Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training - Level 2
MBSR Intensive Practice & Teaching

The MBSR Intensive Practice and Teaching (IPT) fulfills the second-level formal program in the Global Mindfulness Collaborative’s teacher training pathway to becoming certified as an MBSR teacher. The IPT will strengthen teaching skills, personal practice, and expand experiential and didactic understanding of the elements of teaching MBSR through:

    • Opportunities to practice teaching the elements of MBSR;
    • Receiving peer and teacher trainer feedback;
    • Cultivating skills in offering MBSR meditation practices and didactic teachings through self-reflection, dialogue, and practice;
    • Forming community with other MBSR teachers;
    • Between-session assignments prior to each weekend;
    • Strengthening meditation practice;
    • Widening personal and professional resilience and mindful presence which can be shared with others through teaching.

All trainers for this IPT program are members of the Mindfulness Teacher Training Alliance (MTTA) and the GMC and are certified MBSR Teacher Trainers through the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine and the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health (MC@B), itself a member of the GMC. Successful completion of this training will be recognized by all members of the GMC including the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.

For more detiled information about prerequisites and fees for the IPT, please scroll down to the boxes below.

More about Individual Mentoring can be found here. 

Please contact Janet for more information.

    NEW MBSR Level 2 Teacher Training: Intensive Practice and Teaching (IPT)

    Dates: 3 weekends.
    Location: All sessions will be live Online via Zoom.
    ORIENTATION: Saturday, February 4, 9:00AM (ET) to 12:00PM
    February 10-12, 2023 9 am – 7 pm ET
    February 24-26, 2023 9 am – 7 pm ET
    March 10-12, 2023 9 am – 7 pm ET

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    What are the prerequisites for joining the MBSR Intensive Practice & Teaching Program?

    Prerequisites for this program include previous participation in a MBSR Essentials training, two qualifying retreats, and regular ongoing meditation practice for at least 2 years. In addition, candidates need to have offered 3 introductory mindfulness workshops of at least 90 minutes each, to 6 or more participants.

    MBSR Intensive Practice & Teaching Program Fees

    Tuition for this 9 day professional training is $2,800. We offer an Early Bird Discount of 10% if paid by the early bird deadline. Payment plans and scholarships are available. We are also happy to have the support of our partners at Mindfulness Meditation Live who manage a scholarship fund for BIPOC MBSR teachers in training. Once your application has been accepted (see the “How To Get Started” Section below), we will reach out to you regarding registration and payment.

    Online Format

    Please note this will be a highly interactive, LIVE-ONLINE web-based program. We ask for your full attention and participation.

    For technical requirements, click here.

    Meet Your Trainers

    Janet and her fellow TTI trainers are all members of the Mindfulness Teacher Training Collaborative (MTTA). To learn more about the MTTA team, click here.

    How to get started

    A schedule of dates and times for upcoming trainings are listed above; you can also see our Schedule. If you are ready to apply, please complete the application HERE. Once your application has been reviewed and accepted we will reach out to you regarding the payment process. Please contact Janet with any questions!

    Words from Dorsey Standish of Mastermind Meditate on the MBSR Teacher Training with Janet Curry –

    “I have had the supreme pleasure of getting to know Janet over the last year. She has spoken to our team of mindfulness teachers to share her expertise on topics like trauma-informed mindfulness and working with thoughts and emotions during meditation. I also hired her as a private facilitation coach, and most recently had her facilitate a one-hour session for our leadership retreat. I can’t say enough good things about our time with Janet! 

    She conveys a boundless warmth and depth of  personal practice even over Zoom. She leads by example, using the principles of mindfulness and compassion to guide her facilitation, practice and inquiry. We are so grateful to have her as a resource for our growing company and look forward to many more sessions with her.”