MBSR Teacher Education & Certification

Oasis Institute

Oasis Institute offers comprehensive, highly-professional training to become a CFM Certified MBSR Teacher, with the opportunity to earn CFM "Qualified Teacher" status after the first three courses (SR-401, SR-402 and SR-403). With completion of all six courses (SR-FLEX, plus SR-401 through SR-405), you will earn CFM MBSR Teacher Certification.

SR-FLEX MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine

Intensive, 7-day residential program teaching mindfulness meditation practice as taught in the CFM Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic. MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine (SR-FLEX) is required for CFM Teacher Certification, but may be completed any time prior to Certification.

Pre-requisites

None

Dates & Locations

  • September 23 - 30, 2016 - El Escorial, Madrid, Spain Register Now
  • October 23 - 30, 2016 – Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Ireland Register Now
  • April 2 - 9, 2017 - Finland -  Registration TBA
  • March 3 - 10, 2017 - Mt. Madonna, San Jose, CA - Registration TBA
  • June 16 - 23, 2017 - OMEGA Institute, Rhinebeck, NY - Registration TBA
  • August 20 - 27, 2017 - Motus Mundi, Rome, Italy - Registration TBA

Tuition

$1,875

Detailed Course Information

SR-401-8W MBSR Fundamentals – 8 Week

MBSR Fundamentals - 8-Week is an immersion in the CFM 8-week Stress Reduction Program to study the curriculum, program flow, and contextual and theoretical background of MBSR. A small cohort explores issues arising out of the MBSR learning and teaching experience.

Pre-requisites

Dates & Locations

  • September 26 - November 18, 2016 - Shrewsbury, MA (Deadline: July 29) Register Now
    • You will participate in either a Thursday morning Stress Reduction Program class froom 9:00 - 11:30am, OR a Wednesday evening SRP class from 6:00 - 8:30pm
    • Additionally, you will attend your MBSR Fundamentals session from 12:30 - 3:30pm on the day of your SRP class
  • January 23 - March 17, 2017 - Shrewsbury, MA - Registration TBA

Tuition

$2,100

Detailed Course Information CEU Retreats

SR-401-9D MBSR Fundamentals - 9 Day

A 9-day residential program for trainees unable to participate at the 8-week MBSR Fundamentals format. This 9-day format starts with a 5-day immersion in Mindfulness Tools intensive workshop, followed by a 4-day rigorous professional MBSR teacher training.

Pre-requisites

- MBSR 8-Week Course OR Mindfulness Tools and MBSR Online via Sounds True (both)
- Retreat #1
- Minimum of one year of personal meditation practice

Dates & Locations

  • July 17 - 26, 2016 - Rhinebeck, NY - Registration Closed
  • January 8 - 17, 2017 - Norwood, MA - Registration TBA
  • January 20 - 29, 2017 - Canada - Registration TBA
  • February 3 - 12, 2017 - Petaluma, CA - Registration TBA

Tuition

$2,640

Detailed Course Information CEU Retreats

SR-402 MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive

Applied exploration of MBSR Fundamentals curriculum over 8 consecutive days, immersion in MBSR methodology and direct experience through simulated teaching. Completion authorizes trainees to teach 8-week MBSR classes to the public with CFM "Qualified Teacher" status.

Pre-requisites

  • SR-401 MBSR Fundamentals
  • Retreat #2

Dates & Locations

  • August 24 - 31, 2016 - Shrewsbury, MA - Registration Closed
  • December, 2016 - China - Registration TBA
  • March 3 - 11, 2017 - Petaluma, CA - Registration TBA
  • February 16 - 24, 2017 - Gotzis, Vorarlberg, Austria (Deadline: August 5) Register Now

Tuition

$2,750

Detailed Course Information CEU Retreats

SR-403 MBSR Group Supervision

Group supervision in MBSR offers the opportunity to actively engage in dialogue with a CFM senior teacher and small peer cohort. Via live, online videoconferencing, explore issues and questions that arise out of direct MBSR teaching.

Note: Group Supervision (SR-403) is a requirement for those beginning Teacher Education (TE) (formerly known as the Oasis Professional Training Pathway) as of January 1, 2017. It is not a requirement for those already in the Oasis Professional Training Pathway prior to January 1, 2017, however it can be taken as an elective. 

Pre-requisites

  • SR-401 MBSR Fundamentals
  • SR-402 MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive
  • Teaching experience: Zero to three (0-3) MBSR Courses, OR plans to teach first course in the next 6 months

Dates & Locations

  • October 3 - December 5, 2016 - ELECTIVE, Fall Teaching Institute 2016, Mondays 1:00 - 3:00pm Apply Now

Tuition

$700

Detailed Course InformationRetreats

SR-404MBSR Individual Supervision

Actively engage in one-on-one dialogue with a CFM senior teacher for individualized support, guidance, dialogue, and feedback. Conducted by online videoconference or phone, you will investigate, clarify, and refine teaching capacity and skill.

Pre-requisites

  • SR-401 MBSR Fundamentals
  • SR-402 MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive
  • SR-403 MBSR Group Supervision (for those entering certification pathway after January 1, 2017)
  • Teaching experience: Four to eight (4-8) MBSR Courses

Dates & Locations

  • Scheduled individually during the same period of time that you are teaching your 8-week MBSR class, including the orientation session. Apply Now
  • Ten (10) supervision sessions are required. Please apply 8 weeks prior to the orientation for the 8-week course you will be teaching. 
  • CFM Senior Teachers / Supervisors will be assigned based on availability and the timing of your 8-week MBSR course schedule.

Tuition

$1,600 (for all ten sessions)

Detailed Course InformationRetreats

SR-405 MBSR Teacher Certification

Teacher Certification in MBSR is the recognition of your in-depth understanding and skillful delivery of the MBSR curriculum, and an acknowledgment that your teaching competencies meet all practice standards for MBSR teachers as established by the Center for Mindfulness.

Pre-requisites

  • SR-FLEX MBSR in Mind-Body Medicine
  • SR-401 MBSR Fundamentals
  • SR-402 MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive
  • SR-403 MBSR Group Supervision (for those entering certification pathway beginning January 1, 2017)
  • SR-404 MBSR Individual Supervision
  • Teaching experience: Eight (8) or more MBSR Courses
  • Continuing daily mindfulness meditation practice, yoga and other body-centered awareness disciplines
  • Retreats #3 and #4

Dates & Locations

  • MBSR Teacher Certification requires submission of an in-depth portfolio with specific components, as listed on the Course Details page . Apply Now

Tuition

$1,275

Detailed Course InformationRetreats
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