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Dakini Meditative Meditation Teacher Training

September 2018 – June 2019

The Dakini Meditative Meditation Teacher Training is a 300-hour program that offers a comprehensive training in the practice of meditation, drawing from Tibetan Buddhist teachings as well as modern evidence-based research on meditation. Students will learn to deepen their own understanding and practice and learn to teach the practice of meditation to others in both one on one and group settings. The primary purpose of this training is to prepare students of meditation to become teachers of meditation.


  • History of Meditation
  • Science of Meditation
  • Applied Meditation
  • Preparing the Body for Meditation
  • Cultivating a Daily Meditation Practice
  • Uniting Wisdom and Compassion
  • Psychology of Mindfulness
  • Styles of Meditation
  • Giving Meditation Instruction
  • Developing Class Structure + Content
  • Teaching Skills
  • Leading Contemplations
  • Dialogues and Discussion Groups
  • Planning Solitary and Group Retreats


September – May; weekly classes; two weekend retreats in January and June at the Margaret Austin Center, one personal meditation retreat, a student teaching practicum, and two individual consultation sessions with Kelly scheduled at your convenience.

Monday Morning Meditation

Weekly meditation classes held on Monday mornings from 9-10:15am beginning September 10th. Classes will be hosted in person at Be Well in Austin, TX, or online via Mind Oasis.

Saturday Workshops

Monthly teacher training workshops will be held on Saturdays from 10am-4pm. Workshops will be hosted in person at Be Well in Austin, TX, or online via Mind Oasis. Workshop Dates

  • Saturdays at Be Well (or online via Mind Oasis) from 10am-4pm
  • September 8th
  • October 6th
  • November 3rd
  • December 1st
  • January 12th
  • February 9th
  • March 2nd
  • April 13th
  • May 11th

Weekend Retreats at Margaret Austin Center:

  • January 18 – 21
  • May 31 – June 3


  • 9 Saturday Teacher Training Workshops: 54 hours
  • 2 Weekend Retreats: 40 hours
  • 2 Individual Mentorship Sessions: 2 hours
  • Daily Meditation Practice Commitment: 120 hours (3 hours/week, 20 minute daily meditation + daily meditation journal)
  • Weekly Class: 40 hours
  • Student Teaching Practicum: 24 hours
  • Personal Retreat: 20 hours


Students must have a foundation of two years of meditation practice and must have attended at least one meditation retreat. Students must also have the intention to teach meditation to others.


$3500 – includes monthly workshops, weekly classes, individual mentorships sessions, and both residential retreats. Students can pay up front at the beginning of the training or make payments throughout the training.


  • 9 Monday Teacher Training Workshops $1200
  • 2 Weekend Retreats $1000
  • Weekly Classes $800
  • 2 Individual Mentorship Sessions $300
  • Manual+Materials $200


A Certificate of Completion of the Meditation Teacher Training will be offered to students upon completion of all the requirements of the program.


For more information, please contact Kelly Lindsey at 512-708-0108 or

To apply, please complete this application online by clicking the button below:

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