Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an evidence-based, experiential program designed to teach participants mindfulness meditation and movement practices they can integrate into their daily life.
Become a Certified MBSR Teacher
The Mindfulness Center at Brown in partnership with the School of Professional Studies is proud to present The Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teaching, a training pathway to become a certified MBSR teacher.
The Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teaching is a journey and an opportunity to learn how to teach MBSR from highly-experienced MBSR instructors and teacher-trainers. The full training program may be completed over a period of 3 - 6 years and includes a total of 398 hours of instruction along with additional time devoted to the practice of mindfulness. A total of four silent retreats are required to complete the training, including an MBSR-focused, 7-day retreat, which is an additional 115 hours for students. For detailed information on policies and guidelines, please see our Mindfulness Resources.