Curriculum 2020

 

 

 

Meditation Syllabus

Somatics Syllabus

Teacher Training Programs for 2020

Professional Training Modules for 2020

All Modules can be taken for 150-Hour Certification

Individual Modules can be taken for Personal or Professional Development

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Meditation & Mindfulness

Six 3-Day Weekend Modules

8:00am–4:30pm Friday / Saturday / Sunday

April 24–26 | May 8–10 | June 5–7
June 19–21 | July 17–19 | August 14–16

Module One April 24–26

BEFRIENDING THE BODY

NOTE: This is a foundation Module with the Somatics Course.

    • Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
    • Meditating with the Body
    • Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Kum Nye
    • Introduction to the Nervous System with a Focus on the Autonomic Nervous system
    • Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Somatic Movement

Module Two May 8–10

MEETING THE MIND 

    • The three vehicles of Buddhism
    • The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
    • Working with the Breath
    • Creative Visualisation
    • The power of OHM.

Module Three June 5–7

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF HEALING

NOTE: This is a foundation Module with the Somatics Course

    • Patanjali’s Sutras – the Yamas and Niyamas
    • Brahma Viharas – Loving Kindness, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity
    • Somatic Visualisation
    • Neurophysiology thought and research
    • Damasio’s Theory of the Mind-Body relationship
    • Approaches to Trauma, Addiction, Stress, Anxiety
    • Introduction to Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and for our Clients

Module Four June 19–21

TRANSFORMING THE ELEMENTS 

    • Tsa Lung practices from the Dzogchen tradition
    • The Pranas and Pranayama
    • Exploring the Elements – earth, water, fire, air and space
    • Meditation practices to transform the Elements into their radiant qualities
    • Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and for our Clients

Module Five July 17–19

WORKING WITH DIFFICULT EMOTIONS

    • Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita
    • Chakras
    • Understanding the Kleshas – the difficult emotions
    • Working with the Six Realms of Existence
    • Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and our Clients

Module Six August 14–16

INTEGRATION AND SELF HEALING 

    • A silent retreat
    • A time to deepen our practice of meditation
    • A time to integrate our learning
    • A time for self healing

Somatics Movement

Six 3-Day Weekend Modules

8:00am–4:30pm Friday / Saturday / Sunday

April 24–26 | May 22–24 | June 5–7
July 3–5 | July 31–August 2 | August 28–30

Module One April 24–26

BEFRIENDING THE BODY

NOTE: This is a foundation Module with the Meditation Course.

    • Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
    • Meditating with the Body
    • Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Kum Nye
    • Introduction to the Nervous System with a Focus on the Autonomic Nervous system
    • Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Somatic Movement

Module Two May 22–24

HANNA SOMATICS 

    • Hanna Somatics – the Practices
    • The Language of Somatics
    • The Musculo-Skeletal System
    • Applied Anatomy – the Skeleton and Muscles of the Lower Body
    • Experiential Anatomy

Module Three June 5–7

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES OF HEALING

NOTE: This is a foundation Module with the Meditation Course.

    • Patanjali’s Sutras – the Yamas and Niyamas
    • Brahma Viharas – Loving Kindness, Compassion, Sympathetic Joy and Equanimity
    • Somatic Visualisation
    • Neurophysiology thought and research
    • Damasio’s Theory of the Mind-Body relationship
    • Approaches to Trauma, Addiction, Stress, Anxiety
    • Introduction to Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and for our Clients

Module Four July 3–5

ANAT BANIEL AND NEURO MOVEMENT

    • Anat Baniel and Neuro Movement. The practices.
    • Applied Anatomy – Muscles of the Upper Body
    • The Respiratory System
    • Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and for our Clients

Module Five July 31–Aug 2

OTHER SOMATIC APPROACHES

    • Feldenkrais – Father of the Somatic Movement
    • Contribution to Somatics by other teachers
    • Somatics and Yoga – a Somatic approach to the Psoas
    • The Digestive and Cardiovascular systems
    • Teaching Practicums
    • A Toolkit for Ourselves and for our Clients

Module Six Aug 28–30

BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER

    • Revision
    • Creating Programs combining  Meditation, Kum Nye, Philosophy and Somatics
    • Somatics for Specific Needs
    • Teaching Practicums and Workshopping

Registration for Teacher Training and Professional Development 2020

All Modules are 3-Day Weekends

All Modules are led by Dyana Wells with assistance from the faculty of Open Ground School of Meditation and Somatic Enquiry

In Raglan, Waikato, New Zealand

Non-residential

Meditation & Mindfulness
Six 3-Day Weekend Modules
8:00am–4:30pm
Friday / Saturday / Sunday
April 24–26 | May 8–10 | June 5–7
June 19–21 | July 17–19 | August 14–16
Somatics Movement
Six 3-Day Weekend Modules
8:00am–4:30pm
Friday / Saturday / Sunday
April 24–26 | May 22–24 | June 5–7
July 3–5 | July 31–August 2 | August 28–30

Early Bird Pricing

You can select any Module from either list.

Each Module can be taken alone, or in a selection with any other module(s).

The Early Bird individual price per module is $350.

You can select any 6 modules for a 10% discount: $1,890 and save $210.

You can select any 10 modules for a 15% discount: $3,150 and save $350.

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