Primordial Sound Meditation Certification

Primordial Sound Meditation Certification

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Overview

 

Overview

 

What Is Primordial Sound Meditation ~
Ancient Wisdom Brought to the Modern World
Primordial Sound Meditation is a time-tested meditation technique dating back thousands of years to the ancient Vedic traditions of India. Drs. Chopra and Simon have revived this ancient process and made it available in a format that can be easily learned by everyone. The essential aspects of these timeless teachings have been maintained in their pure, original form, ensuring consistent physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits.

What is the Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program ~
A Path to Transform Yourself, Teach Others, and Impact the World
It has been said that if you truly want to learn something, learn to teach it. The Primordial Sound Meditation certification program will simultaneously raise your practice to a higher level, while giving you confidence to share this profound technique with others. Numerous scientific studies have found that regular practice of meditation offers immense benefits for your physical well-being, your emotional health, and your spiritual connection.

What To Expect ~
Deep Immersion and a Powerful Learning Process
This instructor certification program is an intensive immersion into the ancient teachings of meditation as translated by Drs. Chopra and Simon. This path starts with the Seduction of Spirit meditation and yoga retreat – and exploring mind-body healing at the Journey into Healing workshop. Your personal practice continues to deepen with regular connection through webinars and teleconferences and a powerful home study process that you can complete anywhere in the world. The training culminates in an interactive certification week at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California.

What You Will Learn ~
Profound Knowledge Balanced with Practical Skill Building
During the Primordial Sound Meditation certification program, each participant will learn the history of meditation, mantra techniques, personal instruction procedures, practical aspects of meditation, higher states of consciousness, and turn-key methods of facilitating group meditations. The certification week of the program will provide nurturing practice and instruction in public speaking while teaching you skills to truly own this timeless body of knowledge.

What You’ll Be Able to Do ~
Become a Certified Teacher, Receive Ongoing Support, and Be Part of a Global Network
As a certified Primordial Sound Meditation instructor, you will be able to set up, market, and teach classes in a manner and frequency that works with your schedule (subject to a few basic guidelines). Chopra Center University will provide ongoing support through teleconferences, webinars, newsletters, and access to our international referral service. In addition, certified instructors receive substantial discounts on all Chopra Center events, workshops, programs, and products.

Upon completion of the program, you will be qualified to teach Primordial Sound Meditation anywhere in the world. You will become part of our worldwide network of educators and receive ongoing support.

Process

Primordial Sound Meditation Teacher Training Process

 

To qualify for the Primordial Sound Meditation certification program, the following steps must be completed:

  1. Enroll: Complete, sign, and submit the application forms. A one-page essay on why you would like to become certified must accompany the application.
  2. Daily practice (two times a day) of Primordial Sound Meditation learned in your community or at a Chopra Center event.
  3. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Seduction of Spirit meditation retreat as a participant.
  4. Enroll in, attend, and complete the Journey into Healing workshop as a participant.
  5. Complete the Primordial Sound Meditation home study process. Estimated time of concentrated study is approximately 75 hours. The Home Study kit will be shipped to you following completion of one of the prerequisites and after the enrollment process is completed.
  6. Complete a telephone interview with Chopra Center staff.
  7. Pass the at-home, online, open book pre-tests. These pre-tests must be completed and passed 30 days before the start of the scheduled Primordial Sound Meditationcertification program.
  8. Pass the oral pre-test. This test must be completed and passed 15 days before the start of the scheduled Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  9. Participate in required Teachers Path conferences by phone or web in preparation for thePrimordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  10. Participants have 18 months after acceptance to complete the course Primordial Sound Meditation certification program.
  11. In order to maintain your certification, you are required to attend one of the following events every two years: Seduction of SpiritSeduction of SilenceJourney into Healing, and Perfect Health program. Discounts are available.

Click here to download the application package.

Click here to download the program syllabus and a sample schedule.

Dates

June 23-29, 2015
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Carlsbad, CA

Enrollment deadline: March 23, 2015
Enrollment close dates are subject to change

October 12-18, 2015
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Carlsbad, CA

Enrollment deadline: July 12, 2015
Enrollment close dates are subject to change

Testimonials

Testimonials

 

"Your personal primordial sound mantra is your own inner link to the universal mind and to your own deeper Self-awareness. This profound meditation teacher training program allows you to access that dynamic sound current in yourself and also shows you how to help awaken it in others. Such seed mantras are among the most powerful tools of developing both healing prana and higher consciousness.” –Vamadeva Shastri (David Frawley)

"This was one of the most incredible experiences in my life – profound – so inspired.  I was totally present and immersed. Beyond grateful!” –Janet, Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Participant

"All the lectures were really inspiring. Group practice very uplifting . . . I really grew a lot and renewed my passion and enthusiasm, deeply reminding me why I wanted to teach meditation in the first place." –Maggie, Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Participant

"I’m so grateful for what you have done for me. Learning meditation has been so powerful. Thank you!" –Robert, Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Participant

"I loved it and I feel so incredible to finally understand so much of these teachings." –Linda, Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Participant

"This was the most important course – it brings you back to center with the foundation for every other." –Ann, Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Participant

FAQ

Primordial Sound Meditation - FAQ

 

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?

In order to maintain your certification, you are required to attend one of the following events every two years: Seduction of SpiritSeduction of SilenceJourney into Healing, or Perfect Health Program. Discounts are available.

Dates

June 23-29, 2015

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Carlsbad, CA
Enrollment Deadline: March 23, 2015
Enrollment close dates are subject to change

October 12-18, 2015
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
Carlsbad, CA
Enrollment Deadline: July 12, 2015
Enrollment close dates are subject to change

CCU Pricing

Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program Package

Includes Seduction of SpiritJourney into Healing, certification week, and home study kit.Primordial Sound Meditation Certification Program components may also be purchased separately.
CCU Pricing: $7,425
$9,525 standard price

 

Primordial Sound Meditation Home Study Kit and Certification

Includes certification and home study kit only. Certification and home study kit must be purchased together. This offer is only available after attending Seduction of Spirit and Journey into HealingSeduction of Spirit and Journey into Healing are pre-requisites for thePrimordial Sound Meditation Certification Program.
CCU Pricing: $3,875
$4,175 standard price

 


 

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