The Modern Meditation Teacher Training

A modern, mindful approach to teaching meditation

Join Author and Professor of Mindfulness, Amanda Gilbert and Modern ŌM for a comprehensive and industry leading five month, 200 hour, modern meditation teacher training program (MMTT).Begin your training with Amanda on Jan 21, 2022 as part of our Online, Miami, NYC or Tulum Cohorts, with an option to attend across cities.Enter your email or phone number to receive the application.

IN AMANDA'S WORDS

THIS TRAINING

IS FOR YOU IF...

  • You seek to deepen your own meditation practice.

  • You aspire to teach meditation in a high impact, modern way.

  • You intend to share meditation with a professional certification.

  • You value best-in-class instruction and qualifications.

  • You live in Miami, NYC, Tulum, or anywhere globally.

  • You wish to join a community of 200+ global facilitators.

A GLOBAL EXPERIENCE

Imagine the beauty and power of joining a meditation training across cities and cultures. This in-person MMTT is delivered globally and virtually to foster more impact, more connection, and more community.

THE PROGRAM

The 5 month certification is organized into 3 modules with in-depth study to strengthen your personal practice and understanding:

MODULE 1

Meditation & Mindfulness Studies

The 4 Foundations of Mindfulness
Intro to Buddhist Teachings & Philosophy
The Science and History of Meditation
Teaching Secular Mindfulness to Beginners
Mindfulness Applications in Modern Life
Personal Practice Deepening
Mindful Lifestyle Development

MODULE 2

Advanced Facilitation Training

Meditation Teaching Methodology
Advanced Teaching Techniques
The Art & Musicality of Teaching Meditation
Meditation Class Format Structures
Meditation Teacher Ethics & Embodiment
Cultural Fluency: Diversity-Equity-Inclusion
Trauma Informed Facilitation

MODULE 3

Mindful Business & Brand Building

Creating a Mindful Business Model
Designing An Offering for Your Audience
Crafting a Meditation Keynote Speech
Developing Your Brand and Message
Finding Your Authentic Teaching Style
Content Creation and Social Media
Practicum and Mentoring

WHY THIS TRAINING

LIVE, GLOBAL, BEST-IN-CLASS

Our MMTT is delivered LIVE, not prerecorded, so you get to interact with your faculty and your fellow trainees.Our MMTT is offered in 4 cohorts: 3 global cities and online. You're invited to join another in-person cohort for 1 "sit in."We emphasize modern practices and teachings; inclusive of the latest peer-reviewed science, business models, technologies, and content strategies.We present expert faculty from the top accredited universities and research institutions in the field.Graduates can "sit in" on future MMTT sessions for continued professional development.We offer opportunities to start your teaching career via the Modern ŌM platform.

Book a 20-minute info call with Amanda

AS SEEN IN

ABOUT AMANDA

Amanda Gilbert is a meditation teacher, speaker, university professor of Mindfulness, and author of Kindness Now. Previously, she was Director for The Aging Metabolism & Emotions Center at UCSF conducting clinical research on the effects of mindfulness and meditation. Her formal training is with UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, Deepak Chopra, and Insight Meditation.Amanda has led meditation for dozens of companies, including NBC, Paramount, W Hotels, Merrill Lynch, Macy’s and YouTube. She's a top silicon-valley content creator & writer; developing content for mobile apps, sleep products and meditation devices. She's an advisor to meditation-based tech start-up, OpenSeed.As a 17 year meditator and a full-time meditation teacher, writer and content developer, Amanda is uniquely positioned to guide a new generation of meditation teachers to share the gifts and transformation of meditation in multidisciplinary settings and for modern audiences.

EXPERT FACULTY

SCIENCE OF MEDITATION

Matthew Goodman

Ph.D, University of Southern California

Matthew is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC where his research focuses on the relationship between central and autonomic nervous system functioning, and how practices such as meditation and biofeedback facilitate cognitive, emotional, and physiological homeostasis. Matthew provides training and consultation to USC stakeholders on mindfulness, self-compassion, and other stress-reduction practices.

diversity, equity, & Inclusion

Quentin Vennie

Co-Founder and CEO, Equitea

Quentin is the co-founder of Equitea, a mission-driven tea brand. His past struggles with anxiety, depression and addiction instilled in him the belief that "mental health and wellness should be a right not a privilege.” Prior to Equitea, Quentin was a VP at Yoga Alliance overseeing programs in underserved and underprivileged communities. He's a wellness expert, speaker and author of the bestselling memoir, Strong In The Broken Places and has been featured in Inc, Entrepreneur, Fox News, MindBodyGreen, and many other publications.

