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Openground Gravel Path With Setting Sun

Megan Layton

BASW (Monash) , BA (ANU), Cert IV Training & Assessment, Yoga Teacher (YA)
Megan is the Director of Simply Mindful, an experienced MBSR teacher, Yoga and Meditation teacher and Mental Health Social Worker. She has been teaching MBSR to the general public for 9 years and is a long-time practitioner and teacher of Yoga and Meditation. She trained with Openground in 2011 and undertook the Teacher Development Intensive with Bob Stahl and Florence Meleo-Meyer from the Centre for Mindfulness (USA) in 2012. She maintains her enthusiasm for learning and teaching, regularly undertaking long meditation retreats and further training.

Megan is also a mental health social worker providing therapy, somatic movement therapy and tailored mindfulness based approaches. She has spent 20 years working in mental health, in particular with trauma survivors and has extensive cross-cultural experience. She has worked in leadership and management roles in both local and national NGOs and has also worked in research, community development and training. She is a warm, skilled and insightful facilitator, passionate about the potential mindfulness has to help people and organisations thrive. She is also a parent of two delightful teenagers, outdoors and cycling enthusi at.
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Registered teachers have taught at least three rounds of the program and have completed basic requirements of the Level I and Level II MTI training pathway, but are not yet certified.

Certified teachers are given certification when they have taught many rounds of the course, attended several silent retreats and their teaching has been rigorously assessed using video/audio submissions.