CERTIFICATE IN MEDITATION TEACHING
AND HOLISTIC HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

This course involves around 10 to 15 hours of study per module.


Module One - Foundation Studies in Meditation 
History and Theory of Meditation
Developing Meditation routines
Deepening and refining your own practice

Module Two – Stress; Understanding Cause & Effec
Understanding stress
Physiological responses to stress
Psychological causes of stress

Module Three - Foundations of Human Happiness 
The psychology of happiness
Subconscious programming and reprogramming
States of mind & Fundamentals of self-image

Module Four - Tools for Healing
Tools for healing

Positive thinking skills
Foundations of Mind-Body Medicine
Meditation as a healing tool & Hypnotic states

Module Five - Meditation Styles and Techniques 
Poses and positions
Breathwork
Chakras and energy Meditations
Guided Meditations & visualization
Mantras and affirmations in Meditation

Module Six - Teaching
Talking to groups & Group leadership skills
Answering questions about Meditation Leading guided Meditations
Overcoming obstacles to Meditation practice
Creating safe and effective teaching environments

Module Seven - Working with Specific Groups 
Teenagers
People with disabilities
Health care professionals & business clients
Difficult clients

Module Eight - Counselling & Coaching Skills 
Client-centred approach
Active listening skills
Identifying obstacles
Case studies

Module Nine - Running Classes and Workshops 
Basic Meditation
The IMTTA Course (Meditation, Stress Management & Personal Development Combination)
The IMTTA Teen Program (Meditation for Teenagers)
Choosing Venues

Module Ten - Corporate and Community Settings 
Corporate stress management and relaxation workshops
Approaching community groups and organizations
Volunteer and community work

Module Eleven – 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

Module Twelve – Marketing; The key to success 
Understanding the power of branding, targeted marketing and advertising
The Internet - How to use free advertising for your business
Public image

Course fees

Paid in full on enrollment  USD 1000

Payment Plan Available

You can choose to complete further postgraduate courses after graduating from the Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development, as standalone short courses if you wish. Completion of an additional four postgraduate courses after finishing your Certificate course will elevate your qualification to the Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling.

Practitioner Registration

All graduates receive an invitation to join the International Meditation Teachers & Therapists Association (IMTTA) FREE for the first year, as a registered IMTTA Practitioner.

The IMTTA will provide you with resources, support and guidance to assist you with starting and successfully establishing your new holistic practice. (You can re-register each year after the first free year expires at $220 per year if you wish to receive continuing support and assistance.) You will receive your invitation to join the IMTTA free when you graduate from your training course (Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development) and can start working in your exciting new career immediately even if you plan to continue studying, through postgraduate courses, to achieve your Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Masters in Holistic Counselling.

IMTTA Practitioner Registration Includes:

Unlimited access to your assigned Business Mentor via telephone and email whenever you need it. So, while you work for yourself, you never have to go it alone. You will be able to access support and advice in all matters relating to your business, be it small business management, marketing, teaching, counselling, dealing with difficult clients or just providing a sounding board or brainstorming partner and motivation when you need it.

We will provide you with an extensive range of resources, opportunities and support to help you start and successfully run your own holistic wellbeing business with all materials supplied digitally for your convenience.

As an IMTTA Practitioner Member, you will have access to an exclusive online members dashboard where you can receive ongoing training (if you wish to participate), news and information to keep you informed and up to date in your industry. Also, a members Facebook page where you can network with other practitioners and gain knowledge, ideas and inspiration to help you develop both professionally and personally. 

You will also be able to show the IMTTA Professional Members logo, receive a certificate of membership to display and be listed on the IMTTA members directory to help guide potential students and clients to your business. 

 

COURSE OUTCOME

On Completion of the certificate level intensive training course you will be qualified to work as a professional Meditation Teacher, Chair Yoga instructor and Holistic Counsellor or Holistic Life Coach.

On completion of the advanced certificate level course, you will also be qualified and confident to offer Meditation as a healing modality and teach Autonomic Nervous System Realignment and Brain-Body Medicine.


Graduates in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom can use the titles Meditation Teacher, Meditation Therapist and also Holistic Counsellor.


Graduates in the USA can use the titles Meditation Teacher, Meditation Therapist and Holistic Therapist and advertise that they offer Holistic Counselling Services (due to inconsistent laws in various states of America prohibiting the use of the title ‘Counsellor’).


If you live in a different country, please get in touch with us to discover the laws about using titles in your country. 

You will be able to work for yourself teaching Meditation, chair yoga and positive life skills in the community to groups and individuals and in the corporate sector as a stress management consultant.


You will also be able to provide holistic counselling and holistic life coaching services. You may also seek employment, if you wish, in holistic healthcare centres, wellbeing clinics, health clubs, natural therapies centres and retreats, gymnasiums, respite centres and community centres as well as several other areas that wish to employ qualified holistic therapists with a focus on Meditation therapy and positive self-development. 

On completion, you will have all the skills, qualifications and confidence to develop a solid general holistic wellbeing practice and you will have access to ongoing practitioner support to assist you in successfully developing your practice. 


You can choose to complete further postgraduate courses after graduating from the Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development, as standalone short courses if you wish.


Completion of four postgraduate courses will elevate your qualification to the Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling. Completion of eight postgraduate courses will elevate your qualification to the Advanced Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling.

The IMTTA Masters in Holistic Counselling has a specific course structure, outlined below.

 
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