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Full 12-month Course
October 2023 - October 2024
Module 1. October 2023 - March 2024.
Module 2. April 2024 - October 2024.

Five Primary Areas of Development.

Throughout the 12 months, participants will develop 5 areas of interpersonal skills which can be applied to the 12 monthly themes.


Tools/Practices for daily life issues




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Course Structure.

The MTTC is a 12-month course split into two modules each lasting 6 months. You can attend the 12-month course or the first six-month module for personal mindfulness training. The course is mostly  held online with opportunity for in person group meetings.

Teachings take place one weekend per month with three sessions on a Saturday and two sessions on a Sunday. Sessions last 1 hr and 15 minutes.  Small group meetings will take place once a fortnight at an agreed time with your group

During Months 2 and 9 (November 2023 and May 2024), the group will be split into three (Groups A,B & C). You will have the option to attend...


  • Group A: 4 days of residential teachings (45 minutes on train from Dusseldorf, Germany*)


  • Group B: 4 days of non-residential teachings (Letchworth, 40 mins north of London by direct train) UK*)


  • Group C: 4 days of online teachings, in November or May.

Scroll down to Module and Module 2 to see monthly dates including residential in Germany, non residential in UK and online for those unable to attend in Germany or UK.

Please Note: It is not compulsory to attend a the location based teachings (near Dusseldorf / near London etc.) If you wish to complete the course 100% online you can request to join Group C and do so.

All sessions are recorded. Small group meetings of participants are in German or English. Summaries of monthly teachings are in English with German translation.

Self-directed study and portfolio

Monthly reflections homework: You will also be required to submit a portfolio of your reflections/work for those attending the 12 month course.

Practical experience: You will be required to deliver a 6-week mindfulness course to friends/family as part of the course requirements in the closing period of Module 2 or weeks after.

You will only gain the teacher certificate if you complete the full 12-month course.


If you have previously attended the MTTC and would like to refresh your skills, you are welcome to join us for Module 2 only.

*There are additional charges for those who choses group A or B to cover the costs of hiring the centres and places are limited each. Please specify at booking your option choice. There may be the opportunity to change your option later depending on availability at the two centres.

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Participants in the training explore and develop a different aspect of mindfulness every month, along with ongoing basic teachings and practices.

Module 1.

Suitable for those wishing to gain immense support to their daily life.
October 2023 - March 2024.

Month 1.

Introduction. Mindfulness of Stress.

Month 4.

Mindfulness of Feelings and Emotions.

Month 2.

Mindfulness of Daily Practice.

Month 5.

Mindfulness to Develop the Heart-Mind.

Month 3.

Mindfulness of the Body.

Month 6.

Mindfulness of Experiences, Practices. Insights. Summary.

Module 2.

Covers further mindfulness training along with development of skills to become a mindfulness teacher.
April 2024 - October 2024

Month 7.

Mindfulness of a Healthy Lifestyle.

Month 10.

Mindfulness of Wellbeing, Oneself and Others.

Month 8.

Mindfulness of Communication.

Month 11.

Mindfulness of the Role of Facilitation.

Month 9.

Mindfulness of Being an Agent of Change and Spirituality.

Month 12.

Mindfulness of Teaching Mindfulness. Summary.


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CET (Central Europe Time)
Participants are required to attend all 5 sessions each month, recordings of sessions will be made available.

Saturdays 9am, 12pm & 5pm

Sundays 9am & 5pm

All sessions run for 1 hour and 15 minutes.​

Module 1

  • October 14th & 15th 2023

  • November 4th & 5th 2023

  • Group B. Non-Residential. Letchworth, north of London, UK. From 9 am, 18th - 19.00. 21st November 2023.

  • Group A, Residential. near Dusseldorf, Germany Wednesday from 18.00 22nd - 13.00 Sunday 26 November 2023.

  • December 1st-3rd 2023  (Group C ,Online Teachings)

  • Dec 9th & 10th 2023

  • Jan 13th & 14th 2024

  • Feb 10th & 11th 2024

  • March 16th & 17th 2024

Module 2

  • April 13th & 14th 2024

  • Group A, Residential. near Dusseldorf, Germany Wednesday from 18.00 pm 3rd - 13.00 Sunday 7 May 2024.

  • Group B. Non-Residential. Letchworth, north of London, UK. From Thursday 9 am, 16th - to 19.00, Sunday 19th May 2024.

  • May 11th & 12th 2024

  • May 23rd - 25th (Group C, Online Teachings)

  • June 22nd & 23rd 2024

  • July 13th & 14th 2024

  • August 10th & 11th 2024

  • September 14th  & 15th 2024

  • October 5th and 6th 2024. Closing Session.

Group A: Dusseldorf, Germany

Pauenhof Meditation Zentrum

Pauenhof Meditation Zentrum

Pauenhof e.V.
Pauendyck 1
D - 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb (40 minutes from Düsseldorf)

Nearest Station: Geldorn

Cost: €38-68 Euros per night to cover accommodation and all food.

Pauenhof Centre takes care of all details/requests - registration, payment, room, food etc.

Please email: when you have paid. Places for 30 participants.

Group B: Letchworth, UK

The Wise Lotus

The Wise Lotus Centre 
9 Howard Park Corner, Letchworth Garden City,

SG6 1PQ, United Kingdom 

Nearest Station: Letchworth (30 minutes from Kings Cross, London.)  

Cost: £40 venue hire fee for the four days, food and accommodation not included. We will be happy to provide a list of suitable accommodation in the area.

Other Retreats & Courses.

Other Retreats

MTTC trainees may wish to join one of Christopher’s four residential retreats in
Germany. Retreats take place in late April in Walhdaus Zentrum, near Andernach,
Seminarhaus Engl, 60 minutes from Munich in late July and two retreats in October
again at the Waldhaus.

There are also online courses. Retreats and online courses develop mindfulness,
depths of meditation and wise responses to daily life situations.

You are not obliged to attend any of these retreats or online teachings but they can
deepen the practice.

Here is the link to Teachings in 2023

There may be additions to schedule during the year.

Thank you.

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