Calmer Choice’s Foundations of Teaching Mindfulness course provides an introduction to the core skill sets needed to teach mindfulness to people of all ages. We offer this training to anyone regardless of what age group they want to teach and if they wish to teach through Calmer Choice.
This course is an excellent opportunity to explore your mindfulness teaching potential. It is an ideal program for those who are ready to take an active step toward teaching mindfulness but may not yet be ready to commit to a multi-year certification program.
Strengthen your personal practice
Leverage evidence-based instruction
Develop your teaching foundation
Foundational components of mindfulness
Historical contexts of mindfulness
Evidence-based applications of mindfulness
Role and importance of self-compassion
Applications of non-violent communication
How to hold space for a group
Understanding the window of tolerance
The intersection of mindfulness with diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB)
How to develop and deliver a 4-session practicum