Online Teacher Certification Trainings

May 10-14, 2021

1 – 6pm IST (Irish Standard Time)/
8am – 1pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

Registration Deadline: April 26, 2021

June 15-18, 2021

10am – 6:30pm EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time)

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2021

Sept 2-Oct 7, 2021

7 – 11pm SGT (Singapore Time)/
7 – 11am EDT (Eastern Daylight Time)

Registration Deadline: Aug 26, 2021

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You must first apply and be accepted to the teacher certification program to register for a workshop.
Scholarships available after you’ve submitted your application.

You must apply 2 weeks prior to training start date.
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Join us online for a unique teacher training experience!

Our fully online Koru Teacher Certification workshop will be an amazing opportunity for mindfulness practitioners from around the world to come together and train to be certified Koru Teachers.

We have created an online program that prioritizes the high value we place on creating community and connection, and will fully prepare you to begin teaching Koru as soon as the training is complete. This training will provide the same high-level of training folks have come to expect from our in-person trainings.

We know there is a huge need for programming to help young adults regain their balance after the shared, cultural trauma from the past year.

We want you to be ready to meet this need by teaching Koru Mindfulness to the young adults you serve. We look forward to meeting you online! Get started by downloading the application today.

“This is hands-down the best training experience I have ever had, for mindfulness or anything else.”
Jennifer Price, Georgetown College, May 2020 Online Training
“This training was far more helpful than other online trainings that I have completed.”
Jessica Perry, Case Western Reserve University, May 2020 Online Training

Koru Online Training: How it works and what to expect

In our time together during the training, we will help you integrate and expand the knowledge you gain from reviewing our training materials in advance. At the end of the training, we hope you will feel fully part of the community of Koru teachers and prepared to begin teaching Koru.

Before the training starts

Your advance reading assignment includes 4 books integral to the Koru curriculum. These books are available as e-books. You may be able to get them from your local or university library.

  1. Mindfulness for the Next Generation by Rogers and Maytan, Oxford Press.
  2. The Mindful Twenty-Something by Holly Rogers, New Harbinger.
  3. Real Happiness By Sharon Salzberg, Workman Publishing Company.
  4. Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness by David A. Treleaven,W. W. Norton & Company.

During the training

We will work together for several hours each day, mostly in small discussion groups to:

  • Discuss and expand your learning from the readings and videos you have reviewed.
  • Play with the Koru mobile app and teacher dashboard.
  • Learn and practice teaching the Koru skills and meditations.
  • Experience the Koru Retreat, a 4-hour meditation experience.

All materials for the training are on the learning platform, Canvas. You will receive information on how to access these materials on Canvas prior to the workshop start date (usually 1 or 2 weeks before start date).

Completion Requirements

  • Review the provided course material, including watching videos and completing the required readings.
  • Successfully complete all of the module quizzes.
  • Attend all of the online live sessions and participate actively in your learning groups.

Platforms

Our online training will use Zoom and Canvas to combine recorded videos, webinars, and small group conferencing to provide you a robust experience that matches our in-person workshop.

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Apply 2 weeks prior to training start date.

Different formats, identical content

5 Day Schedule*

Days 1-5
1pm – 6pm IST
(Irish Standard Time)/
8am – 1pm EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time)

 

6 Week Schedule*

Thursdays
7pm – 11pm SGT
(Singapore Time)/
7am – 11am EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time)

 

3 ½ Day Schedule*

Day 1
2pm – 6pm EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time)

Days 2 – 4
10:00am – 6:30pm EDT
(Eastern Daylight Time)

*This is a tentative schedule. The official schedule will be e-mailed to registrants closer to date.

“The workshop was deeply instructive, powerful and insightful. It was all that I expected and more.”

Roxanne StoehrRoxanne Stoehr, Southeastern Louisiana University, In-person Training