Meditation Teacher Training Certificate
What you'll learn
- Deepen your understanding of meditation
- Teach mediation to others
- Understand how to teach safely
- Add a meditation qualification to your CV
- Loving-kindness, focused, mantra, gazing and open monitoring meditation
- Students should have a basic familiarity with meditation
- If you are new to meditation, complete our free 5-Day Mindfulness course first
Do you want to deepen your understanding of meditation and learn to teach it to others? This course will give you everything you need to get started as a certified meditation teacher.
Meditation in a range of cultural contexts including Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Christianity
Scientific definitions of meditation and meditation theory
How meditation can be applied for physical and mental health benefits
A wide range of meditation techniques
Teaching skills and keeping your students safe
We’ll explore different meditation techniques through practical exercises so you can get hands-on experience with different types of meditation. For each one, you’ll get an introduction, practice and list of teaching points. We’ll cover:
Loving-kindness meditation (Maitrī, mettā)
Focused meditation (breath, object-focused)
Gazing meditation (Trataka)
Open monitoring meditation (mindfulness)
Each module is assessed by a multiple-choice exam. By the end of the course, you'll earn a certificate accredited by the European Educational Standards Body. Registered training provider number 104667.
Taught by Chris Worfolk, psychologist, co-owner of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic and author of Do More, Worry Less.
Looking to decide between this and my best-selling Mindfulness Teacher Training course? The mindfulness course goes deeper on that subject and is perfect for students who want an approach that concentrates on evidence-based approaches and mental health. This course is more suited to students who want to explore the historical context of meditation and a wider range of techniques. Both courses complement each other and all of the lessons are recorded separately for each course.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who wants to deepen their own practice of meditation
- Anyone who wants to teach meditation to others
Chris Worfolk is a psychologist and software consultant. He is the author of nine books and has taught over 50,000 students on Udemy. He specialises in software, career coaching, mental health and resilience.
Chris is the founder of the mental health charity Anxiety Leeds and co-founder of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic. He is the author of Do More, Worry Less: Small Steps To Reduce Your Anxiety. He has a degree in psychology from Leeds Beckett University.
Previously, he has spent over ten years working in the IT industry helping companies including Sky, Asda, Capita and the NHS improve the digital products. He is the author of numerous books including How to Exit VIM and the IT Contracting Master Class. He has a degree in computing from the University of Leeds.
In his spare time, he is an ironman triathlete, ultramarathon runner, competitive public speaker. He lives in Leeds with his wife and daughter.
Holbeck College provides training in psychology and mental health. Our mission is to make psychology education more accessible to a wider audience to raise the standard of mental health knowledge in society.
We teach evidence-based approaches using a variety of learning styles including videos lessons, reading, exercises and quizzes so whatever your learning style, there will be something in the course for you.
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