(+34) 667 196 371Kathy Ward, Director of Training

Mindfulness Teacher Training group work

Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training

At Solterreno Retreat Centre, a mountain retreat in Spain.

A professional and certified Residential Teacher Training Retreat in 2 modules.

Facilitated by Bodhin Phillip Woodward and  Kathy Ward

Our Approach –

Our certified Mindfulness Meditation MBSR Teacher Training course is based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn’s highly acclaimed Mindfulness based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme at the University of Massachusetss Medical Centre, and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) developed in the UK and Canada by Mark Williams, John Teasdale and Zindel Segal. As a professional Teacher Training School we also support the Best Practice Guidelines for teaching Mindfulness-based courses.

The Teacher Training course is taught by Bodhin Phillip Woodward a Mindfulness MBSR/MBCT Meditation Teacher, Breathworks Meditation Teacher and Mindful Yoga Teacher who meets the requirements of the Good Practice Guidelines for Trainers of  Mindfulness-based Teachers published by the UK Network of Mindfulness-based Teacher Trainers and Kathy Ward, Director of Training, Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Teacher, Mindful Yoga Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP Coach with CBT.

The Teacher Training course is ideal for Meditation practitioners, Yoga and Meditation Teachers, Nurses, Teachers, Therapists, Doctors and other professionals with a mind-body focus who wish to incorporate mindfulness into their professions. 

The Teacher Training course is taken in 2 modules and on graduation of the full 200hr course you will be have the skills and confidence to teach Mindfulness based Stress Reduction Meditation classes, MBSR 8 week Stress Reduction courses and private meditation classes that empower people to make a real difference to their lives. You will also be eligable (at your own cost) to register with the UK Yoga Alliance as a 200hr Registered Meditation Teacher should you wish.

Ongoing Continued Professional Development (CPD) courses are available including Meditation Retreats, Mindfulness approaches to Pain and Illness and Mindfulness for Depression. There is also an optional Mentoring and Internship programme in your home community to support your teaching.

Mark Johnson - TTR2 Nov 2014

This course was enormously helpful for me professionally and personally. Bodhin and Kathy are very compassionate, knowledgeable and professional instructors. They create a very safe, nurturing atmosphere in which to learn and grow. They provide developmental feedback in a very caring , yet direct and matter-of-fact way. I highly recommend this course to any aspiring Mindfulness Instructor.

Testimonial from Randell S - TTR1 June 2013 
M.D. at a Holistic Clinic in Norway

This course is highly recommended to anyone wishing to both deepen their own practice and prepare to teach others Mindfulness. The knowledge and teaching experience of the teachers is highly inspiring and enriching. The course fuses clear and structured teaching with informal group dialogue and ample opportunity for practice. I really appreciated the obvious preparation put into the course by the teachers and the beautiful setting at Solterreno Retreat Centre. My stay was a personal inspiration and renewal.

Testimonial from Christine - TTR1 May 2014

I liked the pace of the course. It is well organised with logical sequencing and developing progress. The right amount of time for discussion and questions. Availability of teachers for help or queries was on offer whenever needed. I really felt the teachers were fresh as if we were their first ever students even though they have taught this many times before. I felt inspired and supported. Both are patient with a good sense of humour.

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