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100 Hour Online Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training with David Nichtern

Nov
20

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

If you are interested in developing the skills to become a certified mindfulness meditation teacher, join Senior Buddhist teacher, David Nichtern, in conjunction with Tibet House US for our new 100 hour Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training online program.

This immersion will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation and an overview of the stages of the Buddhist path. The training is aimed at those who wish to become more skillful in presenting mindfulness and anyone seeking to integrate teaching meditation into their existing modalities – such as therapists, social workers, yoga teachers, health care professionals, educators, coaches. The training is also open to those who simply wish to deepen their own practice and study.

During the training level weekends, there will be lecture and discussion, group practice, and teaching exercises. Additional individual practice and study requirements are as follows:

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

• Students will be required to practice mindfulness meditation for a minimum of 20 minutes per day, at least 5 days a week for the duration of the program.
• 3 Three Hour group sitting sessions
• 3 Two Hour self-organized group practice teaching sessions
• One 15min. 1:1 Mentoring Session with an assistant director
• Required readings:
The Wisdom of No Escape – Pema Chodron
Awakening From the Daydream – David Nichtern
Inner Revolution – Robert Thurman
• Final Written and Oral exams

David’s past Meditation Teacher Training students have gone on to:

• Build careers teaching meditation workshops and classes all over the world.
• Create a roster of recurring clients drawing from individual students, corporations, hospitals, yoga studios, prisons and schools.
• Experience significant personal transformation and lead others to a more grounded, sane, and open hearted existence

Participants will:

• Learn the foundations of Buddhist philosophy and practice.
• Have the opportunity to lead mock teaching sessions in one-to-one and group settings, receiving constructive feedback from teachers and other trainees.
• Learn how to relate clearly and precisely to the most frequently asked questions and difficulties from beginning students.
• Build a supportive learning community with your fellow classmates.
• Develop greater presence, balance, clarity, and insight by strengthening and stabilizing your own meditation practice.

A Tibet House Certificate of Completion will be given to students who complete all requirements, make a satisfactory teaching presentation, and pass a written final/oral exam on the material covered. Select graduates will be invited to teach meditation and lead groups at The Tibet House.

REGISTRATION / TICKET OPTIONS:

(*** Please Note: When you register for this upcoming 100hr Teacher Training, you are eligible for $100 off discount code on David’s additional weekend workshops with Tibet House). (*** Links here – )

100-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING
Includes four 3-day weekends as well as additional individual practice and study requirements.

Full course $1650. | REGISTER HERE
Cancellation policy

Level 1 – Intro to Mindfulness & The Path of Meditation:
October 23-25)
(*** Level 1 can also be taken as a stand-alone introductory weekend)
For more information and to register for this stand-alone weekend workshop
Click here

Price for full Level 1 Intro Workshop – $325 | REGISTER HERE
Cancellation policy

(*** Please Note: In order to attend Levels 2 through 4, you must complete Level 1 – The levels must be taken sequentially.)

The Wheel of Life – Friday night workshops included

The Friday portions of the 100hr Teacher Training will focus on The Buddha’s Wheel of Life Teachings based on David Nichtern’s book: Awakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha’s Wheel of Life. These workshops are included in the tuition for the 100hr Teacher Training. They can also be taken as a stand-alone series.

Friday, Oct. 23rd 7-9pm EST
Friday, Nov. 20th 7-9pm EST
Friday, Jan. 8th 7-9pm EST
Friday, Feb. 5th 7-9pm EST

$75 for full series (includes all four Fridays) | $25 per workshop – “drop-in” price

CLICK HERE for more info and to register for The Wheel of Life program.


FULL COURSE DETAILS
100-HOUR MINDFULNESS MEDITATION TEACHER TRAINING:

Level 1 / Oct. 23-25th / Intro to Mindfulness & The Path of Meditation:

(* Note: All Friday night workshops are 7-9PM EST / Saturday and
Sunday sessions are 10AM – 6PM with a break for lunch)

1. Learn the fundamentals of meditation practice
2. Learn 4 foundational meditation practices:
• Mindfulness
• Awareness
• Contemplation
• Loving Kindness
3. Understand and experience the benefits of meditation.
4. Get an overview of the Buddhist path and stages of practice.
5. Move toward helping others with their meditation practice and personal journey.

Price for full Level 1 Intro Workshop – $325 | REGISTER HERE
Cancellation policy

Level 2 / Nov. 20-22nd/ Guiding Groups:

1. Continue to deepen and extend your practice and study.
2. Develop clarity and communication skills for presenting meditation to others in a group setting.
3. Intensive breakout sessions in which you will practice leading meditation sessions in a group setting and receive feedback from the Teachers and other Teacher Trainees.

Level 3 / Jan. 8-10th/ Mentoring Individuals:

1. Continue to deepen and extend your practice and study.
2. Learn to work with presenting meditation in a one-to-one setting.
3. Intensive breakout sessions in which you will practice giving personal meditation instruction and receive feedback from the Teachers and other Teacher Trainees.

Level 4 / Feb. 5-7th/ Sealing The Practice:

1. Continue to deepen and extend your practice and study.
2. Review all course materials.
3. Business Ethics & Principles.
4. Final presentations and ceremony for certification.

(*** Please note: The Friday portions of the 100hr Teacher Training will focus on The Buddha’s Wheel of Life Teachings based on David Nichtern’s book: Awakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha’s Wheel of Life. These workshops are included in the tuition for the 100hr Teacher Training.)


David Nichtern is a senior Buddhist teacher who has been practicing and teaching meditation for over 40 years. He was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970. He is also a business consultant with companies creating a variety of offerings integrating meditation in a larger health and well-being context – including Goldman Sachs, Journey Meditation, True Nature Meditation (Tokyo), Balanced Athlete, The Center for Health & Healing, Om Births, and Kobre & Kim law firm among others.

He has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Buddhist Geeks podcast, Duncan Trussell Family Hour Podcast and many others. David is the author of the critically acclaimed Awakening From the Daydream: Reimagining The Buddha’s Wheel of Life and his recently released Creativity, Spirituality & Making a Buck. He mentors individual students both in person and online, and leads meditation teacher training programs around the world.

David is also a multiple Grammy-nominated and Emmy award-winning musician. He has recorded and played with Stevie Wonder, Christopher Guest, Jerry Garcia, Lana Del Rey, Maria Muldaur, Paul Simon and many others. Among his many credits in records, film and TV, David wrote the classic song “Midnight at the Oasis” and has produced multiple records for and periodically tours with Grammy nominated kirtan artist Krishna Das. For more info check out www.davidnichtern.com and facebook.com/davidnichtern

Venue

NY United States