What qualifications do I need to be a mindfulness teacher?
- Professional qualification in a caring profession or equivalent life experience.
- Completion of a live or online 8 Week MBSR course.
- Attendance of at least 1 Teacher led Mindfulness Retreat preferably a 5 Day Retreat.
- Minimum of 6 months of daily formal mindfulness meditation practice.
What is a certified mindfulness instructor? A Certified Mindfulness Teacher (CMT) is a credential earned by teachers who demonstrate their training meets IMTA Teacher Certification Standards. Currently, we are credentialing for a 200-hour “professional-level” program: the IMTA Certified Mindfulness Teacher, Professional Level (CMT-P).
Is MBSR teacher training worth it? MBSR training has proven benefits, and because of this, I would say it is absolutely worth it. However, if you are looking for ways to grow your business and help your clients by leading guided meditations, then our 6-week guided meditation facilitator course could be better suited to your immediate needs.
How much can you earn as a mindfulness teacher? Yes, you can make a good living as a meditation teacher. ZipRecruiter gives the meditation teacher income a wide range, from $16K as a beginner to $186.5K per year as a top range. Other close comps include teaching yoga.