Most programs are currently offered Live Online, with a few in-person programs offered this Fall.
Fall registration opens August 1st. Only some programs listed below. Full Fall schedule listed here.

Seattle: Upcoming Area Classes and Retreats

    • 1 Jan 2022
    • (PST)
    • 1 Jan 2024
    • (PST)
    • Puget Sound area plus distance learning
    • 12

    Apply for the 2022-24 cohort of the Mindfulness Northwest Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Teacher Training (MBSR-TT) starting January 2022. Applications accepted through December 1, 2021. 

    For program details and prerequisites please see our MBSR Teacher Training page. Look for fundamental training in teaching mindfulness? You may want to look at the Mindfulness Teacher Training (MTTP) program.

    Please note that this is an application, not a registration form. We will be selecting a maximum of 10 participants for this cohort.

    Key selection criteria:

    * Significant training in leading mindfulness or similar contemplative practices

    * Ongoing personal mindfulness meditation practice

    * Applicable situation / plan for teaching mindfulness

    * Cohort diversity of backgrounds

    * Flexible, independent, learner

    * Team-oriented, "we first," orientation

    The MBSR-TT is a significant commitment of time, energy, and funds. We are excited to be offering this intensive training and encourage you to review all materials before applying.

    You are also invited to write to Senior instructor, and Mindfulness Northwest MBSR-TT Program Director, Karen Schwisow (, if you have any questions about the program.

    The application process includes a brief interview. After receiving your application we will contact you about an in-person or video interview using the Zoom platform.

    Application Process:

    1) Fill out the application (click Register to begin).  Application due date Dec 1

    2) Ask a mentor, teacher, or colleague to send a letter of recommendation to - please ask your reference to help us understand why this teacher training program is a good fit for you at this time. [This step can be waived if you completed our Mindfulness Teacher Training Program (MTTP).]

    3) Upon receipt of application and letter of recommendation we will contact you to schedule an applicant interview.

    4) If you are selected for this year's cohort we will let you know and request that you finalize your enrollment by making a $500 tuition deposit.

    Note that we recommend writing your statements in a Word document and copy-pasting them into the application to ensure you don't lose your work as this is a web form and there is no Save feature until you complete the entire application.

       Begin the Application

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