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Certificate in Meditation Teaching & Holistic Health

Become a Fully Accredited Meditation Teacher

Quick facts

  • Graduate in 12 Weeks – 120 Hours of Study
  • 100% Online with Practical Live Sessions (recorded)
  • Evidence-Based Curriculum – where science meets spirit!
  • Comprehensive & multi-award winning program
  • Help others discover the art and science of meditation practice
  • Get a solid grounding in Holistic Counselling
  • Use the Initials: Cert.Med.Teaching after your name

Course fee info

  • Start studying at just $91.60 per week!
  • Course fee is $995 if paid in FULL on enrolment (SAVE $150)
  • Course fee is $1,145 if PAYMENT PLAN option chosen ($229 deposit to be paid on enrolment)
  • PAYMENT PLAN weekly fee is $91.60 paid across 10 weeks

Benefits of studying with us

  • Awards – Multi-Award-Winning Curriculum (3 years in a row!).
  • Industry-Approved – Courses meet the requirements of 5 international associations, which graduates can join.
  • Membership Discounts – Free 1-year IMTTA practitioner registration & 20% OFF your first year of IICT registration.
  • Insurance – Graduates can obtain Professional Insurance to work legally in more than 20 countries.
  • Supported the WHOLE Way – We are determined to help our students succeed! We don’t just sign you up and leave you to it. We are committed to your ongoing learning and development. 
  • Practitioner Support Network – Graduates also receive FREE ongoing support via the Practitioner Support Network.
  • 100% online – Delivered via an easy-to-use learning platform – study at home, at your own pace.
  • Assessments – Submitted online with regular feedback provided by your trainer.
  • Live Training – via Zoom with your trainer (recorded for those who cannot make it).
  • Business & Marketing Modules – To support you launch and grow your own business.
  • Postgraduate Study Options – Access to graduate-only certificates to upskill in areas of specialist interest.

What you will study

Graduates obtain the following qualification:

Certificate in Meditation Teaching & Holistic Human Development 

Module 1: Foundation Studies in Meditation 

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

Module 2: Understanding the Cause & Effects of Stress ​

  • Understanding stress
  • Psychological causes of stress
  • Physiology of the stress response
  • Human behavioural 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

Module 3: 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)

Module 4: 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

Module 5: Meditation Styles & 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)

Module 6: 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

Module 7: Working with Specific Groups

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

Module 8: Counselling & Coaching Skills for Meditation Teachers

  • A client-centred approach
  • Your role as holistic counsellor
  • Building the foundations of happiness
  • Outcomes of holistic counselling
  • The holistic counselling sessions
  • Assessment and introspection
  • Equipment
  • Goal Setting
  • 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

Module 9: Designing & Facilitating Classes & 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

Module 10: Virtual, Corporate, & Community Settings 

  • Corporate stress management
  • Corporate stress management workshops (includes corporate teachers course manual)
  • Approaching community groups and organisations
  • Volunteer and community work
  • Teaching online-Using Zoom

Module 11: 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

Module 12: 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

Who should do this course?

  • Those wanting to become Meditation Teachers and/or Holistic Counsellors by either starting their own private practices, or working at established wellness centres, community centres, workplaces or schools.
  • Those wishing to master their own meditation and mindfulness practice.
  • Those wanting to start a new career in the booming mental health and wellbeing industry.
  • Those who would like learn scientifically proven holistic therapies for their own personal growth and development.
  • Suitable for all ages over 18 years, including mature-age students.
  • No previous experience or qualifications required.

 Graduates will possess the confidence and expertise to facilitate the following:

  • Meditation classes & programs
  • Guided meditations
  • Meditation retreats
  • Private meditation therapy sessions
  • Workplace stress programs
  • Specialist meditation programs for teens, & people with disabilities
  • Holistic counselling sessions with individuals & groups
Course Overview
Duration: 12 weeks
Study hours: 120
Units: 1 (12 modules)
Course level: Certificate
Course cost: $995
Next intake: 29 July 2024
Access to: 20 graduate-only certificates
Andrea

I have learned so very much about meditation, holistic counselling, and running a successful small business from both an intellectual and practical perspective, and have acquired a large number of complementary and valuable skills, techniques and tools that I will be able to use for the benefit of myself and others for the rest of my life.

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