Holbeck College

Mindfulness Teacher Training

Start your journey to becoming a mindfulness teacher. This introductory course will teach you everything you need to get started.

Study time
7 hours

Level 2

Start date
20 July 2024


Mindfulness is a transformative practice that involves deliberately focusing your attention on the present moment without judgment. It empowers individuals to observe their thoughts, emotions, and sensations as they arise, fostering self-awareness and emotional regulation.

By fostering self-awareness and promoting non-judgmental acceptance of one's thoughts and emotions, mindfulness can reduce stress, enhance emotional resilience, improve focus, and promote better relationships. It has the potential to boost overall mental health, leading to a greater sense of calm, clarity, and contentment in daily life.

Moreover, studies have suggested that mindfulness can also have a positive impact on physical health, potentially lowering blood pressure, improving sleep quality, and even boosting the immune system. These benefits, among others, make mindfulness a valuable tool for those seeking to enhance their quality of life.

In our Mindfulness Teacher Training course, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to not only experience these benefits for yourself but also to guide others on their journey towards a more balanced and harmonious life through the practice of mindfulness.

You will learn:

The course is thoughtfully designed, featuring video lectures, downloadable resources, quizzes, practical exercises, and a comprehensive course handbook.

Students should have a basic familiarity with mindfulness. If you are new to mindfulness, complete our free 5-Day Mindfulness course first.

About Level 2

Level 2 is an introductory level qualification suitable for all. They typically do not require prior experience and will take 6-12 weeks to complete based on studying one module per week. See the course description for information specific to this course.


"Very clear course, structured and easy to follow. Short and concise lessons. Very engaged and knowledgeable teacher. I love it so long!" Begoña Martinez
"I love the way Chris taking me to the journey of understanding deeper and more about Mindfulness. I can grab the concept of Mindfulness easily and clearly." Anastasia Ang
"As a meditation and mindfulness student for 3-4 years and my husband is an e-learning specialist for 15+ years, this course is quite user friendly, it's informative and the material is delivered in a very clear and helpful way. I definitely recommend this course to anyone looking to teach or simply to improve their knowledge about mindfulness." Vivian Liao

Meet your instructor

Chris Worfolk

Chris is a psychologist and teacher. He holds an MSc in Psychology (Conversion) from Leeds Beckett University and is a Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society. In addition, Chris is a Yoga Alliance-certified Registered Yoga Teacher.

Chris’s dissertation was the first paper to examine the effectiveness of mindfulness mHealth apps in clinical populations. He is the author of multiple books including Do More, Worry Less, and co-founder of the Leeds Anxiety Clinic.

What you will achieve

Completing the course will earn you a Level 2 Award in Mindfulness Teaching awarded by Holbeck College and accredited by the International Association of Therapists. You will receive a digital certificate.

Employers and other educational institutions will be able to validate your qualification using our online validation tool.

Here is an example certificate from our Level 1 Counselling Concepts course.

Example certificate


This course is available via our on-demand platform. You can learn at your own pace but you will have access to your tutor if you have any questions or need additional support. Have some questions before joining the course? Reach out via the contact us page.

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