teacher training

Mud and Lotus specialise
in mindfulness
for educators, parents and
health care professionals.

All programmes have been designed to work in a wide breadth of settings from mainstream classrooms to specialist schools, exclusion and nurture units, groups such as ‘young carers’ as well as one to one tutoring

testimonials

“I found the Teacher Training course brilliant, it was well thought out and so well delivered.”

Secondary Teacher

“The resources are excellent.”

Primary Teacher

“It is, without a doubt, the best CPD I have had in many years.”

Secondary Teacher

“The wealth of knowledge, passion and understanding made it easy to digest and take on board…”

Secondary Teacher

“Excellent programme. Have loved the 3 days training.”

Secondary Teacher

“I have thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the course.”

“The content is perfect and totally relevant to secondary pupils.”

Secondary Teacher

“Have absolutely loved these 3 days. An excellent training experience and it is
evident that an incredible amount of time, effort and dedication has gone into
producing the course structure and content and it has ALL been worthwhile.”

Secondary Teacher

“My concern was breaking down mindfulness and ‘pitching’ it to students to ‘hook’
them in. The way the course has been designed and delivered has totally allayed
these fears. Thank you.”

Secondary Teacher

“It was outstanding. A supportive and encompassing atmosphere was fostered early
on, allowing for every session to be useful.”

Secondary Teacher

“A wonderful experience personally and professionally.”

Secondary Teacher

“I think it is all very relevant for our students. Thank you for all your help. Loved it. Thank you.”

Secondary Teacher

“This has been a fantastic course and it has changed the way I live my life. Thank you.”

Primary Teacher

“I like that there are a range of options in the material so I can tailor the activities to
each class/group I work with.”

Secondary Teacher

“Good group of activities of different styles to maintain engagement.”

Primary Teacher

“I have found the training engaging and very interesting. All the support has been
extremely valuable.”

Secondary Teacher

“Definitely would recommend this to other schools.”

Primary Teacher

“A very enjoyable course that has continued to re-fire my passion.”

“A big thank you. Really well put together by enthusiastic and experienced
professionals passionate about this.”

Secondary Teacher

“Thanks for the last 3 days. This is such an opportunity.”

Primary Teacher

“Thoroughly enjoyed all the training. Huge thanks for all the help and support.”

Primary Teacher

“It was so enjoyable and interesting. Thank you. I can also see why you need to
practice to be able to teach.”

Secondary Teacher

“Good range of fun and insightful activities.”

Primary Teacher

“It was excellent. Thank you so much.”

Secondary Teacher

“Great activities that embed the learning of each theme in exciting ways. Content of
the course is really well targeted at that age in terms of activities and clips etc.”

Primary Teacher

“A wonderful experience which has inspired me to get out there and teach it.”

Primary Teacher

“It was brilliant and delivered fantastically well.”

Secondary Teacher

“Fantastic, informative and engaging three days. I now feel empowered to start teaching my pupils mindfulness. Exciting!”

Primary Teacher

“Wow, what an opportunity! Thank you so much and I can’t wait to offer this to the children”

Primary Teacher

“Thank you for giving us this incredible opportunity. I feel like every person working in school should have this experience. It has not only improved my way of life but I am sure it will benefit the children in my school.”

Primary Teacher

“I have enjoyed all aspects of the mindfulness training. It has definitely changed my life and I hope to inspire children”

Primary Teacher

“Jill is such a calming person who is very passionate about her work. This course was fantastic, well organised with relevant materials. Looking forward to delivering it in school”

Primary Teacher

“This is a fantastic course and I am very much looking forward to implementing it throughout school”

Primary Teacher

“Jill has put heart and soul into this. She lives and breathes mindfulness and through that, we, her students, have gained a new perspective in life - one that we can now share with the next generation of children. Thank you.”

Primary Teacher

“This is a wonderful way to live your life and if I can help others by teaching mindfulness then I feel I have achieved something to make a difference. Jill is very caring and delivers the course without pressures or judgements and is so knowledgeable. I feel a better human being.”

Primary Teacher

“Thank you for a wonderful 3 days full of fun, learning and support. I am looking forward to teaching my first group and further understand the importance of continuing my practice and living mindfully in order to do this.”

Primary Teacher

“I have really enjoyed the Know Your Mind Teacher Training and now feel confident and excited to begin the journey with the children.”

Primary Teacher

“An informative and inspiring course”

Primary Teacher

“Nothing is a problem for Jill. It was great to work with someone so passionate about her subject with such knowledge. Thank you.”

Primary Teacher

“Know Your Mind has been a life changing experience. It leaves me a better person in all ways.”

Primary Teacher

“I feel this course has had a great impact on me personally, not only as a teacher. I feel very grateful for this! I have learned so many skills to support my own stress management and anxieties. Thank you.”

Primary Teacher

For mindfulness to become an integral part of the curriculum and accessible to all, skilled and carefully trained professionals are required

Becoming a Know Your Mind Teacher is a long term commitment. Only those who live mindfully are eligible to train to teach.
Please get in touch for course training dates.

The Teacher Training pathway:
  • An MBSR or Know Your Mind Adult Course
  • Regular home practice for a minimum of 6 months
  • ‘Know Your Mind’ 3 day Teacher Training Certification
  • Follow On Training (CPD training)
  • Additional tailored workshop training
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Mud and Lotus also deliver workshops to
encourage understanding and support within
your school or organisation.
The sharing of experience as well as planning
for the long term implentation can be invaluable

We value our long-term relations with all our teachers enabling us to maintain the highest standards required for the delivery of the programmes and to ensure we continue to provide the right support and materials that make a difference to lives.

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