Course Information & Enrolment
Course Duration: 120 hours. 12 modules over 10 weeks.
When: Monday Evenings 6.30 – 8.30pm
Study Time: 10 Hours per week. (home study/practice)
Dates: October 4 – December 6
Total Course Fee: $1095 – paid in full. Fee plan available.
Venue: Zoom Room.
Placement in this course is limited.
This course is evidence based and non-sectarian.
Graduates can join professional associations: IICT, CMA, IPHM and IMTTA and obtain professional insurance.
Upon completion you will be equiped with skills, qualifications and confidence to develop a solid general holistic wellbeing & meditation practice.
You will be able to register for full membership with the International Institute of Complementary Therapists, the International Meditation Teachers Association and the Complementary Medical Association as well as with the International Meditation Teacher Trainers Association, and you will also be able to obtain professional insurance.
This training course is among the most highly accredited meditation teacher and holistic counsellors training course in the world.
Graduates will receive the IMTTA Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development and are entitled to use the letters Cert.Med.Hol.Couns. (IMTTA)
Graduates also receive one full year of IMTTA Practitioner Registration.
Certified students are able to continue their studies to obtain their Advanced Certificate and Diploma through our articulated course pathway.
MORE THAN JUST A JOB… DO WHAT YOU LOVE!
- Begin your career as a Meditation Teacher and Holistic Wellness Professional.
- Work in an ethical, evidence based industry that is in high demand.
- Choose the hours and location of your work, be your own boss.
- Run classes and workshops all over the world.
- Build a business that is aligned with your values and goals.
- Deepen your own meditation practice and help others learn the skills and techniques to bring more calm, ease and joy into their world.
WHAT YOU WILL STUDY: (click plus sign to see detail)
Module 1: Foundation Studies in Meditation
History and theory of meditation
Meditation in the western world
Brainwaves in meditation
Meditation techniques and styles
Developing meditation routines
Deepening and refining your practice
Module 2: Understanding Stress
Psychological causes of stress
The Fight-or-flight response
Physiology of the stress response
Human behavioural manifestations of fight-or-flight
Negative effects of the stress response in humans
Positive stress Stress management
Meditation development and practice
Module 3: Foundations of Human Happiness
The psychology of happiness
Subconscious programming and reprogramming
States of mind
Fundamentals of self-image
The pursuit of happiness
Subconscious programming and reprogramming
Guided meditation (creative visualisation)
Module 4: Tools for Healing
Tools for healing
Positive thinking skills
Foundations of mind-body medicine
Meditation as a healing tool & hypnotic states
Journaling and gratitude
Tools for developing a positive self-image
Meditation as a healing tool
Module 5: Meditation Styles & Techniques
Poses and positions
Chakras and energy meditation
Guided meditation & creative visualisation
Mantras and affirmations in meditation
Gentle seated movement meditation (formally chair yoga)
Module 6: Teaching Styles & Techniques
Before you teach
Talking to groups & group leadership skills
Answering questions about meditation
Leading guided meditations
Overcoming obstacles to meditation practice
Creating safe and effective teaching environments
Group leadership skills
Module 7: Working with Specific Groups
Teaching various meditation styles
Working with teenagers
Working with people with physical disabilities
Working with people with emotional disorders
Working with health care professionals
Business clients and corporate groups
Dealing with difficult clients
Module 8: Counselling & Coaching Skills
A client-centred approach
Your role as holistic counsellor
Building the foundations of happiness
Outcomes of holistic counselling
The holistic counselling sessions
Assessment and introspection
Holistic counselling tools for meditation teachers
- Life charting
- Reflection time
- Needs assessment chart
- Gratitude journal
- Worry time
- Positive thinking skills
- Meditation as a healing tool
Module 9: Running Classes & Workshops
Designing Courses and Workshops
Integrity and intentions
Setting the scene
Creating strong foundations for your groups
Understanding learning styles
Choosing your teaching style
Terrific teaching techniques and tips
Working with seniors
Module 10: Corporate & Community Settings
Corporate stress management workshops – Includes corporate teachers course manual.
Approaching community groups and organisations
Volunteer and community work
Teaching online – Using Zoom
Corporate stress management – programs.
Module 11: Small Business Management
Ethics and Professionalism
Your public profile
Fundamentals of customer service
Maintaining student/client records
Charging for your services
Running a small home office
Insurance and legalities
Module 12: Marketing - The Key to success
Understanding the power of branding
Targeted marketing and advertising
Building your community
How to find and use free advertising