BUSINESS OF MINDFULNESS

Myk Likhov

Founder and CEO, Modern ŌM

Myk is the founder of Modern ŌM, a club for Spiritual Wellness. He has been a wellness entrepreneur, investor, and pioneer for 15 years - following his personal mission of unlocking human potential and creating community. Myk started is career as venture capitalist before attending The Wharton School; out of which he launched Miami's most iconic yoga studio brand, Green Monkey. He has been recognized as leader in Mindfulness by the Miami Herald, LA Yoga Magazine, Well & Good, and more.

WHAT YOU GET

  • Meditation Teacher Certification with Amanda Gilbert Meditation and Modern ŌM

  • 5-month comprehensive MMTT with Amanda and topical experts

  • One 4 hour in-person training and one 2 hour virtual training per month (Miami, NYC, and Tulum Cohorts)

  • One 6 hour virtual training per month (Online Cohort)

  • 3 one-on-one mentorship sessions

  • Monthly Group Mentorship Sessions

  • Acess to future MMTT trainings and curriculum for continued career development

  • A peer-group of fellow future modern meditation practitioners and leaders

  • Credibility, competency and confidence to build your meditation career

PREREQUISITES

You have a 6+ month consistent meditation practice.

If you do not, you must be willing to:

Join the weekly HOME meditation sitting group every Wednesday, 9pm-10pm ET.

You have attended a 5+ day silent meditation retreat.

If you have not, you must commit to:

Join our Miami Retreat from January 11 - 15, 2023
or another from an approved list of retreats.
Acceptance into the Modern Meditation Teacher Training is determined upon application.

TUITION & PAYMENT

CohortAdvance Rate (by Oct 15)Early Bird (by Nov 30)Full Rate (by Jan 15)
Online$1,795$1,995$2,195
Miami$2,295$2,495$2,695
NYC$2,295$2,495$2,695
Tulum$2,295$2,495$2,695

3 payment installment plans are available
Modern ŌM & HOME Meditation Members get 10% off listed rate
Need-based partial scholarships are available

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Oct 15 - Advanced Rate Registration ends
Nov 30 - Early Bird Registration ends
Jan 15 - Full Rate Registration ends

Receive the application by leaving your email or phone number

Receive the application by leaving your email or phone number

FAQs

What if I have to miss one or more of the monthly trainings? Are they mandatory?
Yes, the monthly trainings are mandatory to attend for certification. You can miss up to 2 monthly trainings to complete the program. If a training is missed, you can watch the replay and submit a written summary to make up that month’s training session.
Do I need to have the prerequisites completed before I apply?
No. You can still apply if you are committed to completing the prerequisites during the training.
What is the time commitment of the program?
Each MMTTer will determine their own commitment based on their working style and self-study schedule. Expect monthly reading assignments, written assignments, a group mentoring, a meeting with your mindfulness buddy, plus a daily meditation practice. Overall, you can plan for 2-3 hours per week for your self-study and practice.
I am already a trained meditation teacher. Should I apply?
Yes! This in-depth training is a strong complement for already trained facilitators. You will deepen your mindfulness studies, learn advanced facilitation techniques and spend a large part of the program refining your meditation offering. Plus, Amanda will be offering her experiences, techniques and insights for building a successful meditation business.

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ABOUT

Modern ŌM is the leading community for spiritual wellness in Miami and online. We taught our first meditation in April 2016 and have since led sessions for 10,000+ people across numerous mindful and spiritual modalities across Miami and on our digital platform. Learn more at www.clubmodernom.com.

Amanda Gilbert is one of today’s leading experts in the field of meditation and is on Modern ŌM's faculty. Studying with her you’ll learn to teach meditation for public audiences (in person and online), friends and family, in the workplace, and high-profile speaking events. For more info, visit www.amandagilbertmeditation.com.

