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Mindfulness Training Feature Comparison

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                 MNDFL         Chopra Sura Flow Justin Michael Williams Sounds
School of Positive Transformation
          Frequency           Offered Monthly Offered 3x Annually Offered 1x Annually Offered 1x Annually Offered every 2 year On-Demand
Length 10 weeks 10 weeks 12 weeks 6 months 2 years No time limit
# of hours 75 hours (7-8 hours/week) 60 hours (5-6 hours/week) 300 hours not listed 5-6 hours/week 100 hours
Cost $2,497 $2,495 $5,877 $6,500 $7,700 $490
Live training component Weekly Live Sessions, Live Certification Retreat (2 weekends) Live Q&A Sessions Live Practice Sessions with Q&A Live Coaching, Weekend Intensives, Hybrid Retreat Monthly Cohort Meetups, 2 Live Weekend Events optional monthly live webinar
Community aspect Emphasized Optional Limited Included Included None
# of instructors >23 (Faculty, Guest Stars, Facilitators) 8 Teachers 1 Teacher 1 Teacher 2 Teachers, 19 Guest Faculty 1 Teacher
Curated for diversity explicit commitment to equity Not mentioned Not mentioned Not mentioned DEI mentioned Not mentioned
Scholarship transparency 20% of classes reserved for scholarships 75% scholarships allocated to marginalized identities Not mentioned Not mentioned Limited partial scholarships available Limited partial scholarships available Not mentioned
Prerequisites Choose-Your-Own-Path Model. Prerequisites included & built into different training paths Primordial Sound Meditation Enrichment Program. Must call & speak to Program Specialist to enroll Dedicated personal practice, or training experience in yoga, healing or meditation Not listed 6-night, residential, silent, mindfulness meditation retreat in the style of Insight or Vipassana (excluding Goenka) meditation. Letter of recommendation from meditation or spiritual teacher. None

Benefits Comparison

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                 MNDFL         Chopra Sura Flow Justin Michael Williams Sounds
School of Positive Transformation
Suitable for beginners
No agenda (i.e. not tied to a lineage)
Robust evaluation metrics
Provides meditation scripts
Continuing education credits
Has a choose your own path model
Direct coaching & mentorship
Science-based approach to program design
Program overseen by senior teachers