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Mindful Movement Instructor Training Level 1, LIVE Online, Interactive Academy of Mindful Movement

October 5, 2022, @ 12:00 pm - December 16, 2022, @ 2:00 pm HST

Oct 5 to Dec 16,   40 hour course

Now Accepting Applications! Contact: douglas@academyofmindfulmovement.com 

The Academy of Mindful Movement trains Instructors and Coaches from the athletic, performance, exercise, recreational and therapeutic worlds to teach their disciplines Mindfully.
Join experienced movement coaches and teachers from around the globe at the Academy of Mindful Movement for live, highly interactive Level 1 Training, and become an exceptional instructor! Gain public certification as a Mindful Movement Instructor of your safe and mindful teaching skill.
Mindful Movement enhances Self-awareness. Mindful Movement Instructors respect and protect the safety and health of the mover’s body. They teach their students/athletes/performers to pay attention to their body’s sensations and needs and to gear their movement practice accordingly. Mindful Movement Instructors teach with continuity of consciousness, rather than with scattered, haphazard lack of awareness. 
When we are doing Mindful Movement, we fully engage our consciousness. 
We tune into body sensations to take care of the body, and we are completely present, Here Now.


This training has been really a beautiful time to reflect on my past experiences with the “no pain no gain” mentality. I played ice hockey for 20+ years, all the way through the professional ranks and by age 16, I could barely get out of bed in the morning due to debilitating back issues stemming from mindless training. Body performance always took priority over body safety. This training has allowed me to reflect back upon those days and what I could have done differently if put in that situation again. Now, I feel empowered to go back into the world of hockey, only this time from a coach’s standpoint, and I look forward to putting body safety at the top of my players’ priority list.

Almost everything was new to me and I loved every moment. The balance of how the content was displayed was really AWEsome. It was just enough information to take in and process and not too much to get overwhelmed at.  -Mitchell Snider / Personal Training / Yoga

The format was more collaborative and joyful than I have  experienced online before,  so kudos for that.  Being in tune with our own body sensations has struck me the most. It’s made me realize that while… yes I am in tune with my body, I’m not always honoring or listening to it. I have to practice what I preach, even at this phase of life in small ways. I know I’m not alone in this, as the numbers for teachers getting burnt out or injury is high. I loved everything about playing this week, and it’s expanding my thoughts to include more of it in my classes! -Roxy Menzies / Yamuna®️ Gyrotonic®️ Pilates

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October 5, 2022, @ 12:00 pm HST
December 16, 2022, @ 2:00 pm HST
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