Credentialing & Certification

Our programs provide the required education, class hours, and Mentor Coaching hours to apply for credentialing as an Associate or Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Our programs are self-paced. Courses are taken a la carte, in a step-by-step process, building up to meet program requirements. You can create a schedule that works with your life. Tuition payment is spread out over your enrollment, and most courses offer the option to pay in two or three installments.

Coaching is both structured and adaptable in nature. We wanted to reflect this in our programs! Courses begin on a quarterly basis. Please see our Academic Calendar for the upcoming schedule.

All courses:
• Are ICF Approved Coach Specific Training Hours
• Offer ICF Core Competency CCEs
• Are Live, Interactive & Web-based via Zoom – call in or join via Internet with video from anywhere in the world.

Many courses offer Counseling CEUs and The Dynamic Trio offers EMDRIA CEUs.

Explore the program outlines below and please call +1 (505) 906-6700 or email Info@MindfulnessCoachingSchool.com with questions.


ICF Credentialing Programs

These programs give you the required education, class hours, and Mentor Coaching hours to apply for credentialing as an Associate Certified Coach or Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation.


ICF ACC – Associate Certified Coach

60 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Required Courses – 60 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

In addition to above course and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

In order to achieve ACC credentialing through ICF, applicants must also complete 100 logged hours of practice coaching, apply through ICF for credentialing, and complete ICF’s Coach Knowledge Assessment. Please visit ICF’s website for details.

Tuition: $4,630.00 total
Includes 60 class hours and 10 Mentor Coaching Hours


ICF PCC – Professional Certified Coach

125 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Completing the PCC requirements also fulfills the 101 class hours required to become a Certified Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach through Mindfulness Coaching School.

Required Courses – 60 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
• Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

Electives – 65 class hours 
You at Your Best: Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
Growing The Business: Leadership Skills to Thrive – 12 hours
Where Mind Goes, Qi Goes: Somatic Coaching with Qigong – 5 hours
Body Electric – 12 hours
Mindful Eating: Mindful Life – 12 hours

In addition to above class and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

In order to achieve PCC credentialing through ICF, applicants must also complete 500 logged hours of practice coaching, apply through ICF for credentialing, and complete ICF’s Coach Knowledge Assessment. Please visit ICF’s website for details.

Tuition: $8,355.00 total
Includes 125 class hours and 10 hours Mentor Coaching


Mindfulness Coaching School Certification

Integrate mindfulness, wellness and somatic wisdom into your life; so you can walk the talk and coach others to do the same. This certification is offered exclusively through Mindfulness Coaching School.

Completing the requirements for the Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach certification also fulfills the 60 class hours and 10 Mentor Coaching Hours required for ICF ACC, and goes toward the 125 class hours required for ICF PCC.

ICF ACC credentialing is built into and required for this certification.


Certified Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coach

101 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching

Required Courses – 84 class hours + 10 hours Mentor Coaching
S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are* – 24 hours
Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set* – 12 hours
Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth* – 12 hours
The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge* – 12 hours
• You at Your Best: Mindfulness, Wellness & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
Mindful Eating: Mindful Life – 12 hours
• Mentor Coaching – 10 hours (seven group and three individual hours with ICF Registered Mentor Coach Ann-Marie McKelvey)

Electives – 17 class hours
Where Mind Goes, Qi Goes: Somatic Coaching with Qigong – 5 hours
The Dynamic Trio: EMDR, Positive Psychology & Somatic Coaching – 12 hours
Growing The Business: Leadership Skills to Thrive – 12 hours
Body Electric – 12 hours

In addition to the above course and Mentor Coaching hours, additional costs may include:
• Fees associated with ICF’s credentialing process
• Books and materials for classes
• Personal coaching sessions

In order to achieve ACC credentialing through ICF, applicants must also complete 100 logged hours of practice coaching, apply through ICF for credentialing, and complete ICF’s Coach Knowledge Assessment. Please visit ICF’s website for details.

Tuition: $7,005.00 total
Includes 101 class hours and 10 hours Mentor Coaching


*Denotes the four, core required classes for any level of credentialing through Mindfulness Coaching School.

As of March 1, 2017, to receive any level of credentialing or certification through Mindfulness Coaching School, all students are required to take:
(1) Skillful Means: The Coaching Skill Set
(2) S-T-R-E-T-C-H! Becoming the Incredible Coach You Truly Are
(3) Right Speech: Listening Deeply, Speaking Truth
(4) The Art of Engaged Mindfulness: Settling the Mind for Intuition to Emerge