Meditation Teacher Training 

12 modules (120 hours) Part-time.
Online – High support.
Optional live Zoom masterclasses. 
Internationally Industry Accredited.

 

Full payment: $1,265.00 NZD

or

Payment Plan: $500.00

$250 admin fee · Plus 10 monthly payments of $126.50 * Total $1,515 (incl GST)

NEXT COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES:
MAY 30TH, 2023

More dates are available at the beginning of the month.

The perfect blend of science and tradition to provide self-empowering tools for good health and happiness.

This popular pathway includes the Meditation Teacher Training Program plus 20 professional development courses leading to a multitude of industry-accredited qualifications.
The Meditation Teacher Training  Program is the foundation course and the place to begin to build your career as a Meditation Teacher with international recognition and the opportunity for further study to develop your career if you wish. 

You will explore a wide variety of traditional and contemporary meditation styles, learn how learning styles impact an individual’s meditation practice and discover the science of happiness

Learn about the cause and effects of stress (a recognized major cause of illness), how to run fantastic classes and how to support your clients and students on their journey of self-discovery and healing through the ancient practice of meditation. 

You can start practicing as a qualified Meditation Teacher upon completion of this 120-hour training program which includes industry-recognized modules on holistic counseling skills for Meditation Teachers.

Who should do this course?

This course is perfect for people wanting to develop a sustainable new career in the wellbeing industry with a strong focus on self-empowering tools. It is also great for trained holistic therapists who want to expand their skill set to include the scientifically proven health benefits of meditation as a therapy. 

Suitable for all ages over 18 years, including mature-age students.
No previous experience or qualifications are required.
High support with regular optional live classes via Zoom 
(and recordings to watch for when you cannot attend).
Regular live Zoom Masterclasses allow you to dive deep into the various topics in each module. 

Course Content

Foundation studies in meditation

  • History and theory of meditation.
  • Meditation in the western world.
  • Brainwaves in meditation.
  • Meditation techniques and styles.
  • Developing meditation routines.
  • Deepening and refining your practice.

Understanding the cause & effects of stress.

  • Understanding stress.
  • Psychological causes of stress.
  • The fight-or-flight response.
  • Physiology of the stress response.
  • Human behavioral manifestations of fight-or-flight.
  • Negative effects of the stress response in humans.
  • Positive stress.
  • Stress management.
  • Meditation development and practice.
  • Chakra meditation.
  • Concentrative meditation.
  • Mindfulness meditation.

Foundations of human happiness.

  • The psychology of happiness.
  • Subconscious programming and reprogramming.
  • States of mind.
  • Fundamentals of self-image.
  • The pursuit of happiness.
  • Subconscious programming and reprogramming.
  • Guided meditation (creative visualization).

Tools for healing

  • Tools for healing
    Positive thinking skills.
  • Foundations of mind-body medicine.
  • Meditation as a healing tool & hypnotic states.
  • Journaling and gratitude.
  • Understanding affirmations.
  • Tools for developing a positive self-image.
  • Meditation as a healing tool.
  • Movement meditation.

Meditation styles and techniques

  • Poses and positions.
  • Breathwork.
  • Chakras and energy meditation.
  • Guided meditation & creative visualization.
  • Mantras and affirmations in meditation.
  • Gentle seated movement meditation (formally chair yoga).

Teaching skills.

  • Before you teach.
  • Talking to groups.
  • Answering questions about meditation.
  • Leading guided meditations.
  • Overcoming obstacles to meditation practice.
  • Creating safe and effective teaching environments.
  • Group leadership skills.

Working with specific groups

  • Teaching various meditation styles.
  • Working with teenagers.
  • Working with people with physical disabilities.
  • Working with people with emotional disorders.
  • Working with health care professionals.
  • Business clients and corporate groups.
  • Dealing with difficult clients

Counselling & coaching skills for meditation teachers

  • A client-centered approach.
  • Your role as a holistic counsellor.
  • Building the foundations of happiness.
  • Equipment.
  • Outcomes of holistic counselling.
  • Holistic counselling sessions.
  • Assessment and introspection.
  • Goal setting.
  • Listening skills.
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Holistic counseling tools for meditation teachers

  •  Life charting.
  • Reflection time.
  • Needs assessment chart.
  • Gratitude journal.
  • Worry time.
  • Positive thinking skills.
  • Affirmations.
  • Meditation as a healing tool.

Designing and facilitating classes and workshops

  • Designing courses and workshops.
  • Integrity and intentions.
  • Setting the scene.
  • Creating strong foundations for your groups.
  • Understanding learning styles.
  • Choosing your teaching style.
  • Terrific teaching techniques and tips.
  • Student management.
  • Working with seniors.
  • Choosing venues.

Virtual, corporate, and community settings.

  • Corporate stress management workshops.
  • Approaching community groups and organizations.
  • Volunteer and community work.
  • Teaching online – Using Zoom.
  • Corporate stress management.

Holistic small business management.

  • Ethics and Professionalism.
  • Your public profile.
  • Fundamentals of customer service.
  • Maintaining student/client records.
  • Charging for your services.
  • Running a small home office.
  • Joining organizations.
  • Insurance and legalities.

Marketing: The key to success.

  • Understanding the power of branding.
  • Targeted marketing and advertising.
  • Building your community.
  • How to find and use free advertising.
  • Public image.
  • Final review.
  • Your graduation.