MBSR Facilitation Certificate

MindSpace is proud to collaborate with the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in order to provide teaching certifications for Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. In Canada, CMS is the leading provider in of professional training in mindfulness-based therapies.

The MBSR Facilitation Certificate is recognized by University of California at San Diego’s Mindfulness-Based Professional Training Institute and the facilitators meet the Good Practice Guidelines for facilitating Mindfulness-Based Interventions.


  • Daily mindfulness practice
  • Participated in an 8-week MBSR program
  • Participated in at least one 5-day silent retreat


Click here for the program outline and for information about costs.

For questions regarding pre-requisites and registration, please contact the Centre for Mindfulness Studies.


Mindfulness Core Concepts

The first module of the MBSR Facilitation Certificate Program, this one-day workshop will provide you with experiential introduction to the origins, principles, and practices of MBSR.


  • Date: Thursday, April 5th 2018
  • Time: 9:30am to 4:30pm
  • Location: MindSpace Studio (1310 Greene Avenue, #500, Westmount)
  • InstructorJoe Flanders
  • Fee: $335
  • Language: English
  • OPQ accredited (7 continuing education credits)
  • Register here


The Facilitation certificates are awarded upon completion of the associated program modules. A Level 2 (Advanced) certification is available with additional training and mentorship. It is recommended that the modules be completed in order, although exceptions are made occasionally.