Certificate in Meditation Teaching &
Holistic Human Development

Meditation Teacher Training Course

No prerequisites required.


This 12-module course will teach you all you need to know about teaching meditation and chair yoga, give you some holistic counselling skills, and help you start a small business.

✔️Become certified with this internationally accredited course

✔️Help people heal and live happier, healthier lives

✔️Start a new career within as little as 6 weeks

✔️Start or deepen your own regular meditation practice

Course Information

  • History and theory of meditation
  • Meditation in the western world
  • Brainwaves in meditation
  • Meditation techniques and styles
  • Developing meditation routines
  • Deepening and refining your practice
  • Understanding stress
  • Psychological causes of stress
  • The Fight-or-Flight response
  • Physiology of the stress response
  • Human behavioral manifestations of fight-or-flight 
  • Negative effects of the stress response in humans 
  • Positive stress
  • Stress management
  • Meditation development and practice
  • Chakra meditation
  • Concentrative meditation
  • Mindfulness meditation
  • The psychology of happiness
  • Subconscious programming and reprogramming
  • States of mind
  • Fundamentals of self-image
  • The pursuit of happiness
  • Guided meditation (creative visualization)
  • Positive thinking skills
  • Foundations of mind-body medicine
  • Meditation as a healing tool & hypnotic states
  • Journaling and gratitude
  • Understanding affirmations
  • Tools for developing a positive self-image
  • Movement meditation
  • Poses and positions
  • Breathwork
  • Chakras and energy meditation
  • Guided meditation & creative visualisation
  • Mantras and affirmations in meditation
  • Gentle seated movement meditation (formerly chair yoga)
  • Before you teach
  • Talking to groups & group leadership skills
  • Answering questions about meditation
  • Leading guided meditations
  • Overcoming obstacles to meditation practice
  • Creating safe and effective teaching environments
  • Group leadership skills
  • Teaching various meditation styles
  • Working with teenagers
  • Working with people with physical disabilities
  • Working with people with emotional disorders
  • Working with health care professionals
  • Business clients and corporate groups
  • Dealing with difficult clients
  • A client-centred approach
  • Your role as a holistic counsellor
  • Outcomes of holistic counselling
  • Holistic counselling sessions
  • Assessment and introspection
  • Goal setting
  • Listening skills

Holistic counselling tools for meditation teachers:

  • Life charting
  • Reflection time
  • Needs assessment chart
  • Gratitude journal
  • Worry time
  • Positive thinking skills
  • Affirmations
  • Designing courses and workshops
  • Integrity and intentions
  • Setting the scene
  • Creating strong foundations for your groups
  • Understanding learning styles
  • Choosing your teaching style
  • Terrific teaching techniques and tips
  • Student management
  • Working with seniors
  • Choosing venues
  • Corporate stress management workshops – Includes corporate teachers course manual.
  • Approaching community groups and organisations
  • Volunteer and community work
  • Teaching online – Using Zoom
  • Corporate stress management
  • Ethics and professionalism
  • Your public profile
  • Fundamentals of customer service
  • Maintaining student/client records
  • Charging for your services
  • Running a small home office
  • Joining organisations
  • Insurance and legalities
  • Understanding the power of branding
  • Targeted marketing and advertising
  • Building your community
  • How to find and use free advertising
  • Public image
  • Final review
  • Your graduation

Course Duration for Online Course

12 modules – 120 hours

Part Time: 12 weeks (10 hours of study per week)

Full time: 6 weeks (20 hours of study per week) 


IICT Recognized Certification

Meditation Teacher and Holistic Counselling Skills for Meditation Teachers

What's Included With Enrollment?

As a student at The School of Meditation & Transformative Studies your success is our priority. 

To help you succeed and flourish, enrollment also includes:

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Next Start Dates


May 13th, 2024
June 24th, 2024

Pay in full:  $997 CAD

Payment plan:
First payment of $497 + 2 payments of $250