100hr Advanced Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Teacher Training TTR2
Become an accredited MBSR Teacher! In order to attend this Yoga Alliance Professionals Registered course you need to have taken the 100hr MBSR Teacher Training Foundation TTR1 Course. There are currently spaces available for courses starting on 20th August and 28th November. Book before 3rd December for 150 euro discount!
Type of Event
- Teacher Training
There is a one hour break after the first morning practice between 8.30 - 9.00 and two hour break from 13.30 - 15.30
This Urban Retreat course is held at the luxury 4 star Albir Playa Hotel and Spa on the Mediterranean coast in the small resort of Albir, Spain and taught by Kathy Ward, Director of Training, Senior International Mindfulness MBSR/MBCT ca Meditation Teacher and MBSR Trainer, MBSR Supervisor, SYT Mindful Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP Coach with CBT. Kathy trained as a MBSR/MBCT Supervisor with CRMP Bangor University in the UK and offers supervision to practitioners and teachers. She is also assisted by a team of experienced MBSR Teachers to help support your learning and development.
This professional and accredited training course is ideal for -
Meditation practitioners, Nurses, Teachers, Therapists, Doctors and other professionals, Yoga and Meditation Teachers, with a mind-body focus who wish to incorporate mindfulness into their professions.
A desire to discover how to apply mindfulness in everyday life.
Plan to or are teaching/integrating mindfulness-based approaches in your work.
If you have a well-established personal meditation practice (not necessarily Mindfulness Meditation) of 1-2 years and practice a minimum 5 times per week.
Have successfully completed the 100hr MBSR Teacher Training Foundation TTR1 course
Be at least 25 years old.
Please note - You do not need to be a Yoga or Meditation Teacher to apply to take the course.
Course Overview -
Our course exceeds the contact hours offered by many Mindfulness MBSR Teacher Training courses including the CRMP at Bangor University as we include workshops that you would need to book separately with them. The Module includes extensive experiential practice and training on how to teach all aspects of Mindfulness MBSR Meditation including in depth workshops on teaching Mindful Movement, the skills of inquiry and how to incorporate the Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) into your growth and development as a teacher.
Your Senior Teacher Kathy Ward has over 35 years in Training and Development and over 8 years experience teaching over 340 Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Yoga teachers and she teaches the majority of the contact hours on this course (more than the required 70% required by YAP)
The 100hr Advanced Teacher Training Module Two TTR2 -
On this course you continue to will deepen your own practice, embodiment of mindfulness and teaching skills. You will experience and learn specifically how to teach all elements of the 2.5hr weekly sessions of the Mindful Academy International 8 week MBSR course using the provided 8 week Mindfulness MBSR session plans and the Participant Handbook. There is also plenty of time to deepen your Inquiry skills and practice relating to the theme and learning focus of each session.
On the Advanced course you will have the opportunity to teach both 30 minute sections of the sessions including inquiry, and 2 x 60 minute sections. Once again, you will receive formal assessment and feedback on your teaching using the industry standard Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) from Kathy and the team, plus informal feedback from your peers.
A typical day on the Advanced Course -
07.30 - 08.30 Morning Meditation and Mindful Movement practice lead by the Teaching Assistant
08.30 - 09.30 Break
09.30 - 11.30 Mindfulness MBSR 8 Week Course session of the day experiential practice taught by Kathy Ward and assisted by the Teaching Assistant
11.30 - 13.30 Teaching Methodology - learning how to teach the session of the day taught by Kathy Ward and assisted with by the Teaching Assistant. Includes time to prepare to teach in the afternoon Teaching Practicals
13.30 - 15.30 Break
15.30 - 19.30 Teaching practicals - each day you will have the opportunity to teach a 30 minute section of the session of the day, and twice during the course you will also have the opportunity to teach a 60 minute section of the session of the course to a small group. Both teaching practicals will be either assessed informally or formally using the MBI-TAC with feedback and development from Kathy Ward, the Teaching team and your peers.
19.30 - 20.00 Teaching Methodology - regroup to discuss and close the day
Gain a recognised Qualification by taking the Foundation course and Advanced Course -
On successful graduation from both the Foundation and Advanced courses you will be granted the status of qualified MBSR Teacher and be eligible to join our registry of Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Teachers. We give you permission to print the Participant Handbook for use in live in person 8 week MBSR courses. You will also be eligible to register with the Yoga Alliance Professionals as a Registered Teacher.
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!. Upgrade from an Affiliate to full Teacher status withing 14 days of graduation to receive a 35 pound discount from YAP.
Residential or non-residential options available -
The Urban Retreat course is offered as either as a Residential course with accommodation at the luxury 4 Star Albir Playa Hotel and Spa or for those who prefer to find their own accommodation, as a non-residential course. If you chose to stay at the Hotel, single or shared rooms with balconies and on-suite bathrooms are available. The hotel staff are really friendly, and the Restaurant can cater for those on a vegetarian diet or gluten free diets. Please advise at time of booking.
Spaces limited to just 16 Students -
To ensure that you receive the highest quality training and development, we have limited the amount of students we take to a maximum of 16 students, so early booking is recommended.
Whats included in the price - 100hr Advanced Course -
All course tuition
Additional manual pages supporting every aspect of teaching the 8 week MBSR Course
Unique to Mindful Academy International -
1 x 60 minute private Supervision session to get you started on the pre-course preparation (worth €50)
8 x 60 minute Group Live Online pre-foundation course study workshops to support your preparation, recordings available if you miss the live workshops (worth €200)
8 week MBSR Course Session Plans and Participant Manual with authorisation to use when teaching live in person MBSR 8 Week courses
MBSR Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certificate on successful graduation from both the Foundation and Advanced courses
1 x Breakfast in the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa on the Silent practice day, so that we can practice mindful eating together
Tea, water, fruit
1 Entry into the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa Senses Spa to enjoy just 'being'!
On going mentoring by email and optional MBSR Mindfulness Meditation Supervision in line with the Mindfulness Best Practice Guidelines
How to Book your space on the MBSR Teacher Training Advanced course -
Complete and return the application form, please contact us for a copy or click the link to download on the website.
On acceptance, pay the €600 deposit
Arrange a 60 minute Supervision Zoom call to get you started on the Foundation course pre-course study (worth €35)
Attend the 8 x 1 hour Free Group Supervision calls to deepen your preparation, recordings will be available if you miss a call (worth €200)
Dates will be given for both the 60 minute and the Group Supervision calls in your acceptance email.
For more detailed information on the course and how to book, please visit our website