• We have taught over 600 students from 41 different countries to teach Mindfulness-Based Programmes!

  • As a Dual Provider of Training Excellence and CPD (CEU) course provider with the globally recognized CPD Standards Office, Graduates receive externally accredited hours (CPD/CEU points) at no extra cost PLUS one year's FREE membership with the Institute of CPD. Accredited training you can trust!

  • If you are looking for high-quality teacher training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR and Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness-Based Programmes MBP, this is absolutely the training for you! The course with Kathy left me feeling very prepared and excited to run courses here in Canada.

    Heather. Canada. Mindfulness MBSR and MBP Teacher Training 2022

  • Are you ready to take the next step?

    Contact us today or call us in the UK at (+44) 1225 294483 to arrange a no-obligation free Teacher Training information session and discover if we meet your vision of teaching mindfulness.

  • 3rd party externally verified and accredited In-Person and Live Online courses, offering you an outstanding learning experience. Proof its training you can trust! 

    CPD Standards Office

  • Here at Mindful Academy International, we offer Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness-Based Programmes (MBP) Teacher Training courses that primarily focus on the teaching process and core mindfulness-based practices of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn and the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and in the UK by the Centre for Mindfulness Practice and Research CMRP Bangor University where Kathy Ward trained as a Mindfulness-Based Interventions Teaching Assessor, Supervisor, and MBSR and MBCT for cancer Teacher. 

    Our globally recognized CPD Standards Office externally accredited residential, and live virtual classroom courses have been developed to give you the skills and confidence to teach trauma-sensitive mindfulness-based programmes including MBSR to adults in the general population as part of your profession, in the workplace, for mindfulness classes, workshops, and 8-week courses. If you wonder if this is the course for you, then please call us on (+44) 01225 294483, we are happy to answer any questions you may have.
    The courses are also invaluable for healthcare and mental health professionals planning to teach adults in clinical settings, as a foundation for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT. It will deepen skills for professionals offering Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT, and for those starting a new career in mental health and wellbeing.
    By taking our courses, you will add sort-after skills to your CV and official CPD/CEU hours (points) to any annual professional development requirements. As a YACEP provider CEU units are also available for USA Yoga Alliance registered Teachers.
    Mindful Academy International also offers online mindfulness practice and teaching supervision, including free/donation-based monthly Supporting Integrity in Teaching and Training SiTT peer group meetings, ongoing CPD workshops and should you wish to deepen your teaching practice, supervision-based Qualified and Certified Mindfulness Teacher Training courses. Please visit the calendar for dates and details.
  • Quality Assurance and the Professional Accreditation:


    Mindful Academy International is accredited as a dual Provider of Training Excellence and CPD Course provider by the globally recognised CPD Standards Office. Every aspect of our company and the end-to-end learners' experience has received extensive professional 3rd party Quality Assurance.

    As well as the Mindful Academy International and CPD Standards Office official certificates, you will receive one year's FREE membership in the Institute of Continued Professional Development demonstrating your commitment to continuous learning. As part of this membership, you will also receive official letters after your name, regardless of your professional status, educational level, or work experience.

    The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Standards Office works to improve the standard of CPD provision across all industry sectors. It forms part of the Professional Development Consortium (PDC), respected by regulators, professional bodies, and trade associations for its work with organisations undertaking research and accreditation services.

    Organisations accredited by the Office are identified as offering a high level of positive learning opportunities and are working with the CPD Standards community to raise skills, knowledge, and education. The Office assesses training courses, events, and digital and online learning provided by organisations. It has accredited thousands of CPD training activities, delivered in all corners of the globe, and has providers spanning all continents, and across 45 countries. For more information visit Professional Development Consortium and CPD Standards Office.

  • The school was founded in 2010 by CEO and Mindfulness TEDx speaker Kathy Ward a senior International Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction MBSR, Mindfulness-Based Programmes MBP and Mindfulness-Based Emotional and Social Intelligence Trainer, Supervisor, Mindfulness-Based Interventions Teaching Assessment Criteria MBI-TAC Assessor, Teacher, and Mindfulness-Based Programme course developer. 

    Kathy also works for the World Health Organization as a  Mindfulness Consultant. She developed a Mindfulness-Based Mental Agility workplace course combining mindfulness-based practice and Emotional Intelligence for mental health and well-being. The course is currently subject to a research project to assess its impact, and to date, results exceed expectations.  

    Kathy teaches Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy MBCT for Cancer and those with chronic health conditions, develops and delivers corporate training programs to suit the needs of individual companies, and gives keynote talks on mindfulness.

    You can watch Kathy's Mindfulness and Kindness, the Keys to increasing Happiness TEDx Talk HERE

  • Meet our International Team of professional Mindfulness Teacher Trainers

    Each team member exceeds the requirements of the Good Practice Guidelines for Trainers of Mindfulness-based Teachers published by the British Association of Mindfulness-based Approaches BAMBA Teacher Trainers They are all professional Mindfulness Teacher Trainers who have trained with us, CMRP Bangor University in the UK or UMASS Centre for Mindfulness in the USA.

    The team is also dedicated to sharing mindfulness with different cultures and teaching contexts around the world. 

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