The Certificate in Meditation Teaching & Holistic Human Development

 

Accreditation

All Inner-Voyage courses are evidence based and industry accredited with the following organizations. 

Our graduates are able to join these organizations and obtain professional insurance.

Overview

Course duration: 10 hours study per week x 12 weeks, part time or 20 hours study per week x 6 weeks, full time.

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*Limited positions – this course typically fills quickly. Please enrol soon to guarantee your position


On completion of this course, graduates receive 3 certificates and are entitled to use the letters Cert.Med.Hol.Couns.(IMTTA).

The certificates are:

You can choose to complete further postgraduate courses after graduating from the Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development, as standalone short courses if you wish. Completion of four postgraduate courses will elevate your qualification to the Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling. Completion of eight postgraduate courses will elevate your qualification to the Advanced Diploma of Meditation Therapy and Holistic Counselling.

Read more about Postgraduate Courses HERE

Ongoing Support After You Graduate

Unlike many training organizations, we continue to support and guide you after you graduate, to establish your new career (if you want us to). All graduates receive an invitation to join the International Meditation Teachers Association (IMTTA) FREE for the first year, as a registered IMTTA Practitioner.

The IMTTA will provide you with resources, support and guidance to assist you in beginning and successfully establishing your new holistic practice. (You can re-register each year after the first free year expires at $220 per year if you wish to receive continuing support and assistance.) You will receive your invitation to join the IMTTA free when you graduate from your training course (Certificate in Meditation Teaching and Holistic Human Development) and can start working in your exciting new career immediately. Even if you plan to continue studying, through postgraduate courses, to achieve your Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Masters in Holistic Counselling.

Discover more about IMTTA Practitioner Support HERE

 

Course Outcomes

On Completion of this Certificate level intensive training course you will be qualified to work as a professional meditation teacher and holistic counsellor.

You will be able to work for yourself teaching meditation, chair yoga and positive life skills in the community to groups and individuals and in the corporate sector as a stress management consultant.

You will also be able to provide holistic counselling services. You may also seek employment, if you wish, in holistic healthcare centres, wellbeing clinics, health clubs, natural therapies centres and retreats, gymnasiums, respite centres and community centres as well as several other areas that seek to employ qualified holistic therapists with a focus on meditation therapy and positive self-development. 

On completion, you will have the skills, qualifications and confidence to develop a solid general holistic wellbeing practice and you will have access to ongoing practitioner support to assist you in successfully developing your practice. 

You will be able to register for full membership with:

 

This training course is among the most highly accredited meditation teacher and holistic counsellors training course in the world and you will also be able to obtain professional insurance.

Course Modules

Studies in Chair Yoga, Holistic Counselling and Meditation Techniques are a core component throughout all course modules.


Module One - Foundation Studies in Meditation

History and Theory of Meditation

Developing Meditation routines

Deepening and refining your own practice


Module Two – Stress; Understanding Cause & Effect

Understanding stress

Physiological responses to stress

Psychological causes of stress


Module Three - Foundations of Human Happiness

The psychology of happiness

Subconscious programming and reprogramming

States of mind & Fundamentals of self-image


Module Four - Tools for Healing

Tools for healing

Positive thinking skills

Foundations of Mind-Body Medicine

Meditation as a healing tool & Hypnotic states


Module Five - Meditation Styles and Techniques

Poses and positions

Breath work

Chakras and energy Meditations

Guided Meditations & visualization

Mantras and affirmations in Meditation


Module Six - Teaching

Talking to groups & Group leadership skills

Answering questions about Meditation Leading guided Meditations

Overcoming obstacles to Meditation practice

Creating safe and effective teaching environments


Module Seven - Working with Specific Groups

Teenagers

People with disabilities

Health care professionals & business clients

Difficult clients


Module Eight - Counselling & Coaching Skills

Client-centred approach

Active listening skills

Identifying obstacles

Case studies


Module Nine - Running Classes and Workshops

Basic Meditation

The Inner-Voyage Course (Meditation, Stress Management & Personal Development Combination)

Inner-Voyage Teen Program (Meditation for Teenagers)

Choosing Venues


Module Ten - Corporate and Community Settings

Corporate stress management and relaxation workshops

Approaching community groups and organizations

Volunteer and community work


Module Eleven – Small Business Management

Ethics and Professionalism

Your public profile

Fundamentals of customer service

Maintaining student/client records

Charging for your services

Running a small home office


Module Twelve – Marketing; The key to success

Understanding the power of branding, targeted marketing and advertising

The Internet - How to use free advertising for your business

Public image

 

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