The Discovering Mind Meditation Teacher Training Program is a comprehensive 100 hour classroom or online course taught for aspiring teachers as well as practitioners at all levels of experience. The program offers an immersive approach designed to be taught over a full year. It can also be structured as a 50 hour Level I program in combination with a 50 hour Level II program.
Participants will be required to complete 100 hours of classroom activities including lectures, discussion and meditation; periodic quizzes and a final exam; and regular student teaching. In addition to classroom hours, participants will be required to practice a minimum of 30 minutes of daily meditation; complete all required reading assignments; and perform two hours per month of outside teaching or relevant community service.
In addition to extensive instruction on the seven-step approach to meditation, the Discovering Mind Meditation Teacher Training Program will present special topics including Research on the Benefits of Meditation; Ethics of Meditation and Mindfulness; Role of Meditation in Education; Meditation in the Workplace; Meditation for Trauma; and the Impact of Technology and Meditation Devices.
We are currently offering our 100 Hour Teacher Training Program (Level I & II) program online via Zoom. The course begins in September 2020 and meets once per week for 12 months ending August 2021.
Participants can choose between two weekly time slots for live Zoom classes or can view at their convenience from our private YouTube channel.
The price of the 100-hour Teacher Training Program is $1,500. Payment in full is due 30 days before the class begins.
We also offer an Early Bird Special price of $1,200. To qualify, payment in full must be received at least 90 days before class begins.
Financing and limited scholarships are available. Qualifies for Yoga Alliance CE units.
Michael Hess is a western yogi in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. He has been meditating for 25 years and teaches practitioners at all levels of experience, including meditation and yoga teachers, individual clients, groups and corporate workshops in the USA and overseas. He recently completed a one year solitary meditation retreat at a Buddhist monastery in the Himalayas. He is authorized by Yoga Alliance as an RYT 200 instructor.