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APPLY TO MIAMI COHORT

LOCATION

Modern ŌM Bungalow
Buena Vista, Miami, Florida

MIAMI TRAINING DATES

all times in Eastern Standard

MonthOnlineIn PersonWeekly practice
JanSat, Jan 21 1-3pmSun, Jan 29 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
FebSat, Feb 11 1-3pmSun, Feb 19 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MarSat, Mar 18 1-3pmSun, Mar 26 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
AprSat, Apr 22 1-3pmSun, Apr 30 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MaySat, May 20 1-3pmSun, May 28 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm

TUITION RATES

Tuition ScheduleAdvanced RateEarly BirdFull Rate
Register byOct 15Nov 30Jan 15
1 Payment$2,295$2,495$2,695
3 Payments$799$869$949

Modern ŌM & HOME Meditation Members get 10% off listed rate
Need-based partial scholarships are available

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Oct 15 - Advanced Rate Registration ends
Nov 30 - Early Bird Registration ends
Jan 15 - Full Rate Registration ends
Jan 21 - First Training Day For All Cohorts (online)
Jan 29 - 1st In-Person Miami Training Day

Receive the Miami application by leaving your email or phone number.

Book a 20-minute info call with Amanda

APPLY TO NYC COHORT

LOCATION

Lower Manhattan
NYC

NYC TRAINING DATES

all times in Eastern Standard

MonthOnlineIn PersonWeekly practice
JanSat, Jan 21 1-3pmSun, Jan 22 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
FebSat, Feb 11 1-3pmSun, Feb 12 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MarSat, Mar 18 1-3pmSun, Mar 19 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
AprSat, Apr 22 1-3pmSun, Apr 23 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MaySat, May 20 1-3pmSun, May 21 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm

TUITION RATES

Tuition ScheduleAdvanced RateEarly BirdFull Rate
Register byOct 15Nov 30Jan 15
1 Payment$2,295$2,495$2,695
3 Payments$799$869$949

Modern ŌM & HOME Meditation Members get 10% off listed rate
Need-based partial scholarships are available

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Oct 15 - Advanced Rate Registration ends
Nov 30 - Early Bird Registration ends
Jan 15 - Full Rate Registration ends
Jan 21 - First Training Day For All Cohorts (online)
Jan 22 - 1st In-Person NYC Training Day

Receive the NYC application by leaving your email or phone number.

Book a 20-minute info call with Amanda

APPLY TO TULUM COHORT

LOCATION

Venue on Tulum Beach
Tulum, Mexico

TULUM TRAINING DATES

all times in Eastern Standard

MonthOnlineIn PersonWeekly practice
JanSat, Jan 21 1-3pm-Each Wed 9-10pm
FebSat, Feb 11 1-3pmSun, Feb 4 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MarSat, Mar 18 1-3pmSun, Mar 4 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
AprSat, Apr 22 1-3pmSun, Apr 1 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MaySat, May 20 1-3pmSun, May 6 10am-2pmEach Wed 9-10pm
Jun-Sun, Jun 3 10am-2pm-

TUITION RATES

Tuition ScheduleAdvanced RateEarly BirdFull Rate
Register byOct 15Nov 30Jan 15
1 Payment$2,295$2,495$2,695
3 Payments$799$869$949

Modern ŌM & HOME Meditation Members get 10% off listed rate
Need-based partial scholarships are available

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Oct 15 - Advanced Rate Registration ends
Nov 30 - Early Bird Registration ends
Jan 15 - Full Rate Registration ends
Jan 21 - First Training Day For All Cohorts (online)
Feb 3 - 1st In-Person Tulum Training Day

Receive the Tulum application by leaving your email or phone number.

