THE WORLD’S LEADING MINDFULNESS TEACHER-TRAINING PROGRAM
The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification Program is the world’s leading training program for learning how to teach the skills of meditation, awareness, and compassion.
Meditation dissolves the illusion of separation. When we rest in awareness, we feel our deep kinship with all of life and a natural desire to protect and serve what is ours, what we love: each other, the earth, and all living systems.TAMI SIMON
FOUNDER, SOUNDS TRUE
Building a Movement of Mindfulness
Upon completion, scholarship recipients are certified by the the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.
- Two years of in-depth study
- Two live, in-person events with Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield
- Online curriculum designed and taught by Tara and Jack
- Individual and group mentorship with qualified instructors
- Group practice sessions for feedback and support
- Additional broadcasts with special guest faculty
THE WORLD’S MOST TRUSTED
Jack Kornfield, PhD
Jack trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught worldwide since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practices to the West. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology and is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and of Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California. He is the author of 15 books, including the bestseller, A Path with Heart.
Tara Brach, PhD
Tara has been practicing and teaching meditation since 1975, as well as leading workshops and meditation retreats at centers throughout North America and Europe. She has a PhD in clinical psychology, is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW), and the author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge.
Around The World.
Our scholarships train mindfulness teachers to help catalyze personal and community healing.
Fuel a Mindful
Support a new wave of social leaders bringing mindfulness and compassion to the most important areas of our society.
Empower communities to navigate difficult emotions, find peace, and create healthy relationships.
Positively impact areas such as education, prison ministry, veteran support, and environmental activism.
These scholarships empower a new generation of mindfulness teachers to become torch-bearers in their communities, bringing the light of compassion and healing into neighborhoods and corridors where it is truly needed.TAMI SIMON
FOUNDER, SOUNDS TRUE
BECOME A MINDFUL CHAMPION
We are currently accepting applications for our 2021 program.
To apply for a Mindful Champion scholarship, please follow directions on the application form.
Find out more below.
What do you mean by a “Mindful Champion”?
These scholarships empower a new generation of mindfulness teachers to make a positive difference in some of the most important areas of our society.