Teacher Training Program

MINDSET’s Toronto-based 200-hour teacher training program blends together the latest neuroscience & psychology research, ancient wisdom, mindset coaching, technology, and best practices in teaching mindfulness to the world’s top performers across business and sport.

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What’s included in the program?

  • 200-hour, 4-module curriculum from January through April 2019
  • 4-month unlimited membership to MINDSET brain gym
  • A winter weekend retreat
  • A new MINDSET Journal and 5 required reading books
  • Muse™ brain sensing headband
  • MINDSET 200-hr Meditation Teacher Certificate

*Graduating does not guarantee employment at MINDSET. It does mean we back that you’re trained to teach mindfulness and get paid to do it, and we’ll even give you the business skills to make that happen.

$2,497 + hst

$497 deposit due upon acceptance to the program
$1000 due January 30th, $1000 due February 28th
Members (non-trial) are eligible for 10% off

Mindset Brain Gym Toronto Inc. is the only certified educational institution by the Canadian Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour for meditation teacher training. This professional program is eligible for the federal tuition tax credit under the Income Tax Act.

Be at the forefront of the mental fitness movement.

MINDSET wants to enable some exceptional individuals to spread and teach the practice of mindfulness meditation to thousands of new people.

Whether you want to be embarking on a career in meditation leading guided classes and/or coaching individuals, or just deepening your own personal practice, MINDSET’s unique 200-hour teacher training program will help you embark on an exciting new career in the fastest-growing trend in fitness.

Canada’s most comprehensive meditation teacher training.

Module 1: Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation

What meditation, mindfulness, and mental fitness is and isn’t

Building a deep daily meditation practice and tools to overcome obstacles

The history and philosophy of different meditation lineages and methodologies

A comprehensive background of the neuroscience and research of meditation

Overview of Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Overview of Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) and Loving-kindness

Overview of Performance Mindfulness programs (mPEAK + MSPE)

Overview of corporate mindfulness programs

Module 2: Teaching and Guiding Meditation

The components, structure, and ethics of mindfulness instruction

Finding your voice as a teacher and building your brand

Best practices in teaching mindfulness to A-types and skeptics

Helping answer common questions and resolving common issues students face

Module 3: Optimizing Brain Health & Cognitive Performance

Cultivating flow states, focus, and supercharging productivity

Proper brain health through nutrition, sleep, and exercise

Mindful goal-setting and athletic visualization techniques

The science of breaking bad habits and forming healthy new ones

Module 4: Coaching Mindset and Philosophy

Embodying growth and abundance mindsets

Journaling for self-discovery and self-mastery

History & principles of ancient Stoic philosophy

Exploring the nature of consciousness and perception

Bonus Module: Muse™ Training

Integrating the Muse™ brain sensing headband into teaching and coaching and interpreting results

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Core Modules & Retreat: 102 hours

Weekend of January 26th-27th, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of February 2nd-3rd, 1pm-7pm
Intensive Retreat Weekend: February 7th-10th
Weekend of February 23rd-24th, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of March 2nd-3rd, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of March 9th-10th, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of March 16th-17th, 1pm-7pm

Ancillary Modules: 48 hours

Weekend of March 23rd-24th, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of March 30th-31st, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of April 6th-7th, 1pm-7pm
Weekend of April 13th-14th, 1pm-7pm

Observation & Self-Guided Practice Hours: 50 hours

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We’re accepting up to 12 applicants to our inaugural Winter 2019 program. Candidates should be familiar with MINDSET’s offerings and classes and maintain a consistent personal meditation practice.

Deadline extended to January 15th, 2019.