Book a 20-minute info call with Amanda

APPLY TO ONLINE COHORT

ONLINE TRAINING DATES

all times in Eastern Standard

MonthOnlineWeekly practice
JanSat, Jan 21 1-7pmEach Wed 9-10pm
FebSat, Feb 11 1-7pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MarSat, Mar 18 1-7pmEach Wed 9-10pm
AprSat, Apr 22 1-7pmEach Wed 9-10pm
MaySat, May 20 1-7pmEach Wed 9-10pm

ONLINE SCHEDULE TIME ZONES FOR GLOBAL TRAINEES

10am - 4pm PST
1pm - 7pm EST
6pm - 1am in LON
10:30pm - 4:30am MUMBAI
2am - 8am in TOK
3am - 9am in SYD

TUITION RATES

Tuition ScheduleAdvanced RateEarly BirdFull Rate
Register byOct 15Nov 30Jan 15
1 Payment$1,795$1,995$2,195
3 Payments$639$709$789

Modern ŌM & HOME Meditation Members get 10% off listed rate
Need-based partial scholarships are available

APPLICATION TIMELINE

Oct 15 - Advanced Rate Registration ends
Nov 30 - Early Bird Registration ends
Jan 15 - Full Rate Registration ends
Jan 21 - First Training Day (online)

Receive the Online application by leaving your email or phone number.

Book a 20-minute info call with Amanda

FAQs

What if I have to miss one or more of the monthly trainings? Are they mandatory?
Yes, the monthly trainings are mandatory to attend for certification. You can miss up to 2 monthly trainings to complete the program. If a training is missed, you can watch the replay and submit a written summary to make up that month’s training session.
Do I need to have the prerequisites completed before I apply?
No. You can still apply if you are committed to completing the prerequisites during the training.
I am already a trained meditation teacher. Should I apply?
Yes! This in-depth training is a strong complement for already trained facilitators. You will deepen your mindfulness studies, learn advanced facilitation techniques and spend a large part of the program refining your meditation offering. Plus, Amanda will be offering her experiences, techniques and insights for building a successful meditation business.
What is the time commitment of the program?
Each MMTTer will determine their own commitment based on their working style and self-study schedule. Expect monthly reading assignments, written assignments, a group mentoring, a meeting with your mindfulness buddy, plus a daily meditation practice. Overall, you can plan for 2-3 hours per week for your self-study and practice.
What is the MMTT program format?
Monthly Assignments
Monthly Daylong Trainings
Monthly Group Mentoring Calls
Monthly Mindfulness Buddy Meet-Ups
1-1 Mentoring Once Per Module (3 times during the program)
Observing an Intro To Meditation Class
Weekly Meditation Sitting Group Participation (minimum 2 times a month)
Personal Daily Meditation Practice
30 Minute Student-Lead Practice Class
Final Curriculum Assignment
What will I receive upon completion?
Upon successful completion of the program requirement and prerequisites, you will receive a document of completion and Modern Meditation Teacher Certification from Amanda Gilbert Meditation and Modern ŌM. You will be able to use the title “Certified Modern Meditation Teacher.”
Upon graduation, what sort of professional opportunities will I be able to pursue after certification?
Certified Meditation Teachers have a breadth of professional opportunities available to them in today’s modern world, including:
Building a career teaching classes, workshops and retreats online and in-person.
Teaching in workplace settings to start-up’s, Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations.
Work with individuals 1-1 for 1-1 meditation sessions.
Become a mindfulness leader sharing mindfulness professionally and through a personal brand.
Develop mindfulness content for brands, online platforms and mindfulness mobile apps.
Integrate mindfulness into marginalized communities, correctional institutions, schools, universities, social justice and social activism.
How is the Modern Meditation Teacher Training Program different?
Our program is designed for today’s world. It is delivered LIVE, not prerecorded, and has online/offline hybrid options in 3 global cities. We share the latest peer-reviewed science, business models, technologies, and content strategies. Our faculty comes from the top accredited universities and research institutions. Unique among trainings of this kind, graduates can "sit in" on future MMTT sessions for continued professional development and we offer opportunities to start your teaching career via the Modern ŌM platform.techniques and spend a large part of the program refining your meditation offerings while growing your business. Plus, Amanda will be offering all of her personal tips, techniques and insights from her experience in business and in teaching.
What is included in the MMTT tuition?
All program components are included in the full tuition rate outside of course text books and any meditation retreat costs that you may need to attend as part of the MMTT pre-requisite.
What is the refund policy?
We do not offer refunds. If circumstances change after registration and you cannot continue the program, we will offer you a space in a future cohort to continue your training.