Mind Body Education

 

 



Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development


Curriculum Area

Competency

Minimum Hours

Module One
Foundation studies in meditation   

History and theory of meditation 
Meditation in the western world
Brainwaves in meditation
Meditation techniques and styles
Developing meditation routines
Deepening and refining your practice

10 hours

Module Two
Understanding the cause & effects of stress 

Understanding stress
Psychological causes of stress
The Fight-or-flight response
Physiology of the stress response
Human behavioral manifestations of fight-or-flight Negative effects of the stress response in humans Positive stress
Stress management
Meditation development and practice
Chakra meditation
Concentrative meditation
Mindfulness meditation

10 hours

Module Three
Foundations of human happiness 

The psychology of happiness
Subconscious programming and reprogramming
States of mind
Fundamentals of self-image
The pursuit of happiness
Subconscious programming and reprogramming Guided meditation (creative visualisation)

10 hours

Module Four
Tools for healing

Tools for healing
Positive thinking skills
Foundations of mind-body medicine
Meditation as a healing tool & hypnotic states
Journaling and gratitude
Understanding affirmations
Tools for developing a positive self-image
Meditation as a healing tool
Movement meditation

10 hours

Module Five
Meditation styles and techniques 

Poses and positions
Breathwork
Chakras and energy meditation
Guided meditation & creative visualisation
Mantras and affirmations in meditation 
Gentle seated movement meditation (formally chair yoga)

10 hours

Module Six
Teaching skills

Before you teach
Talking to groups & group leadership skills
Answering questions about meditation   
Leading guided meditations
Overcoming obstacles to meditation practice
Creating safe and effective teaching environments
Group leadership skills

10 hours

Module Seven
Working with specific groups 

Teaching various meditation styles
Working with teenagers
Working with people with physical disabilities
Working with people with emotional disorders
Working with health care professionals
Business clients and corporate groups
Dealing with difficult clients

10 hours

Module Eight
Counselling & coaching skills for meditation teachers

A client-centred approach
Your role as holistic counsellor
Building the foundations of happiness
Equipment
Outcomes of holistic counselling
The holistic counselling sessions
Assessment and introspection
Goal setting
Support Part
Listening skills
Holistic counselling tools for meditation teachers

  • Life charting

  • Reflection time

  • Needs assessment chart

  • Gratitude journal

  • Worry time

  • Positive thinking skills

  • Affirmations

  • Meditation as a healing tool

10 hours

Module Nine
Designing and facilitating classes and workshops 

Designing courses and workshops
Integrity and intentions
Setting the scene
Creating strong foundations for your groups
Understanding learning styles
Choosing your teaching style
Terrific teaching techniques and tips
Student management
Working with seniors
Choosing venues

10 hours

Module Ten
Virtual, corporate and community settings 

Corporate stress management workshops – Includes corporate teachers course manual.
Approaching community groups and organisations
Volunteer and community work
Teaching online – Using Zoom
Corporate stress management

10 hours

Module Eleven
Holistic small business management 

Ethics and Professionalism
Your public profile
Fundamentals of customer service
Maintaining student/client records
Charging for your services
Running a small home office
Joining organisations
Insurance and legalities

10 hours

Module Twelve
Marketing: The key to success 

Understanding the power of branding
Targeted marketing and advertising
Building your community
How to find and use free advertising
Public image
Final review
Your graduation

10 hours


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