Date(s) - 06/05/2017 - 15/05/2017
Windhorse Hill Retreat Center
Engaged Mindfulness Teacher Training
May 6 – 15, 2017
What You’ll Learn:
- Classical and modern scientific foundations for mindfulness practice.
- Training in empathy, resilience and compassion.
- Mindfulness teaching methodologies including: body scan, basic mindfulness of body and breath, insight and awareness meditation.
- Mindful yoga routines for enhancing wellness.
- The art of teaching mindfulness.
- The art of facilitating mindfulness-based interventions.
- The art of group facilitation.
- How to develop an effective teaching and facilitation style.
What You Will Receive:
- the highest quality training and instruction available in the mindfulness field provided by renowned teachers with 20 to 40 years of mindfulness practice and teaching experience
- a thorough education in both the classical and scientific foundations of mindfulness practice and teaching
- a wealth of print and online materials and resources to support the deepening of your personal mindfulness practice and mindfulness teaching and facilitation skills
- individual contact with highly experienced and fully qualified mindfulness teachers, trainers and coaches, including two one-on-one mentoring calls with senior EMI faculty
- peer support within a robust online community of practice, including small group work and one-on-one peer support
- tools and guidelines for starting a mindfulness-based program within your agency, institution, organization or community
- certification as an EMI Mindfulness Facilitator upon successful completion of Year One
- CEU’s for counseling and/or social work professionals
- a year of transformational and life changing learning
You Will Be Trained To:
- Give instruction to individuals and small groups for basic mindfulness practices, basic empathy and compassion training meditations and basic mindful yoga postures and routines
- Guide and facilitate basic mindfulness meditations, empathy and compassion training meditations, and basic mindful yoga sessions with small groups.
- Skillfully engage with and facilitate small groups and/or effectively engage students in a classroom setting.
- Teach mindfulness and facilitate mindfulness-based interventions and programs in a manner appropriate to the interest, cultural and educational background and health status of the individuals and groups you are working with, e.g., lead a mindfulness group in a prison for prisoners or staff; in a psychotherapy or medical setting for clients, patients or staff; in a community agency or nonprofit organization with clients or staff; in a school setting with students, teachers or administrative staff.
For more info, please visit the Engaged Mindfulness Institute