MINDFULNESS
MEDITATION
TEACHERS
TRAINING

A 200-Hour Online Certification Program
To Become A Meditation Guide
w/ Miles Kessler

Join The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program And You Will Receive:

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200-Hour, Year-Long Program

  • Level 1 certification: 3-month intensive program, with 12 weekly meetings w/ Miles
  • Level-2 Certification: 9-months "relaxed" program with 12 meetings w/ Miles
  • Weekly practice and study exercises
  • Bi-weekly "Learning Pod" meetings
  • Three 1-on-1 supervision sessions with a faculty member
  • 2 online day retreats w/ Miles
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What You Will Learn

  • How to deliver the Integral Dojo's "Introduction To Mindfulness Meditation" course.
  • How to teach basic and intermediate levels of meditation
  • How to guide others in a 1-on-1 meditation interview
  • The art of giving meditation Dharma talks
  • The essential skills of online facilitation
  • The ethics of being a meditation mentor
  • The "Business Of Meditation" training program (see bonuses)
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Your Commitment  

  • A daily meditation practice commitment
  • Attendance in all 24 online meetings w/ Miles
  • Weekly study and practice worksheets (90 min per week)
  • Bi-weekly "Learning Pod" meetings for peer-to-peer practice 
  • Attendance in two 1-day online retreats at the end of certification level 1, and level 2

New Cohort Opens Nov. 16th

Your MMTT course meetings will be on Mondays, evenings for Europe, and mid-day for North America. 
Times: 11:00 am PST | 2:00 pm EST | 20:00 CET 

Certification Level 1: Nov. 16, 2020 - Feb. 8, 2021
(Weekly meetings)

Certification Level 2: March 5th, 2021 - Nov. 1st, 2021
(12 meetings over 9 months)

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Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program Structure:

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Live Lessons With Miles

The heart of your Mindfulness Meditation Teachers Training program is the live lessons with Miles Kessler. In these regular meetings, you will learn the core lessons and practices that will lead you towards becoming a certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. 

Required time: 12 weekly 90 min. meetings for "Level 1" certification, & 12 meetings over 9 months for "Level 2" certification.

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Your Weekly Practice

Your commitment to the MMTT meditation requires an equal balance of practice and study. Certification in this program requires you to commit to a sitting meditation practice for 30 min daily. Your daily practice supports you through the study of this course by creating continuous cultivation of insight in your practice.

Required time: 30 min daily, 6 days per week, totaling 3.5 hours per week.

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Your Weekly Study

Along with your meditation commitment, you will be required to balance your practice with study. Throughout the program, you will regularly receive practice worksheets to help structure the unfolding of your meditation. You will also be given a reading list of related meditation content to support you in your in this program.

Required time: 15 min. per day, 6 days per week, totalling 90 min. per week.

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1-on-1 Learning Pods

An empowering part of the MMTT program are the peer-to-peer "Learning Pods". In these learning pods you will be grouped with another member for self-organized live video meetings, where you can practice together, discuss your experience of the weekly modules, and learn from each other’s experience through the course.

Required time: 60 min sessions, two times monthly.

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Virtual Day Retreats

Upon the completion of each certification level, you will have an online day retreat w/ Miles Kessler. These meditation day-retreats will consist of sitting and walking periods, Dharmas talks, and a 1-on-1 interview. These days will include the graduation ceremony for Level 1 and Level 2 certification.

Required time: Each retreat 8 hours (including lunch break). 

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1-on-1 Supervision

Periodically throughout the training, you will receive 1-on-1 supervision sessions with a member of the teaching staff. These supervision sessions will focus on your personal practice, your understanding of the course content, coaching on your work with your students, and also the business aspects of teaching meditation.

Required time: 60 min. per session, total of 3 hours.

Mindfulness Meditation Teachers Training Program Curriculum

Certification Level 1

3 Month Intensive | 12 Weekly Meetings | 1 Day Retreat | 82 Practice and Study Hours

Certification Level 2

9 Month Integration  | 12 Relaxed Paced Meetings | 1 Online Day Retreat | Bonus 4 Modules | 118 Hours

What Graduates Are Saying...

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"Miles Kessler's guidance and wisdom has become an essential part of my life. It has allowed me to develop and strengthen my own practice and given me the confidence to step into the role of guiding others. I am eternally grateful to Miles for his direction and support. I highly recommend his training to anyone looking to share the practice of meditation others."

Jerry Jordan, U.S.A. - ACIM & Aikido Teacher

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"The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher's training was an intensive, but joyful time. This training offers a very supportive and caring atmosphere, which make it easy for processing of emotional and spiritual development. Learning how to teach meditation helped me to clarify some misunderstandings in my own meditation practice and give me new inspiration. Miles is a very supportive, motivating and energizing teacher. It was great to be part of this course."

Sabine Spatz, Germany - Teacher, Facilitator, & Therapist

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"Completing the Mindfulness Meditation Teachers Training helped me to organize my first meditation course with great success. Miles' guidance and depth of insight was very supportive. This training has been a gift for my development as a teacher and I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to take the next step into teaching meditation."

