MBSR teacher training

Centrum pro mindfulness co-organizes the first MBSR teacher training in CZ between September 2018 and May 2019. The training is based on current internationally accepted standards and criteria for teacher training of evidence-based programs based on mindfulness and will be led by prominent Dutch MBSR teacher trainers with long-term experience. The training will be taught mostly in English, including the admission interview. The number of places is limited to 25. After meeting the pre-requisites and completion of the training the graduates become qualified MBSR teachers. Please read carefully incl. the basic pre-requisites below.

Training structure: 5 residential modules of total 23 days (approx. 200 hours), full-day silent meditation retreat.

Dates of the 5 modules:

7. – 15. Sep 2018 (Fri-Sat)
21. – 25. Nov 2018 (Wed-Sun)
23. – 27. Jan 2019 (Wed-Sun)
27. – 31. Mar 2019 (Wed-Sun)
8. – 12. May 2019 (Wed-Sun)

The venue in CZ will be specified later.
Preliminary tuition: EUR 3 500 (accommodation and meals are NOT included).

Basic pre-requisites for trainees:

  1. completed an eight-week MBSR course led by a qualified teacher,
  2. at least a year of daily formal mindfulness practice (3 types of MBSR practice or vipassana),
  3. at least a seven-day-long, silent, teacher-led retreat of mindfulness (insight) meditation or vipassana (not part of the training, but may be completed also during the training) and
  4. professional training / education at BA/BSc level or equivalent.

More details will be added here.

If you are seriously interested to become a trainee, please do not hesitate to fill in this short form (not a binding registration yet).