teacher training

Meditation Teacher Training

I’m beyond thrilled to be offering this meditation teacher training program.  Meditation has been a love of mine since 2005 & this course is the result of 10 years of practicing & studying meditation.

Course outline:

– benefits of meditation: physical/spiritual/neurological
– understanding of mindfulness meditation
– knowledge if the 4 noble truths & the 8 fold path
– knowledge of the brahma viharas (heart practices) & metta (Lovingkindness) meditation
– knowledge of the 8 limbs of yoga
– in depth knowledge of the yamas & niyamas
– explore the similarities/differences of mindfulness meditation & yogic meditation
– how to develop a sustainable daily meditation practice (for yourself & your students)
– practice teaching mindfulness & metta meditation sessions
– practice teaching yogic meditation sessions
– teaching methodology: how to teach with confidence, class planning, how to assess students needs, ethics of being an awesome teacher

Prerequisite: 200 hr yoga teacher or special permission may be given to advanced students.

Requirements for graduation:

Attend a meditation retreat – I suggest Birken Monastery in Kamloops

Required Reading*:

A Path with Heart – Jack Kornfield
Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Mukunda Stiles
Lovingkindness – Sharon Salzberg
Against the Stream – Noah Levine
*books are not included with tuition

Suggested Reading:
The Yamas & Niyamas – Deborah Adele
Dharma Punx & Heart of the Revolution – Noah Levine
Meditation for the Love of it – Sally Kempton

Cost: $695 [early bird] $795 after
Hours: 42 (Yoga Alliance Certified)

 

Please feel free to contact me anytime if you have any questions or concerns about the program. wendyweymann@telus.net or 604-850-4799

Love,

Wendy

Check out this video:

For the LOVE of Meditation