This Advanced Teacher Training is a fundamental and in-depth module essential in fully familiarising yourself with the Breathworks approach. You will cover key concepts and practices in more depth and practise how to teach mindfulness in different formats and contexts. The training is online and spread across 6 weeks.

Trainees learn to teach mindfulness on our Advanced Teacher Training

In this module, you will:

  • Learn how to deliver the content-rich Breathworks Mindfulness for Health and Mindfulness for Stress courses.
  • Become confident in drawing from the Breathworks approach for your own teaching.
  • Solidify your ability to lead a variety of meditations for stress, pain and illness.
  • Learn skills in teaching mindfulness concepts effectively.
  • Familiarise yourself with the practice of pacing to manage stress, burnout and long-term health conditions.
  • Learn how to lead and maximise the impact of Breathworks’ enactments.
  • Further your understanding of mindfulness and compassion and their applications.
  • Deepen your own personal practice and capacity to embody mindfulness in your teaching and life.
  • Learn to communicate and teach effectively and coherently for learners with different learning styles.
  • Learn how to adhere to good practice as a mindfulness teacher.
  • Gain confidence and frameworks for creating your own sessions, courses and teaching materials.
  • Be supported and taught by Breathworks’ expert trainers.
  • Learn in a lively, supportive group of fellow Breathworks trainees, enabling deep and rich peer learning. 

What's Included

  • Module overview and orientation information.
  • Videos, handouts and other resources.
  • Guidance for the reflective assignments that you'll be doing.
  • Additional learning resources and links.
  • Group reflective space where you will be able to share assignments, reflections and experiences with your fellow trainees and trainer during the module.
  • Expert guidance and tuition from Breathworks Senior Trainers.
  • A learning community of fellow trainees from around the world.

During the training you will

  • Take part in weekly live online sessions held on Zoom with your training group for 6 consecutive weeks (one session per week, with two sessions per week in the first and last week).
  • Complete self-study throughout the training.


Event Details 


This is an online course and will be hosted on Zoom and our online Community of Practice.


Start: Saturday, 4 May 2024

End: Saturday, 15 June 2024

Registration Deadline:

Saturday, 23 March 2024


  Session Date / Time



Saturday 4 May

10:00 - 16:00

Introductions and module content, exploring different modes for enquiry and time for extended practice
Week 1

Tuesday 7 May

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice with trainer input
Week 2

Tuesday 14 May

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice with trainer input
Week 3

Tuesday 21 May

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice, 'Turning Towards the Difficult'
Week 4

Tuesday 28 May

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice with trainer input
Week 5

Tuesday 4 June

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice, Mindful Movement
Week 6

Tuesday 11 June

18:00 - 20:30

Teaching, Meditation and Reflection practice with trainer input
Week 6

Saturday 15 June

10:00 - 16:00

Group Reflection, deepening enquiries, Mindful Movement

In the self-study element of this training event, trainees will review all the key meditations and concepts of the Breathworks courses, as well as reflecting on the BW 6-Stage Process, Pacing, Mindful Movement, the BW Code of Conduct & Good Practice Guidelines, Breathworks Teaching Competencies, and the use of poetry and personal stories in mindfulness teaching.

Your Trainer  

Fidelma Farley

This course will be led by experienced Breathworks teacher Fidelma Farley.

Fidelma Farley is a Breathworks Associate Trainer, mindfulness coach and mentor with a focus on compassion practice and creating a warm, friendly and supportive atmosphere to learn in.

Fidelma’s passion for teaching stems from her own experience of the way mindfulness enhanced and transformed her life. She hopes that she is able to pass the skills and knowledge that have helped her onto others wishing to enhance their quality of life.

She teaches mindfulness for those coping with stress, anxiety and health conditions including M.E, M.S and fibromyalgia. She also specialises in mindful eating and mindfulness in nature.

She lives in County Wicklow, Ireland with her partner and son and enjoys walking, reading and growing vegetables in her free time.


Individual Concession Organisation
Online £1100 £890 £1595



If you are taking this workshop as part of our Teacher Training Pathway, you can save on Stage Two modules (and receive options for payment plans) if you buy as part of our Stage Two Bundle. See pricing here. To purchase, please tick the corresponding box under Payment Information in your sign-up form.

Please note: to participate on this course we require you to complete a registration form that will appear on the next page.


Pricing Guidelines

Breathworks is a charitable organisation with a mission to make the benefits of mindfulness accessible to everyone. To help remove barriers for people in financial hardship, we offer concessionary, bursary and scholarship places on our trainings. We operate our booking system on the basis of self-assessment and trust. Please have a careful read of our eligibility guide below, and contact us if you have any further questions.

Concessionary Rate

Applies to individuals with an income of less than £22,000 a year (or less than £25,000 if you live in London). If your annual income is higher than this and would like to discuss your eligibility for a concessionary place for other reasons, please contact us at [email protected].

Bursary Places

A limited number of bursary places are reserved for individuals with significant barriers that limit them from affording the Concessionary Rate. As we want as many people as possible to benefit from Breathworks courses, we ask you to consider how much you are able to fund yourself. Subject to available funds, our charitable fund will cover the remainder of the course fee. To apply, please complete this form and click submit.

Organisation Rate

For organisations booking on behalf of their employees (cost is for one place).


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