Facilitated by our expert team of mindfulness trainers, and currently offered over three separate training immersions, our meditation teacher training pathway is designed to provide you with the knowledge, experience and support to run your own meditation courses.
Guided Imagery & Contemplation Meditation Teacher Training
- 4 nights
- Monday 8 October – Friday 12 October 2018
- Facilitated by mindfulness experts Paul Bedson, Maia Bedson and Daniel Cerny
- This 4-night meditation teacher training immersion, offers extended learning on Mindfulness-based Stillness Meditation before moving into the teaching of ‘Imagery and Contemplation’ meditation techniques.
This course will enable you to deliver a six-week Imagery and Contemplation meditation course, from a facilitator’s manual. Course manuals are included in the course fees. This training will draw on the material from Part 2 of “Meditation – An In Depth Guide” by Ian Gawler and Paul Bedson.
- Connecting the content from our first two trainings
- Looking at types of Meditation: Attentional (mindfulness), Intentional (imagery), Enquiry (contemplation)
- Extending your prior training of Mindfulness-Based Stillness Meditation into: -Perception, Limiting beliefs, Mindful attitudes and values
- Exploring the practice of RAIN as a model of self-compassion: Recognise, Allow, Investigate, Nourish
- From attentional meditation (mindfulness) to intentional meditation (meditation using imagery and affirmations.
- Definitions, Elements and Applications of Imagery
- Practice in teaching and leading Contemplation & Guided Imagery
- Study the benefits and goals of Contemplation and Guided imagery for healing, personal development and spirituality.
- An understanding of how the thinking-mind works in terms of the conscious and unconscious and the use of imagery for changing habits and beliefs.
- The use of Guided imagery for healing.
- The key components of Imagery – visualization, affirmation, generating feelings
- You will deliver specific imagery meditation “scripts” for: a) Healing Imagery b) “The Temple of Silence” Imagery c) “The Quiet place” Imagery d) Mindfulness-based Imagery for Pain Management
- Meditation using intention – you will deliver specific “scripts” for cultivating: a) Gratitude b) Compassion and c) Forgiveness.
- Appreciate how Contemplation can be used in the “search for meaning” and to gain insight.
- Learn how these same contemplation techniques can be used to meet the needs of modern problem solving, increasing creativity and productivity.
- Gain an understanding of the strengths and limitations of “positive thinking” and how to manage client safety when teaching contemplation and guided imagery
- We will also look at Mental Health considerations for Meditation Teachers.
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Price starts from $1,990 per person (including GST), depending on your choice of accommodation; and covers all elements of the program, including delicious plant-based wholefood meals, snacks, teas and dandelion coffee. Optional extras include transport and purchases from our resource centre.
Please note: members receive 5% discount on second and subsequent retreat bookings.
To find out more or to register for our next retreat, call 1300 651 211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively you can submit your booking request/enquiry using the form below and one of our friendly client services team members will be in touch within 2 business hours.