What are the steps required to attend the Primordial Sound Meditation certification program?
There are various steps to be completed before attending the certification program. A detailed list of the required items is available in the Process Section.
When will I receive the Home Study Kit?
The Home Study Kit will be shipped to you following completion of one of the prerequisites and after the enrollment process is completed. A one page essay on why you would like to become certified must be submitted along with the completed application package.
How long will it take to become certified?
All participants will have 18 months to complete the program after receiving the Primordial Sound Meditation Home Study Kit. A certificate will be given after full completion of all requirements for graduation is fulfilled.
What happens at the 7-day certification program?
This component of the training program includes daily group meditations with practice of the sutra technique, daily yoga classes, lectures, group study, individual presentations, testing, marketing suggestions, and Chopra Center instructor policies. Participants will also develop expertise in facilitating the Primordial Sound Meditation course.
What does it mean to be a Primordial Sound Meditation certified instructor?
The Primordial Sound Meditation certification allows instructors to teach Primordial Sound Meditation anywhere in the world, the most powerful tool we have for direct contact with spirit and rediscovering our unique essential nature. There are suggested prices for your classes and you are required to provide your students with teaching materials purchased from the Chopra Center.
What is my relationship with the Chopra Center once I become certified?
As a certified instructor, your relationship to the Chopra Center will be that of an independent contractor. You will be able to set up, market, and teach courses in a manner and frequency that suits your schedule (subject to a few basic guidelines).
What kind of support will the Chopra Center provide?
The Chopra Center will provide a representative to assist you during your certification process and after you become certified. The Chopra Center will also provide marketing materials and support you in promoting your classes in addition to listing you on the instructor referral pages on our website. In addition, the Chopra Center provides a monthly web conference and a monthly newsletter to help you stay connected.
Are any discounts available to me once I am a certified instructor?
Yes. You will receive discounts on certifications, programs, events, retail products, spa treatments, and so on.
Does the Chopra Center offer teacher incentives?
Certified instructors receive commissions for referring their students for enrollment in Chopra Center programs as well as an assigned representative to assist them with this process.
What is required for Continuing Education?