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Module 1: What is Mindfulness?
This module defines mindfulness and summarizes its rich history which spans 2600 years.
After completing this module, you will be familiar with ancient and modern definitions of mindfulness- an ancient wellness practice backed by modern science.
WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?
Live Session Classroom Access
Jon Kabat-Zinn's Definition of Mindfulness
Thich Nhat Hanh's Definition of Mindfulness
A Definition of Mindfulness
History of Mindfulness
Origins of Mindfulness
The Four Noble Truths
The Noble Eightfold Path
The West Discovers Mindfulness
Module 2: Why Practice Mindfulness?
This module discusses the benefits of mindfulness according to modern science and according to the classic mindfulness text: The discourse on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.
You will learn why mindfulness has become a mainstream stress management and wellness practice.
WHY PRACTICE MINDFULNESS?
Scientific Research and Mindfulness
Original Goals of Mindfulness
Contraindications of Mindfulness
Module 3: How to Practice Mindfulness
This module covers the how-to aspects of mindfulness. You’ll learn about formal and informal ways to practice mindfulness and how to address your thinking mind while practicing mindfulness.
HOW TO PRACTICE MINDFULNESS
General Instructions for Practicing Mindfulness
The Mindfulness Sutra
Formal and Informal Mindfulness
Inner and Outer Stimulus
Working with Mind Wandering
Module 4: Mindfulness of the Body
This module covers an in-depth exploration of the First Foundation of Mindfulness: the breathing body and all its parts, functions and actions.
MINDFULNESS OF THE BODY
The First Foundation of Mindfulness
Mindfulness of Breathing
Guided Meditation- Breathing
Guided Meditation Breathing Exercise
Beyond Mindfulness of Breathing
Mindfulness of the Positions of the Body
Mindfulness of the Actions of the Body
Mindfulness of the Parts that Make Up the Body
Guided Meditation- Body Scan
Mindful Body Scan Exercise
Mindfulness of the Elements in the Body
Mindfulness of the Impermanence of the Body
Module 5: Mindfulness of Feelings
This module explores the Second Foundation of Mindfulness: the realm of pleasant, neutral and unpleasant sensations as perceived by the body-mind system.
MINDFULNESS OF FEELINGS
Types of Feelings
The Life Span of a Feeling
Becoming Mindful of Different Feelings
Instructions for Practicing Mindfulness of Feelings
Guided Meditation- Feelings
Mindfulness of Feelings Exercise
Module 6: Mindfulness of the Mind
This module discusses the Third Foundation of Mindfulness: the mental and emotional experiences produced and perceived by the psyche.
MINDFULNESS OF THE MIND
Mental and Emotional States
Identifying States of Mind
Instructions for Practicing Mindfulness of the Mind
Guided Meditation - The Mind
Guided Meditation - The Mind - Exercise
Module 7: Mindfulness of the Objects of the Mind
This module covers the Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness: the world as perceived by the five senses and the ability to think and become aware of our thinking processes.
MINDFULNESS OF THE OBJECTS OF THE MIND
Objects of the Mind
Types of Objects
Instructions for Mindfulness of the Objects of the Mind
Guided Meditation Objects of the Mind Exercise
Module 8: Walking Meditation
This module explores the how-to aspects of a form of moving mindfulness- walking meditation. This form of meditation uses movement as a way to access mindfulness.
Pace and Speed
Walking Meditation Exercise
Module 9: Informal Mindfulness Practices
Here you will learn about embracing a mindful attitude in any situation, particularly while carrying out daily actions such as eating and being with others.
INFORMAL MINDFULNESS PRACTICES
An Informal Structure
Activity Based Mindfulness
Mindful Breathing Pauses
Mindful Posture Pauses
Mindful Action Pauses
Mindful Eating Exercise
Mindfulness Here and Now
Module 10: Mindfulness and NLP
Step by step instructions are offered so that you can deepen your mindfulness throughout the day via your 5 senses and your ability to become aware of yourself at any moment.
MINDFULNESS AND NLP
Mindful Listening Exercise
Module 11: Mindfulness and the Perception of Time
This module explores the ways in which one can become mindful of one’s perception of time and how its commonly distorted depending on our mental state. Mindful exercises are offered.
MINDFULNESS AND THE PERCEPTION OF TIME
Mindfulness and Time
Inner and Outer Time
The Stress-Time Continuum
Working with Time
Module 12: Ego and the Notion of Self
This module offers practical insights into the use of mindfulness for self-exploration, self-understanding and self-liberation. Mindful exercises are offered.
EGO AND THE NOTION OF SELF
Ego Stories vs. Mindfulness
Two Kinds of Ego Stories
Moving Beyond Ego Stories
The History of Spoons
Outcomes of the Spoon Phenomenon
Module 13: Final Assignments
The module is your final certification module. It is only for journal entry and to practice and submit your mindfulness demonstration submission.
Once enrolled you will have access to your Student Dashboard and tools to start your course.
Elements of the Mindfulness Training Course:
Assignments are an integral part of your training. Receiving your certification is conditional upon your successful completion (80% grade or better) of all assignments. Some assignments may ask you to work with a volunteer of your choice. This can be a friend, family member, co-worker, or an actual client. Other assignments may ask you to complete a writing assignment or answer a question or to record yourself on audio. In lieu of recording, you may attend live training sessions to demonstrate your new skills with your trainer.
Throughout your mindfulness training, you will have several guided meditation to listen to and follow.
• Live Mindfulness Training Sessions
In addition to the self-paced online mindfulness certification course material, you will also be learning during your live training sessions. These live sessions take place in our virtual classroom between you, your trainer and a small group of students. You are required to attend at least ten but also able to attend as many as you like. These sessions are an opportunity for you to learn more about each topic covered in this course, practice your skills, see and participate in live demonstrations, and ask questions. It is highly recommended to attend as many live training sessions as possible to get the most from this training and develop your skills as an effective mindfulness practitioner and coach. Directions for attending are located in the first module of this course.
An important part of your training is keeping a daily mindfulness journal. We provide a 44-page downloadable journal where you can keep your thoughts throughout your course as well as respond to course journal prompt.
Upon successful completion of this course, you may request your mindfulness certificate in the last unit.
Anytime you need help we are here for you. You can click on the “Questions?” chat box at the bottom right of the screen, email your trainer, or call us.
You are required to attend at least 10 online mindfulness sessions during your mindfulness training. They are held in our online Zoom classroom with your Mindfulness Certification instructor.
We encourage to attend as many live mindfulness training sessions as possible! You can attend them throughout your course, and even after. They are included with your course fee and give you the added value of learning from a professional mindfulness coach where you can ask questions, practice mindfulness techniques, connect with other students, and get tips for building your mindfulness personal and business practice.
• Mindfulness Practitioner
• 100% Online Access
• Unlimited Live Training Sessions
• 1 Certificate
• Accredited by INA
• 100% Online Access
• Unlimited Live Training Sessions
• 3 Certificates
• Accredited by IHF
• Accredited by INA
This course may be bundled with other programs for a discounted rate. Please inquire for pricing.