With the growing awareness of the benefits of mindfulness there is a developing interest in what is required of a mindfulness teacher.
To become qualified as a mindfulness teacher takes a minimum of two years postgraduate training. In the UK courses are available at The Centre for Mindfulness at Bangor University and Oxford Mindfulness Centre. Courses are also available through the Mindfulness Network.
These centres have come together and have developed UK teacher guidelines, and if you are interested in becoming a qualified mindfulness teacher we recommend that you have a look at these. UK Mindfulness Based Teachers Guidelines