Updated January 2017
Plum Village Mindfulness Academy, The Plum Village Hong Kong Foundation, offers a one-year Mindfulness Teachers’ Training Program. The contents of the training program are from the mindfulness teachings and practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh and Plum Village. After completion of the training program, participants will be able to apply mindfulness into daily life, to cultivate peace and happiness and to transform pain and suffering, and to follow guidelines for healthy and compassionate living, for themselves and for societies. They will be able to apply the mindfulness teachings and practices into their professions and be able to facilitate mindfulness activities for those in need. Participants will be given “Certificate of Attendance” after completion of the program.
The program is offered once every two years. The first training program is from August 2014 to July 2015 and was started with the 5-day retreat August 13-17, 2014 and will end on August 1, 2015. A commencement ceremony for the Class of 2015 was held in the 1st Asia-Pacific Mindfulness Teachers Conference Retreat August 12-16, 2015.
The second MTeachers Training Program will be offered during the period of August 2017 - July 2018. The 2nd Asia-Pacifi Mindfulness Teachers Conference Retreat will be held in August 2018.