Engaged Mindfulness Teacher Training – Deerfield, MA

06 May 2017 - 15 May 2017 | 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Place : 595 B River Road Deerfield, MA 01342
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/05/2017 - 15/05/2017
All Day

Location
Windhorse Hill Retreat Center

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Engaged Mindfulness Teacher Training

May 6 – 15, 2017

Deerfield, MA

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

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