MINDFULNESS CERTIFICATION TRAINING (MCT)
Dallas Yoga Center has trained thousands of people in science-informed mindfulness practices. Through its Mindfulness Certification Training (MCT)™, DYC brings together expert local instructors and national luminaries in the field to create an in-depth, interactive and comprehensive program.
DYC’s evidence-based mindfulness expert trainer, Kay Colbert, LCSW, will lead the training. Nationally renowned contributors include Dr. Christopher Willard, author of five books and Harvard lecturer on mindfulness and psychotherapy, and Meena Srinivasan, international thought leader and author of ‘Teach, Breathe, Learn; who will train on mindful teaching methodologies.
You will learn:
How to teach structured mindfulness classes.
The history and science of mindfulness.
Mindfulness tools to reduce stress and improve calm and focus.
Insights on incorporating mindfulness into your line of work.
Guidance on integrating technology to support your teaching.
You will receive:
An MCT (Mindfulness Certification Training™) Certificate.
40 hours of expert-led mindfulness teacher training
15 hours of guided personal practice
5 hours of practice teaching others
A framework for teaching structured mindfulness classes.
A mindfulness teaching planner as a tool to help you teach.
Access to teaching scripts & exercise.
Students must have Internet access for homework assignments.
Students are required to teach on Mindfulness Community Class at Dallas Yoga Center to receive their certification.
Students are required to attend at lease one Mindfulness Community Class as a student.
*30 hours of additional personal mindfulness practice is required before an issuance of certificate. Mindfulness hours can be from previous personal practice of cane be completed before, during or after MCT program.
MBSR: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – Self-compassion and individual mindfulness meditation classes
The arrival of mindfulness to the US is attributed to Jon Kabat-Zinn. In 1979, he founded the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University Of Massachusetts Medical School, where he adapted teachings on mindfulness to develop the Stress Reduction and Relaxation Program. He later renamed the program “Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction” (MBSR),