURS OF AT HOME STUDY/PRACTICE HOURS
with full support from The Mindful Yoga School team in between our contact hours.

Note: accommodation and catering at Chenrezig Institute is not included in the hybrid program in-person contact hours. You can contact Chenrezig Institute direct here if you wish to stay and eat at the Big Love Cafe.

Your Trainers

Erin Lee

Lead Trainer, Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training (110hr) program

Erin is the Founder of The Mindful Yoga School and Resident Yoga/Meditation Teacher at Chenrezig Buddhist Institute.

With a personal practice of  23+ years in mindfulness, meditation and yoga, and almost a decade of dedicated teaching, Erin Lee brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to this program. 

Having experienced the healing benefits of meditation and mindfulness for herself as she navigated challenging life events, Erin has since gone on to train in Mindfulness, Mindfulness Meditation, Buddhism and various styles of yoga (specialising in Mindful Yoga).

She leads residential mindfulness and meditation retreats, meditation, mindfulness and yoga teacher training programs, classes, workshops and corporate training programs supporting people to transition toward a more connected, harmonious and meaningful experience of life.

Also featuring Specialist Trainer:

Cass Dunn

Clinical and Coaching Psychologist & Mindfulness Meditation Teacher (MPsyc (Clinical), MSc (Coach Psyc))

Psychologist Cass Dunn joins this program to deliver insights into the impact of meditation on behaviour and cognitive functions. 

Cass has practiced meditation and mindfulness for almost 20 years and is a trained facilitator of the world-renowned Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy. As a therapist and coach, she has helped thousands of people to experience relief from stress, anxiety, depression and pain, and will be sharing the specifics of exactly how meditation and mindfulness can improve your physical, psychological and emotional wellbeing.

She is well known for her Crappy to Happy podcast, which has consistently ranked at the top of Health & Wellbeing podcasts on Apple Podcasts since it launched, and for her bestselling Crappy to Happy books.

Payment: Online Program

February - May 2023

Pay Upfront & Save

$3,400

Save $500!

  • 110 hours of comprehensive meditation teacher training
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training manual
  • Weekly training calls and meditation teaching sessions. 
  • 2 x half-day silent retreats (guided online)
  • Training, tools and resources to effectively deliver 2 x 4-week or half-day programs upon completion
  • Get started on at-home study/practice requirements now and get support from now until end of course completion...and beyond!
  • Online hub with training and resources - yours to keep beyond the training program
  • Course textbook (required reading) sent to you now - it's included in course cost!
  • Save $500 by paying in-full upfront!
ENROL NOW

Payment Plan

$500 deposit

Total program cost $3,900

  • Easy cash flow - spread payments between now and 1 May 2023
  • 110 hours of comprehensive meditation teacher training
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training manual
  • 2 x half-day silent retreats (guided online)
  • Weekly training calls and meditation teaching sessions.
  • Training, tools and resources to effectively deliver 2 x 4-week or half-day programs upon completion
  • Get started on at-home study/practice requirements now and get support from now until end of course completion...and beyond!
  • Online hub with training and resources - yours to keep beyond the training program
  • Course textbook (required reading) sent to you now - it's included in course cost!
ENROL NOW

Payment: Hybrid Program

Sep - Dec 2023

Early Bird Intake Now Open til mid-2023.

Pay Upfront & Save

$2,400

Save $1,000!

  • 110 hours of comprehensive meditation teacher training
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training manual
  • 2 x 3-day training weekends PLUS a one-day silent retreat day AND fortnightly group training calls online
  • Training, tools and resources to effectively deliver 2 x 4-week or half-day programs upon completion
  • Get started on at-home study/practice requirements now and get support from now until end of course completion...and beyond!
  • Online hub with training and resources - yours to keep beyond the training program
  • Course textbook (required reading) sent to you now - it's included in course cost!
  • Save $500 by joining the early bird intake PLUS another $500 by paying in full upfront (price rises 1 July '23)
ENROL NOW

Payment Plan

$500 deposit

Total program cost $2,900

  • Easy cash flow - spread payments between now and 1 December 2022
  • 110 hours of comprehensive meditation teacher training
  • Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher Training manual
  • 2 x 3-day training weekends PLUS a one-day silent retreat day AND fortnightly group training calls online
  • Training, tools and resources to effectively deliver 2 x 4-week or half-day programs upon completion
  • Get started on at-home study/practice requirements now and get support from now until end of course completion...and beyond!
  • Online hub with training and resources - yours to keep beyond the training program
  • Course textbook (required reading) sent to you now - it's included in course cost!
  • Save $500 by joining the early bird intake! (price rises 1 July '23)
ENROL NOW

FAQs

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