Danni Juelskjaer, Aikido and Meditation Teacher

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"Since completing the Mindfulness Meditation Teachers Training I’ve led several successful courses on my own. This program has given me many years of teaching and practice experience in a very efficient way. I fully recommend this training to anyone who wants to start teaching. Take this course and skip many years of trial and error teaching experiences… go directly into what is important and effective. Thank you Miles!"

Moris Saul, Turkey - Entrepreneur, and Meditation Teacher

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"Miles offers a clearly structured, rich, and deep learning experience. In all my years of studying, I never had such an excellent combination of learning and practice. Besides that, Miles knows how to build a great learning community which makes the study a wholehearted, living and enjoyable path. If You feel inspired to bring mindfulness meditation to more people in the world, this course definitely is a great chance to learn AND practice how to do it. I highly recommend it."

Annette Rolig, Germany - Aikido & Meditation Teacher, Bowen Therapist

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"A truly unique journey from start to finish. Studying with Miles is a rare opportunity to learn from a teacher who has a deep understanding of the richness and importance of ancient wisdom. But more importantly, he understands how to bring it to life in the present. This is a deep, experiential dive for becoming a meditation teacher that you will pass on to your own students. A meaningful growth experience for teachers of all levels."

Rich Sims, RSME, RSMT, CTP

ABOUT YOUR TEACHER

Miles Kessler is a lineage holder in the Burmese, Mahasi tradition of Mindfulness Meditation.

He practiced under the guidance of renowned Sayadaw U Pandita in Burma, and Sayadaw Vivekananda in Lumbini, Nepal, having spent a total of 3 years on intensive silent vipassana retreats.

For over 20 years Miles has been teaching mindfulness, meditation, and spiritual awakening to thousands of people around the world.

His work focuses on the development of meditative insight, the integration of shadow, and practices for embodying a spiritual life. 

Bonus Modules For Certification Levels 1 & 2
The Business Of Teaching Meditation

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Bonus Module 1:
Build Your Brand

In this bonus module, you will learn about building your brand as a meditation teacher. The way you present and position yourself in the marketplace will determine who you serve, and how you will serve them. In this module, you will learn to clarify your core values, identify your "ideal customer", and position yourself in the marketplace to best serve those who work with you.

This session will be scheduled as an axillary session at the end of the "Level 1 Certification" modules. 

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Bonus Module 2:
Setting Up Your Online Platforms

In this bonus module, you will learn the components necessary to host your community online. We will look at the platforms available for delivering your content, options for building your email list, which software is best for conducting your online meetings, and how to find the best member's site for hosting your courses. This session will give you the basic "platform blueprint" needed to create an integrated system that will become the home for your online community.

This session will be scheduled as an axillary session at the end of the "Level 1 Certification" modules. 

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Bonus Module 3:
Nurturing Your Relationship Funnel

In this bonus module, you will learn the "relationship funnel" blueprint method of delivering your content to your audience. Each level of the funnel brings members of your audience into a deeper relationship with you. The content you create "nurtures" the relationship with your audience at each level of your funnel, and how you interact with them will invite them into deeper levels of training with you.   

This session will be scheduled as an axillary session after the beginning of the "Level 2 Certification" modules.

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Bonus Module 3:
The Art Of Content Creation

In this bonus module, you will learn how to build your audience by creating content that will attract the ideal people you want to serve. You will also learn the different media channels available for promoting your content and how to choose the one most suitable for you. Together with knowing your "ideal customer", creating content is your way to nurture the relationship between you and your audience.

This session will be scheduled as an axillary session in the middle of the "Level 2 Certification" modules.

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Bonus Module 5
Designing Your Own Unique Course

Part of your development as a teacher is the possibility of creating your own unique course. In this bonus module, you will explore how to find the intersection of your gift to give, plus what your audience actually wants. We will look at the different types of courses (recorded videos, live community meetings, members' site), how to structure your course, and how to give your course members the best experience possible. 

This bonus module will be scheduled as an axillary session toward the end of the "Level 2 Certification" modules.

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Bonus Module 6:
How To Love Marketing & Sales

In this bonus module, you will learn how to present your course to your audience with an irresistible offer. You will learn how to craft your offer and find the ideal price point. Then you will go into how to design the pre-launch marketing sequence for your offer. Finally, you will learn how to launch your offer to your audience and fill your course.

This bonus module will be scheduled as an axillary session toward the end of the "Level 2 Certification" modules.

 

Praise For Miles...

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“Miles Kessler is a rare kind of teacher. He has cultivated deep meditative discipline, he is a fully embodied Aikido master, and most importantly, his heart is wide open. You can't help but grow in his company."

Diane Musho Hamilton - Zen Roshi, Integral Facilatator, Author Of "The Zen Of You And Me"

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"A bow of acknowledgement to Miles for creating his trainings in the Virtual Dojo. If spiritual practice is going to have a part to play in this rapidly changing world, then we need Virtual Dojos to bring us together to share, collaborate and practice "musubi" - connection. With this work Miles is helping us move towards leaving the world a better place.”

Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD - Teachers, Executive Leadership Coach, Author "The Leadership Dojo"

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"I share a background with Miles of long-term mindfulness and aikido practice. I feel great appreciation for the energy and effort he generates to create opportunities for practitioners of aikido and mindfulness to share how they bring their practice to the world. It is such a gift!"

Wendy Palmer - Executive Coach, CEO of Embodied Leadership, Aikido Sensei, & Author of "Leadership Embodiment", and "The Intuitive Body"

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"Miles Kessler is a great teacher. But as importantly, he is a wonderful human being with a joy for life, and for all people whose paths cross with his. If you ever have the opportunity to learn from this true master, please do not even consider passing it up. Your life itself will be better for getting to know this exemplary Human Being."

Hon. Eric V. Moyé, - Texas Districtic Judge, Aikido Sensei

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“Miles is one of the wisest and most human facilitators I know. I love him dearly and respect his work."

Mark Walsh - Director of “Embodied Facilitators Course”, “The Embodiment Conference", and Author of "Embodiment - Moving Beyond Mindfulness"

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“Miles’ teaching resonates with clarity and truth. You get a sense that his mind, heart and body are all in alignment as he speaks. His sincerity and humility make what he offers even more accessible and valuable.”

Linda Holiday Sensei - Aikido Sensei, & Author of "Journey To The Heart Of Aikido"

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"Miles' spiritual insight, understanding of the Integral perspective, and embodiment of the principles of Aikido make him a rare facilitator and teacher. His unique capacity to share directly with others is an inspiring vision of human transformation.”

Patrick Cassidy - 6th Dan Aikido Sensei, Meditation Teacher, Conflict Resolution Trainer

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"Miles Kessler embodies an abundant passion, penetrating understanding, and unusual depth of ability. An Asian master once remarked that we human beings are like “people who have been bequeathed golden treasure by our parents, yet leave that treasure locked away, and instead beg for pennies.” A welcome and bright exception in the teaching world would be the clarity and vision so elegantly expressed through the work of Miles Kessler Sensei.”

Lawrence Koichi Barrish - Senior Shinto Priest of Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America

Our Core Program Team

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Sabine Spatz
Trauma-Competent Mindfulness, & Meditation Teacher

MMTT Co-Trainer 

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Moris Saul
Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
MMTT Co-Trainer

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Anette Rolig
Mindfulness Meditation teacher, ISBT Bowen Therapist
MMTT Co-Trainer

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Moritz Gorny
Course Manager

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Moshe Arazi
Project Manager

Here’s Everything You’ll Be Getting When You Invest In The
"Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training"

A 1-Year, 200 Hour Certification Program (Levels 1 & 2)

  • Certification Level 1:  3 Month Intensive | 12 Weekly Meetings | 82 Practice and Study Hours

  • Certification Level 2:  9 Month Integration  | 12 Relaxed Paced Meetings | Bonus 4 Modules | 118 Hour

  • Weekly Meditation Practice Structure

  • Weekly Study Structure

  • Bi-weekly Learning Pod Practice Meet-Ups

  • 2 Day-long Online Meditation Retreats

  • 3 1-on-1 Supervision Sessions

 

PLUS THESE 6 INCREDIBLE BONUS  SESSIONS ON "THE BUSINESS OF TEACHING MEDITATION" ($597 Value):

  • Bonus Module 1: Build Your Brand

  • Bonus Module 2: Setting Up Your Online Platforms

  • Bonus Module 3: Nurturing Your Relationship Funnel

  • Bonus Module 3: The Art Of Content Creation

  • Bonus Module 5: Designing Your Unique Course

  • Bonus Module 6: How To Love Marketing & Sales

Join The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program
And Start The Investment In Your Future Today!

CERTIFICATION 1 & 2

$1997

1 Time Payment

24 Weeks | 2 Day Retreats | 200 Hours

Certification Level 1
  • 12 Weekly Lessons
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 82 Hours
  • Plus 2 Bonus Modules
Certification Level 2
  • 12 Lessons Over 9 Months
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 118 Hours
  • Plus 4 Bonus Modules
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Payment Option

$547

4 Monthly Payments

24 Weeks | 2 Day Retreats | 200 Hours

Certification Level 1
  • 12 Weekly Lessons
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 82 Hours
  • Plus 2 Bonus Modules
Certification Level 2
  • 12 Lessons Over 9 Months
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 118 Hours
  • Plus 4 Bonus Modules
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Join The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Training Program
And Start The Investment In Your Future Today!

CERTIFICATION 1 & 2

$1997

1 Time Payment

24 Weeks | 2 Day Retreats | 200 Hours

Certification Level 1
  • 12 Weekly Lessons
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 82 Hours
  • Plus 2 Bonus Modules
Certification Level 2
  • 12 Lessons Over 9 Months
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 118 Hours
  • Plus 4 Bonus Modules
REGISTER NOW

Payment Option

$547

4 Monthly Payments

24 Weeks | 2 Day Retreats | 200 Hours

Certification Level 1
  • 12 Weekly Lessons
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 82 Hours
  • Plus 2 Bonus Modules
Certification Level 2
  • 12 Lessons Over 9 Months
  • 1 Day Retreat
  • 118 Hours
  • Plus 4 Bonus Modules
REGISTER NOW
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