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Meditation Teacher Training
Including Buddhism, Yoga Nidra, Somatics, Psychology, Neuroscience, Sound, Movement, Zen Trilotherapy & a Retreat

Have you ever considered becoming a meditation teacher?

Or, do you want to deepen your own mediation practice?

This program will provide you with the skills and confidence you need to deepen your practice and share your meditation,

whether through teaching, or by living your life with a renewed sense of presence and purpose.

Connect with your unique gifts and step forward as a leader. The world is waiting for you. 

When I started this journey I was nervous and self conscious. Now I finish this journey feeling confident and able to stand in my power. You and all of the beautiful instructors helped me with that. My personal growth has been huge.

Robin S.

This Meditation Teacher Training (MTT) has been consciously developed to provide the principles and methodologies of various meditation styles. Study will include history, theory, practice and proper techniques for sitting, self-care and teaching methodologies.

Upon completion, you will have the practical and theoretical knowledge to incorporate meditation into your personal life, professional teaching, or clinical practice.

This unique training is offered in 50 hour themed modules that can be taken individually as immersions or collectively to make up the 200 Hour or 300 Hour MTT Certifications.

 

200 Hour MTT Certification = 4 Consecutive Modules

300 Hour MTT Certification = 6 Consecutive Modules

The MTT is designed so that you may start with any module and work through the modules in a consecutive manner.

The Modules must be taken in consecutive order to apply to the MTT Certifications.

2024/2025 SCHEDULE

Trainings are Friday Evenings, Saturdays and Sundays

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Discover the Healing Practice

of Yogic Sleep

with Anne Douglas, George McFaul & Bridgette Shaw

September 20-22 & October 18-20, 2024

  • A deeper understanding of yourself and the process of your evolution and growth.

  • The ability to prepare the body and mind for practice using pranayama, visualization, and other techniques

  • An ability to create nidra practices for group classes, privates, and children

A Path to Inner Peace and Awakening

with Daemond Mano, Jeri Tourand & Anne Cox

November 15-17 & December 13-15, 2024

  • How to begin a Mindfulness Meditation Practice.

  • What supports are helpful for continuing and developing the practice.

  • ​How to use meditation and breathwork to cultivate change in our relationships.

  • Various ways to move and connect with another within Active Meditations.

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Explore the New Frontiers in the Science of Meditation

with Robin Campbell, Christine Wushke & Stacey Madden

January 10-12 & February 7-9, 2025

  • What Connectomes are and how they relate to meditation

  • How to develop Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis

  • How the brain is studied to show impacts of meditation

  • Teaching meditation from a trauma informed pedagogy

  • Adapting mindfulness meditation for specific populations

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 Listen to the

Sounds of Silence

with Tiffany Sparrow, Erin Taylor & Cesar Balestrini

March 7-9 & April 4-6, 2025

  • A deepening of meditation will be experienced through mantra, japa mantra, and sound, which have been an important aspect of yoga practice since Vedic times

  • How to read body language to understand where the body is holding tensions & stresses

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Learn from a True Tibetan Master of Meditation

with Lama Geshe YongDong

May 3-5 & May 10-12, 2024

  • This transformational course is taught by a meditation master and Tibetan Lama, Geshe YongDong 

  • History of Tibetan Bön Buddhism, Tibet's oldest spiritual tradition

  • Foundations and purpose of meditation, the philosophy of the mind, and how to build a strong practice to transform your life

  • How to teach an effective meditation class

  • Join us on this journey from the mind to the heart

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NEXT OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE MTT

Take Your Practice to New Depths and Discover the Teacher Within

with Jeri Tourand & Daemond Mano

May 29 - June 2, 2024

Going on “Retreat” is a word in the vocabulary of most serious meditators. In this context, it means to pull back, get inspired, become spacious, detox, and find your people. This will be a 5 day immersive experience into the practice of meditation. *Meals and accommodation are not included in MTT price.

Start The pRogram at any time

Our training is designed so that you can begin with any module that is convenient for you!

 

 

To help deepen the practice, the following will be offered:

  • A YogaMcc MTT Manual

  • Recommended readings and reading assignments

  • Homework including a dedicated personal practice

  • Personal Practice Journal

  • Group process web calls with the teachers

  • MTT students are eligible for a10% discount on boutique purchases while taking the MTT.


