This Level One Meditation Teacher Training is a good fit for you if: You are a yoga teacher who is not yet comfortable including meditation as a part of your class You are a psychotherapist, health professional or life coach and you would like to introduce meditation into your work with your clients You are a teacher or a leader and would like to implement meditation to those who look to you for guidance You would like to volunteer and share meditation with communities in need You would like to deepen your own understanding of meditation from an experiential point of view as well as deepen your knowledge of eastern philosophy and Buddhism. Level One Training is 30 hours (16 contact hours). You will learn: Introduction to meditation from the historic, neuroscientific, psychological, and experiential perspectives The history of meditation and its ancient origins in Buddhism via the framework of the Four Noble Truths The components of living an ethical life How to teach beginners simple and accessible meditation techniques that is tailored to their lifestyle and needs Knowing your audience and using skillful means with instructions that will resonate with and inspire others Practice leading meditations in one-to-one, small group, and audio recorded formats and receive constructive feedback Develop the confidence, vocabulary, and presence to successfully lead others in a range of beginner meditation techniques and build their own daily meditation practice Find greater presence, balance, clarity, and expansiveness within yourself through a committed personal meditation practice You will be required to observe group meditation classes, submit written observations, spend time practice-teaching, volunteer and teach a final class to complete the certification.