Meditation Specialist Teacher Training
With the growing health benefits through meditation becoming evident throughout hospitals and clinics across the United States, there is an increased demand for qualified and competent teachers and therapists. The most sought after professionals in healthcare will have knowledge of more than just traditional Allopathic medicine. The Meditation Specialist Competency Training -Teaching component -is based on ― Science and Evidence ― applied to teaching the art and science of meditation as well as the technology underlying it in order to provide participants with the most comprehensive training currently available anywhere. This program is an ANCC accredited Nursing Skills Competency Program. Retreat One is for those who want to develop core competencies in the practice of meditation.
The complete competency training consists of more than 60 hours of coursework that fully immerse participants in the art and science of meditation in order to gain the total experience. The teacher training component is for those participants that have completed The Healing Power of Meditation retreat or its online equivalent (foundation coursework in person and online - see The Healing Power of Meditation) and wish to further their knowledge and skills in order to sit for the National Meditation Specialist™ Board Exam and become board-certified as Meditation Specialists™ This continuing education program (36 Continuing Education Units) prepares you to work with specific populations, such as those with cancer, pain, cardiac disease, as well as those with stress, anxiety, and depressive disorders in even more advanced ways. Graduates will gain advanced knowledge, skills, tools, and theory for incorporating meditation into their professional practice, or to develop a private meditation therapy practice, as well as the opportunity to be Board Certified.
The Meditation Specialist competency training is designed to allow participants to progress from introductory to advanced teaching concepts in core content areas. Attendance to the full program will provide participants with the knowledge and the skills required to enable them to sit for the National Meditation Specialist™ Board Exam and become board-certified as meditation specialists™. Complete criteria for the certification exam may be found at www.nmscb.org. Graduates who pass the board certification are entitled to become listed in the Meditation Specialist Directory of highly qualified board certified professionals.
The Center for Meditation Science is an approved school with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Complete criteria for the certification exam may be found at www.nmscb.org. Graduates who pass the board certification are entitled to become a part of the Meditation Specialist Directory of highly qualified board certified professionals.
Note: Completing both retreats does not guarentee certification.
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