Relaxation, Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor – Diploma
Mindfulness for Anxiety and Stress Management Teacher Training
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.
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
- Breathing exercises (4 techniques)
- Imagery (two sequences)
- Mindfulness (6 Practices)
- 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 and Mindfulness
1.3 Types of Meditation Practice
1.4 Practice Techniques
1.5 Mindfulness practices for combating stress and eliciting relaxation
1.6 Understanding the Importance of Posture
1.7 How to let go of disturbing thoughts and feelings
1.8 Key convincers in how the mind body connection proves we have a say in our own health and well-being
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 Understanding thoughts are not facts and pausing internal dialogue
2.3 Understanding personal story, brand and labels and the impact these have on our well-being
2.4 Dealing with resistance to meditation
2.5 Breathe Awareness Techniques
2.6 Physical discomfort in practice
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 Meditation and Mindfulness Instruction
3.2 The mindset cultivating curiosity, beginner mind, humility, gratitude, acceptance, surrender, non-judgement and appreciation
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 60 hours of learning and 16 hours of supervised skills development.
Assessment for the Diploma in Relaxation, Meditation and Mindfulness occurs through:
- Supervised skills development practice
- Two Session Plan Outline (One Flyer and one week pulled from the flyer set out in detail e.g. house keeping, scripts, running order, homework, activities etc.,)
- Delivery of 10 minute relaxation session
- Reflective learning journal
- Record of Fifteen to twenty minutes of personal practice twice daily for six weeks.
- Two book reviews, from a reading list A4
- 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 10 CPD points
All students that obtain a CThA Approved Core Therapy qualification will automatically be accepted as members.
All Approved Core Therapy or Post Graduate Qualification therapies are automatically accepted for addition to the professional’s register of treatments and will be covered by our insurance.
Two days supervised training Brighton plus 12 weeks home study