WHAT PEOPLE SAY
 

"I can’t say thank you enough to express how grateful I am for YogaMcc and The Meditation Teacher Training Program.  You have made such a huge impact on my life. During this past 11 months  You have walked with me through some of the most turbulent times in my life and for that, I am eternally grateful. When I started this journey I was nervous and self conscious. Now I finish this journey feeling confident and able to stand in my power. You and all of the beautiful instructors helped me with that. My personal growth has been huge. My family has become resilient. Thank you for providing a safe container that I could feel vulnerable in. That I could share my experiences in and a place that I knew I had support and love. Thank you for pushing forward through all of the challenges put in front of you to provide an amazing program over zoom. Incredible job! The Meditation Teacher Training was beautiful. I have gained new friendships and a deep respect for You personally. I thought when I started this journey that it was simply something I wanted to do.. to teach.... But little did I know just how much I NEEDED it... how much my family NEEDED it. I have said  it before and I will continue to say it.... You saved our family. I can not wait to share the knowledge I have gained to help others. This entire experience has changed my life and my family's life.  I am deeply blessed to have been taught by such wonderful teachers and so grateful that they shared their knowledge and having shared space with such beautiful souls these past 11 months.  Attending the retreat in person in August was such a powerful and enriching experience... My soul needed it.  I am rich beyond measure. Now I am ready to go do great things!

 

- Robin S.

 

I have tears running down my face and my heart is so full. Thank you so much for putting this training together. Each module has held so much value and you really found the right combination of teachers to share with us. The wisdom, insight and humour they brought to each lesson is something I will always cherish. The opportunity to connect in person for the retreat and learn from David and Anita prior to David's passing is special to me. The amount of gratitude and heaviness I feel looking back on that opportunity reminds me of how impactful people can be in short glimpses.  I know these past two years have held numerous obstacles and challenges for you, and I am so grateful that despite that, you were able to meet us in the space - and more so, create that space for us to meet.  I know words cannot capture it all - thank you from the bottom of my heart.

- Brittany O.

YogaMcc is such a wonderful studio. The MTT was facilitated by knowledgeable, kind and supportive instructors, and the studio owners were very communicative and open, and provided a wonderful container for learning, experiencing and sharing.

- Sandi S.

 

 

YogaMcc is doing some amazing new teaching programs. New Management is excellent and I would encourage all to check out this studio in Marda Loop. Thanks Daemond for all your support!

 

- Pam H.

 

PRICING

200 Hour Meditation Teacher Training (4 Modules): $3,050* + GST

 

300 Hour Meditation Teacher Training (6 Modules): $4,280* + GST

*The cost of meals and accommodation for the Retreat Module is not included.

REGISTER 

 

Register online below by making a $500 deposit or call us at 403-251-YOGA (9624).

You can also e-transfer the $500 deposit to dae@yogamcc.com. To register by e-transfer, email Daemond at dae@yogamcc.com.

THE MTT IS OFFERED IN A HYBRID FORMAT TO GIVE STUDENTS THE OPTION OF TAKING THE TRAINING VIRTUALLY FROM HOME AND WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND STUDENTS ATTEND IN PERSON BASED ON OUR PAST EXPERIENCE OF COMMUNITY BUILDING, IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES, AND HANDS-ON MENTORSHIP MADE POSSIBLE IN THE STUDIO SPACE. UPON REGISTRATION, PLEASE CONTACT US TO LET US KNOW WHICH OPTION YOU PREFER.

PAYMENT PLAN

 

Payment plans are available for the 200 Hr and 300 Hr Meditation Teacher Trainings.

200 Hr MTT: The $400 deposit is due on registration. The remaining payments will be automatically withdrawn every 4 weeks for 7 instalments following the deposit (for a total or 8 instalments of $400). GST not included.

300 Hr MTT: The $370 deposit is due on registration. The remaining payments will be automatically withdrawn every 4 weeks for 11 instalments following the deposit (for a total or 12 instalments of $370). GST not included

CANCELLATION POLICY 

 

Refunds (minus a $500 Administration Fee) are available up to 14 days before the starting date. Send your written cancellation notification to info@yogamcc.com. No refunds on or after the day the training begins. Deposits are non-refundable.

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200 HR MTT

$500 Deposit

Remainder to be payed in full

prior to the first class.

300 HR MTT

$500 Deposit

Remainder to be payed in full

prior to the first class.

Payment Plan

200 HR MTT

8 installments of $400

Payment Plan

300 HR MTT

12 installments of $370

 
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