Many individuals, who experience the benefits of mindfulness in their personal lives, work and relationships develop a desire to bring mindfulness into the world by becoming a meditation teacher. The Penn Program for Mindfulness offers several options:
- Practicum in Mindfulness-Based Stress Management
- Additional Training Opportunities
All training options require participants to have completed, at minimum, the 8-week foundation course. Additional prerequisites apply as you progress through training with our program.
The teacher training programs are facilitated by Michael Baime, MD co-founder and Director of the Penn Program for Mindfulness and Karen Bowles, MD, Director of Professional Training.
View the current class schedule for the Training in Teaching Mindfulness Courses. Click on the course title for information on course dates, locations and other details or to register.
Immerse yourself in the process of how mindfulness is taught and learned as the first step towards teaching the Mindfulness-based Stress Management curriculum.
Learn about additional training opportunities in Mindfulness.
See answers to commonly asked questions about the Training in Teaching Program.