Next date 15/16 September 2018 Brighton - Externally Accredited Industry Level 3 qualification equivalent A level Think Tree Hub Professional Education Body. Excellent for reducing anxiety and managing stress whilst enhancing confidence and self esteem.
‘We are dedicated to supporting professionals to become successful and authentic Relaxation, Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher’s to support the enhance the well-being all those they teach.
Our mission is to help people everywhere overcome stress and create the lifestyle of their dreams
Our teacher training establishes teachers in Mindfulness and Meditation techniques to meet the growing demand for highly trained and accredited meditation and mindfulness teachers throughout the UK including: the Midlands, South West, Wales, North West, South Yorkshire, London and the South East.
One of the real benefits of training with the SMARTfoundations School of Mindfulness and Meditation is that the course is fully externally accredited by Think Tree Hub Professional Education Accreditor.
The course consists of 2 days of face to face training at a centre near you. We have several training locations. As well as the training days you have to complete 16 weeks home study of written work and creating 2 audios for your’ clients. The course is an Industry Level Three course, around the equivalent of A level standard. Live testimonials here: https://youtu.be/pGxzVNbMrBk
The Relaxation, Meditation and Mindfulness diploma teaches individuals and health professionals to become qualified instructors of relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness. It has been designed to give you the tools you'll need to be a competent instructor, helping both yourself and others down the path toward relaxation, enhanced well-being and effective meditation practice. We will support you all the way to becoming a great teacher after you graduate through:
Online Training support - We teach you step by step how to share the miracle of mindfulness and meditation and how to set up your own class with everything needed
Sole to Soul – Radio Show – with fortnightly tips on making the world a better place through practicing meditation and mindfulness
Marketing assistance - We give you space on our site to advertise your courses and we will run a google advert at least 3 months a year.
Tried and tested six week lesson plans - We give you out-line lessons and meditations in both printed and audio format.
Staying connected – with our monthly webinar - We like to catch up on how you are doing and invite you to regular up sessions in addition to our private Facebook Group.
Industry support and recognition including routes to insurance, your on-line presence and attracting clients who will love your work
Passion and Purpose – We give you a Code of Practice – to keep you at the top of your game, whilst helping the planet
Supervision days – Getting together to share best practice, network and have fun
On this course in Relaxation, Meditation, and Mindfulness students learn how to teach relaxation, meditation, and mindfulness individually and to groups. Techniques include:
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation
- Inductions to relaxation - pausing the Sympathetic Nervous System (fight or flight) and Elicting the Para Sympathetic Nervous System
- Breathing exercises (4 techniques)
- Imagery (two sequences)
- Become aware of the Conscouisness and how we can have a say in our well-being by how we think, speak and act
- Mindfulness (6 Practices) including object, eating, walking, gazing, breathing utilizing the senses using the qualities of beginner mind, curiosity and gratitude
- How to teach techniques to a group
- How to run meditation and relaxation workshops
Module 1 - We start by building a solid foundation in your understanding of:
1.1 Meditation Practice and its origination
1.2 Proven Scientific benefits of Meditation
1.3 Types of Meditation and Mindfulness Practice
1.4 Practice Techniques to reduce stress and elicit relaxation
1.5 Transformation happens in the heart not the head - what happens after the 'philosophical shift?'
1.6 Structuring your meditation practice and understanding the importance of posture
1.7 Cultivating awareness of your internal chatter.
1.8 Exploring your 'Brand' and 'Letting Go' of parts of your story which do not serve you.
Module 2 - we build on this foundation by exploring and practicing more in depth concepts, including...
2.1 Integrating Meditation Practice with Life's Daily Activities
2.2 Culitivating Presence and connecting with the miracle of nature including the yourself!
2.3 Examining how our thoughts determine how we feel and how we feel determines how we act
2.4 Dealing with resistance to meditation
2.5 Coaching Mindfulness Techniques - Breathe Awareness Techniques - Meditation Techniques including imagergy and metphor
2.6 The Mindset = cultivating the qualities of 'beginner mind, humility, curiosity, surrender, acceptence, trust, patience, compassion and willingness
Module 3 – Develops the promotion of relaxation, meditation and mindfulness as excellent tools for stress reduction and enhanced wellbeing. We also cover a variety of practical material related to your work as a Instructor, including...
3.1 Principles of instruction - principally the qualities of the teacher reflecting what the practictioner wishes to cultivate themselves in learning
3.2 Exploring Consciousness and conditioning - recognising thoughts are not facts
3.3 Communicating the Benefits of Meditation
3.4 How to use meditation and mindfulness for quick and easy stress reduction
3.5 Planning Meditation Classes and/or Private Instruction
3.6 Communicating with your students the benefits of meditation/mindfulness
3.7 Promoting your Meditation Instruction Services
Accredited Post Graduate Qualification in Relaxation, Meditation, Mindfulness requires 75 hours of learning and 16 hours of supervised skills development.
Assessment for the Diploma in Relaxation, Meditation and Mindfulness occurs through:
1. Supervised skills development practice
2. Two Session Plan Outline (one flyer detailing course and one week of that course set out in detail e.g. running order, handouts, scripts, housekeeping homework etc.,)
3. Delivery of 10 minute relaxation session
4. Reflective learning journal
5. Record of Fifteen to twenty minutes of personal practice twice daily for six weeks.
6. Two book reviews, from a reading list A4
7. Production of a recording (C.D.) of progressive relaxation and guided meditation.
COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants need to: Have acceptable qualifications, in related areas e.g. health professionals, HR professionals and those working in the field of physical, mental or emotional well-being. Or be able to demonstrate that their accumulated knowledge and skills is equal to the requirements of the above.
Complementary Therapists Association
CThA Approved Core Therapy Status
Benefits – 10 CPD points
All students that obtain a CThA Approved Core Therapy qualification will automatically be accepted as members.
All Approved Core Therapy or Advanced Training therapies are automatically accepted for addition to the professional’s register of treatments and will be covered by CTHA's insurance provider.
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