Train-the-Trainer Program (TT)

Oasis Institute

Live Online: Complete in 12 Months

Driven by worldwide demand for well-trained MBSR teacher trainers, Train-the-Trainer (TT) is designed for certified MBSR teachers intent on training others to become MBSR teachers. This advanced and rigorous live online program is completed within twelve months, and is easily accessed from around the globe. Train-the-Trainer is a series of four (4) courses taught via videoconference, and starts in January 2017. Completion of all coursework prepares one to begin teacher training fieldwork with the support of Mentoring sessions. Successful completion of mentoring leads to Teacher Trainer Certification.

Application Process: A single application is required for admission to Train-the-Trainer (SR-501 through SR-504).  Apply Now

SR-501Train-the-Trainer: MBSR Fundamentals

In ten sessions, investigate perspectives on adult learning, human development, and healing within the context of the MBSR program. Explore methods to introduce these elements into MBSR Fundamentals training and effective means of assessment and evaluation.


  • Thursdays, January 11 - March 15, 2018, 8:30 - 11:00 am ET
    • The first class is extended 30 minutes
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SR-502Train-the-Trainer: MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive

In this sequence of seven live online sessions, the MBSR teacher trainer will develop the skill and knowledge to convey the key components of the highly interactive, collaborative learning experience of the MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive (PTI).


  • March 23 - May 11, 2017, 8:30 - 11:00 am ET
    • First and last class are extended by 30 minutes, no class on April 6
  • March 29 - May 10, 2018, 8:30 - 11:00 am ET
    • First and last class are extended by 30 minutes
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SR-503Train-the-Trainer: MBSR Supervision

In these five live online sessions, the teacher trainer learns how to conduct targeted supervision that furthers trainees’ development as MBSR teachers.


  • Wednesdays, September 6 - October 4, 2017, 8:30 - 11:00 am ET
  • Wednesdays, September 5 - October 3, 2018, 8:30 - 11:00 am ET
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SR-504Train-the-Trainer: MBSR Teacher Certification Review

These two online sessions provide training in the process of assessing students in becoming certified MBSR teachers. Teacher trainers will learn assessment criteria and methodology for reviewing TCR applications and portfolios.


  • Wednesdays, October 11, 2017 from 8:30 - 10:30 am and October 18, 2017, from 8:30 - 11:30 am ET
  • Wednesdays, October 10, 2018 from 8:30 - 10:30 am and October 17, 2017, from 8:30 - 11:30 am ET
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SR-505 - 508Train-the-Trainer: Mentoring

Mentoring provides guidance and support to new MBSR Teacher Trainers who have completed the four MBSR Train-the-Trainer courses, SR-501 through SR-504. Mentoring prepares the teacher trainer to advance and become a CFM Certified MBSR Teacher Trainer.


  • Scheduled by the teacher trainer to coincide with their teaching MBSR teacher trainees
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