Only certified TM teachers can provide instruction in the authentic Transcendental Meditation technique.
In the U.S., the certification of TM teachers is available exclusively from Maharishi Foundation USA, a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization. Certified TM teachers have successfully completed an intensive 5-month in-residence Teacher Training Course, and they maintain their certification through ongoing professional courses for TM teachers.
Michael Glaza is the director of the Transcendental Meditation program in Palm Beach and Martin Counties. He has been practicing the TM technique for over 40 years, and has been a TM teacher for 38 years. He holds a B.S. in Physics and an M.A. in Philosophy from Villanova University, which he attended on a basketball scholarship. Michael spent many years as a management and communications consultant in the technology and financial service industries, before returning to full-time teaching of the TM program a few years ago. He has taught the TM program in Vermont, Delaware, Connecticut, Manhattan, and Florida.