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100hr Foundation Level 1 Course TTR1 with

Mindful Academy International 16th - 25th April 2018

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10 day Non-residential or 11 night Residential course at the 4 star Albir Playa Hotel and Spa with Kathy Ward, Senior International MBSR Teacher Training, co-founder of Mindful Academy and Director of Training of Mindful Academy International. For more details of Kathy please click here

The focus of this Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Level 1 Teacher Training Foundation course is on deepening your personal practice and embodiment of mindfulness, balanced with learning how to teach the MBSR Meditation core practices. The course also includeds workshops on the theory and intentions of Inquiry as a core element of MBSR, including practice inquiry in small groups and further deepening your skills during the daily practice teaching sessions.

 We also include workshop's on Mindful Movement - a key formal practice based on Hatha Yoga, do not worry if you have never taught movement before as you will discover that Mindful Movement is more a meditation in movement, its definately not about gaining flexibility or cardiovascular skills!

On the TTR1 Foundation course, you will have the opportunity to teach 7 x 20 minute practices of the core Mindfulness practices including Mindful Movement and time to develop the inquiry skills you learnt in the Inquiry workshops.

You will receive both formal assessment and feedback on your teaching of these Meditation core practices using the industry standard Mindfulness-based Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI-TAC) by Kathy and the team, plus informal feedback from your peers. 

The TTR1 Foundation course is designed to begin the process of training to be a teacher of mindfulness-based approaches. Students come to this course with varying skills and experience and levels of Mindfulness practice. Inevitably, not everyone will be ready to begin to teach on completion of this course and further development may be required.

At the end of the course, there is an opportunity to discuss this and other feedback from the MBI-TAC Teaching assessments in a 60 minute online supervision meeting with Kathy Ward. This can be a helpful in reflecting on next steps and reviewing your learning and development needs after your  TTR1 Foundation course.

The course is held in the small family resort of Albir on the Mediterranean coast and at the foot of the Sierra Gelada Natural Park. Albir has easy direct access from Alicante Airport with an English speaking shuttle service to the Hotel door and with many low cost operators flying directly to Alicante Airport, getting here could not be easier. 

 The April TTR1 starts on Sunday 16th April at 07.00am For details of a typical day please click here If you book accommodation arrival day is Saturday 15th April 2018.

This TTR1 finishes on Tuesday 25th April at 8pm. If you book accommodation departure is Wednesday 26th April.

Prices -

Course without accommodation 1495 - perfect for those who love the flexibility of where to stay. With a range of Hotels, Apartments and of course AirBnB there is something to suit every taste and pocket. 

Course with option accommodation in either a twin room (two share) or single room in the 3 Star Rober Palas Hotel (a 10 minute walk from the venue) or the 4 Star Albir Playa Hotel and Spa (the venue) 

  • Course with accommodation in a shared twin room with on-suite bathroom and Breakfast at the Rober Palas Hotel €1803
  • Course with accommodation in a shared twin room with on-suite bathroom and Half Board (breakfast and evening meal) at the Rober Palas Hotel €1847
  • Course with accommodation in a single room with on-suite bathroom with Breakfast at the Rober Palas €1931
  • Course with accommodation in a single room with on-suite bathroom and Half Board (breakfast and evening meal) at the Rober Palas Hotel €1979
  • Course and accommodation in a single room with on-suite bathroom, pool view balcony with breakfast at the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa €2125
  • Course with accommodation in a single room with on-suite bathroom, pool view balcony and Half Board (breakfast and evening meal) at the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa €2216 

Full Board is also available at both Hotels, however most students enjoy the flexibility of exploring the resort, lazing on the beach with a picnic, eating lunch overlooking the mediteranean sea or spending time over a delicious Artisan coffee! 

Prices shown above are for accommodation booked with Mindful Academy International. 

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Whats included in the price -

  • All course tuition
  • Extensive training manual supporting every aspect of MBSR Mindfulness Meditation teaching and practice
  • MBSR Teacher Training Resources and Script including all core Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Movement scripts
  • Pre-course study including mp3 recordings of all core practices
  • Unique to Mindful Academy International -
    • 1 x 60 minute private Supervision session to get you started on the pre-course preparation (worth €50)
    • 8 x 60 minute pre-foundation course study workshops to support your preparation (worth €200)
    • 1 x 60 minute private Supervision session on your return home to discuss the MBI-TAC and your next teacher training pathway steps (worth €50)
  • MBSR Mindfulness Meditation Foundation Course Certificate on successful graduation of the Foundation course
  • Able to register as an affiliate with the Yoga Alliance Professionals in the UK to demonstrate you have taken a professional training course
  • 10 x Breakfast in the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa so that we can practice mindful eating together
  • Tea, water, fruit, biscuits
  • 1 Entry into the Albir Playa Hotel and Spa Senses Spa to enjoy just 'being'!
  • On going mentoring by email and optional MBSR Mindfulness Meditation Supervision in line with the Mindfulness Best Practice Guidelines
  • Accommodation if booked at the 4 star Albir Playa Hotel & Spa or 3 star Rober Palas as booked. Please note, prices shown are when booked directly thru Mindful Academy International. 

To Book -

Download the application form by clicking Mindful Academy International Mindfulness MBSR Meditation Teacher Training Course Application Form Complete and return as soon as possible to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Early booking recommended! and of course if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Director Of Training Kathy Ward on +44 1225 294483 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.