The Insight Meditation Institute has been established to provide teacher training programs in meditation, mindfulness, compassion and the Buddha dharma.
Two programs are now open for enrollments:
The Mindfulness and Compassion Teacher Training Program is a professional training program to support those who want to teach meditation, mindfulness and compassion aligned with the deep wisdom and the teachings of the Buddha.This two year program is particularly suitable for those who are interested in incorporating mindfulness and compassion in their work in allied modalities such as health, yoga, fitness, group work, social work, conflict resolution, social activism and counselling.
The program is designed to support participants to deepen their own meditation practice as well as to develop the knowledge and skills to teach Mindfulness and Compassion in various settings. On successful completion of the program a diploma will be awarded to those who have demonstrated the required knowledge, skill and understanding.
Please click here for more information about the program content, pricing, dates and the prior experience required to be admitted.
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This program is also the foundation program for those who want to enter the path of becoming an Insight Meditation Dharma teacher.
Insight Meditation Dharma Teacher Program
This program aims to train confident qualified teachers in the Insight Meditation tradition and support aspiring teachers in deepening their practice and journey of awakening.
The four-to-six-year teacher training incorporates; systematic study of Buddhist texts, extensive training in meditation practices and techniques, how to work effectively with individuals and groups, ethical guidelines for teachers and understanding the teaching role. It may include assisting on retreats, giving talks, instructions, leading days of mindfulness and supporting Sanghas as preparation for assuming full Insight meditation Dharma teacher status.
Please click here for more information on the Insight Meditation Teacher program
The Insight Meditation Institute is
based in Sydney Australia and operates
as a not for profit organisation.