Fall Teaching Institute 2017

Fall Teaching Institute 2017


Saki Santorelli

September 3 - 30 | 6 Sessions | Online

Morsels of Mindfulness: Video Postcards

Travel with Saki Santorelli for "3 morsels in 3 minutes," a series of 6 online video impressions along the way as he teaches and meets with MBSR communities in Switzerland, France, Belgium and Denmark over 23 days.

Saki Santorelli

Jacob Piet

CE Course

September 7 - 15 | 8 Days | Shrewsbury, MA

MBSR Practice Teaching Intensive

Applied exploration of MBSR Fundamentals curriculum over 8 consecutive days, immersion in MBSR methodology and direct experience through simulated teaching. Trainees may begin to teach MBSR classes with CFM "Qualified Teacher" status upon successful course completion.

Jacob Piet, Lynn Koerbel

Carolyn West

September 12 - November 16 | 10 Weeks | Online

Group Supervision

Group supervision in MBSR offers the opportunity to actively engage in dialogue with a CFM senior teacher and small peer cohort. Via live, online videoconferencing, explore issues and questions that arise out of direct MBSR teaching.

Carolyn West, Margaret Fletcher

Alistair Wilson, MD, FRCPhys

September 22 | 1-Day Workshop | Shrewsbury, MA

Mindfulness-Based Approaches for Trauma Treatment

Workshop for clinicians, therapists and MBSR teachers explores adapting mindfulness-based approaches in treatment of trauma. Covers diagnosis & classification of trauma-related syndromes, neuroscience of trauma & dissociation to inform evidence-based interventions.

Alistair Wilson

Kate Mitcheom

CE Course

September 25 - November 17 | 8 weeks | Shrewsbury, MA

MBSR Fundamentals

This 8-week professional course may be taken in the morning or in the evening, and is an immersion in the curriculum, program flow, and contextual and theoretical background of MBSR.

Margaret Fletcher, Kate Mitcheom



October 6 - December 1 | 8 weeks | Online

Heart of the Matter: Advanced Teacher Seminar

Online seminar for MBSR teachers to experience an MBSR class taught at the CFM by Senior Teachers. Participants review a video recording of each class after it has been taught, and then discuss in an online seminar setting. Class size is limited so early application is encouraged.

Lynn Koerbel

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

October 4 - November 22 | 8 Weeks | Online

Mindful Eating Facilitator Training

Training for MBSR teachers to expand their knowledge and course offerings to include Mindful Eating, or are looking to learn more about mindfulness through the doorway of stress-eating.  

Robin Boudette, Judson Brewer

Anne Twohig

CE Course

October 9 - 17 | 9 days | Wicklow, Ireland

MBSR Fundamentals

9-day residential MBSR teacher training, format starts with a 5-day immersion in Mindfulness Tools intensive workshop, followed by 4-day rigorous professional teacher training.  This program was chosen by CNN Travel as one of the top 10 meditation retreats in the world.

Anne Twohig, Carolyn West

Bob Stahl

October 15 - 22 | 7 Day Retreat | Rhinebeck, NY

Convergence Retreat

Embedded in seven days of silence, we will explore the universal qualities of mindfulness and their expression in contemporary, non-sectarian settings through ongoing practice and evening talks.

Florence Meleo-Meyer, Saki Santorelli, Bob Stahl


Saki Santorelli

November 2 - December 7 | 5 weeks | Online

Remembrance: Dialogue and Inquiry in the MBSR and MBCT Classroom

*This course is currently full and on waitlist status.  If interested, please sign onto the waitlist.*
Five weekly, online-live sessions for MBSR and MBCT teachers or teacher-trainees to practice dialogue and inquiry while studying foundational source materials, supporting teachers in being more informed, competent and relationally wise.

Saki Santorelli

Janet Solyntjes

November 3 - 10 | 7 Day Retreat | Colorado

Silent MBSR Retreat

Seven-day, teacher-led silent Mindfulness Meditation Retreat emphasizing the deep understanding of mindfulness meditation. Suitable for mindfulness teachers or aspiring teachers, and fulfills CFM certification requirements.

Jim Colosi, Janet Solyntjes

Eowyn Ahlstrom

November 16 - 21 | 6 Day Retreat | Massachusetts

Foundations of Mindfulness: A Silent MBSR Retreat

Retreat at Spirit Fire Retreat Center, open to anyone wishing to experience the rigors and enjoyments of a silent retreat. Located in pastoral Leyden, MA, on the edge of the Berkshires, 2 hours west of Boston and 4 hours north of NYC. Only 75 minute drive from Hartford, CT airport.

Eowyn Ahlstrom


Ana Arrabe, Nirakara

CE Course

December 11 - 20 | 9 days | The Basque Country of Spain

MBSR Fundamentals

9-day residential MBSR teacher training, format starts with a 5-day immersion in Mindfulness Tools intensive workshop, followed by 4-day rigorous professional teacher training.

This program is sold-out and on waitlist status.  

Ana Arrabe, Lynn Koerbel

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