Meditation Teacher Training

Become a Mindfulness and Meditation Instructor

Sign up for a 10 Hour Training Approved by NASW-PA and Yoga Alliance

Zoom option or in the studio.

Participants are often very excited to find our meditation teacher program because we are one of the only programs offered in the area. With the Zoom option we often teach therapists, social workers and others from across Pennsylvania!

We’re glad we can offer this training to the area because Meditation can enhance entire communities and is an important skill for any individual’s personal development. Empowering our clients and students is essential in bringing more peace of mind to them and the more people who can teach meditation, the more people will have access to learning how to live healthier lives.

Plasha Yoga School’s meditation teacher training is for anyone who wants to learn how to meditate, deepen their existing meditation practice or share their love for meditation in teaching others how to meditate. On completion of the course, you will feel confident to teach meditation to different types of groups.

If you are a Yoga teacher, you will learn how to integrate it into your classes or teach meditation programs. Mental health professionals, health care providers, doctors, nurses, teachers, healers, meditators, therapists, addiction specialists, Yoga teachers and those in ministry or hospice who are called to teach meditation or apply mindfulness meditation principles in their professions will be given the tools to start.


November 21 and 22: 10 am to 3 pm

Tuition: A $50 non-refundable deposit applied to your total tuition amount is recommended by November 1 to hold your space. A $300 non-refundable payment is due by November 20, if there are still spots available. You can pay with Venmo, Pay Pal below or check. If you prefer Zoom, an ID number and password will be sent to your e mail address once you have paid.

Who Is It For?

Plasha Yoga School’s meditation teacher training is for anyone who wants to learn how to meditate, deepen their existing meditation practice or share their love for meditation in teaching others how to meditate. On completion of the course, you will feel confident to teach meditation to different types of groups.


This training has been approved by the NASW-PA Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and Yoga Alliance.

Earn 10 CEUs and enhance your professional skills. Yoga Alliance registered teachers are required to earn 30 CEUs every three years. In addition, Social Workers, School Teachers, Marriage and Family Therapists, Massage Therapists and Professional Counselors can earn 10 CEUs.


 

Applications

If you are a Yoga teacher, you will learn how to integrate it into your classes or teach meditation programs. Mental health professionals, health care providers, doctors, nurses, teachers, healers, meditators, therapists, addiction specialists, Yoga teachers and those in ministry or hospice who are called to teach meditation or apply mindfulness meditation principles in their professions will be given the tools to start.

Upon completion of the program, you will receive a certificate to teach meditation.


Tentative Curriculum

(The curriculum will be adapted to the needs of the group.)

Meditation Teacher Training in Erie, PA

Meditation Teacher Training in Action

Theory

  • Theory of Meditation: Misconceptions, Myths, and Mysteries
  • Overcoming Obstacles in Meditation
    Answering Questions about Yoga and Meditation
    Deepening and Refining Your Own Practice
    Integrating Meditation into Daily Life
    Maintaining a Spiritual Diary
  • Developing a Personal Meditation Routine

Application and Practice

  • Principal Techniques
  • Ecumenical and Universal Approaches
    The Ayurvedic and Classical Yoga Support Strategies
    Applying Meditation in Yoga Classes
  • How to Teach Meditation and Practice Sessions
  • Learn how to adapt meditation and mindfulness for PTSD, ADD, Hospice, Mental Health Afflictions, Faith-Based Religious Groups, Children, 12 Step Groups and those in Recovery.
  • Applying Mindfulness in Yoga classes, Corporate settings, Therapy for Yourself and Your Clients

 

Your Guide

Plasha has been practicing meditation for over 40 years. He began teaching meditation in 1982 at the Kensho Meditation Center in Erie. He has studied and practiced with the following yoga and meditation masters: Swami Chidvilasananda, Swami Satchidananda, Roshi Phillip Kapleau, Roshi John Daido Lori, the Venerable Henepola Gunaratana, Swami Dayananda, Dr. David Frawley and T.K.V. Desikachar. He has attended retreats and programs at the Rochester Zen Center, the Zen Mountain Monastery, the Bhavana Society, the San Francisco Zen Center, The Green Gulch Farm, the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center and several ashrams in America and India.

He has trained over 60 meditation teachers in the Erie area.

Note: When you register and pay below, Pay Pal is set up only for the full payment of $300. If you need an optional payment plan please contact me.

Reach me at rhadeya@plashayoga.com or call 814-864-1114 to register or to have your questions answered.

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Plasha Yoga
3330 West 26th St., Suite 13
Erie, PA 16506
814-864-1114
rhadeya@plashayoga.com

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