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CZT 42-Certified Zentangle Teacher Training In Person

November 10 - November 13

$2325.00 – $2695.00

Join the worldwide Certified Zentangle Teacher community! We look forward to welcoming you to Newport, Rhode Island for an immersive Zentangle experience. We’ve been known to say that the only requirements to attend CZT training are passion and gratitude. While that sentiment has not changed, the depth of content of our program has. This is a seminar on HOW TO TEACH the Zentangle Method and is not a beginner’s class. A person who wishes to attend should be familiar with the Zentangle method and terminology and sufficient in speaking, reading and understanding the English language.

We know how exciting this decision is and we appreciate you taking your time reviewing the following information.

2024 Certified Zentangle Teacher Training At-a-Glance:

  • Presented by the founders of the Zentangle® Method, Rick Roberts, Maria Thomas, along with Molly Hollibaugh, Martha Huggins and their wonderful Zentangle staff.
  • A 3+ day program, taught in ENGLISH, is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the philosophies behind the Zentangle Method of drawing.
  • Includes 21 hours of live instruction.
  • NEW this year! Includes access to 18+ hours of additional recorded lessons exclusive to CZTs.
  • A curated supply kit, overflowing with top notch artist’s papers and tools and more, is provided.
  • Access granted to extensive CZT Resource Library, including in-depth CZT training notes, lesson plans, templates, tips and tutorials, other digital resources and more.
  • Education, guidance, and inspiration that gives you the knowledge and tools to begin a journey guiding and teaching others the Zentangle Method.
  • An experience that demonstrates the Zentangle culture and community.
  • Students will leave with all the knowledge they need to teach the Zentangle Method and the tools needed to convey the full Zentangle experience to others.
  • Continued support and inspiration from Zentangle Inc. and through our global CZT network.
  • Access to Special CZT only products Zentangle branded products at a discount.

A day in the Life at an In-Person CZT Seminar:


Your journey truly begins when you arrive at the Newport Harbor Island Resort. We feel that our first day together should be used to settle in and get acquainted with the beautiful surroundings and possibly new time zone. We will host relaxed, optional activities and opportunities to meet and connect with your classmates and Zentangle staff, mixing tangling fun with plenty of time for rest so that we are all at our best for Monday morning class. Check out this amazing venue!

 Newport Harbor Island Resort

Zentangle staff will be ready to greet you after 2pm and your hotel room will be ready by 4pm. Our coveted Zentangle store will be open to get everyone inspired and there will be fun activities for anyone wishing to partake. The adventure continues with a special warm-up class at 5pm (to get our creative wiggles out!) followed by a welcome dinner celebration and book signing.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

These days are dedicated to class time from 9:00am to 6:30pm (Wednesday concludes at 4:30pm). There are ample breaks throughout the days to keep us all refreshed and motivated. During the evenings, we offer open tangling, shopping, puzzles, games and more! Throughout it all, energized conversations are occurring, and magical alliances are forming, you will meet and make friends with wonderful people from all around this world!

Important experiences occur during CZT seminars that can’t be conveyed with written words. Even though we have now taught over 40 CZT trainings, each one evolves with the personality of the group. That is why some CZTs return time and time again!

A few things to keep in mind….

  • We believe that it is important to have fun, be playful as well as professional, and treat your students with the utmost respect and generosity. We do our best to model this behavior and inspire it in those who are considering teaching the Zentangle Method. People who have been to a seminar will understand what we’re talking about.
  • We also know how important it is for you to meet and talk with and understand the people behind this company you’re planning to work with. At seminar you will meet and get to know us, our staff and our family, whether in person or online from your home. We do our best to bring you into our Zentangle family and know you will be inspired when you leave.
  • Magic happens at these events! There is a dynamic when a group of wonderful people with a shared vision gather in common purpose. It’s exciting to be a part of that! Inspirations cascade over insights and shine so brilliantly and beautifully that everyone can see it. We treasure every moment.

Although we are finished with the program on Wednesday between 4:00pm-5:00pm, many people choose to extend their stay to absorb and bask in the week’s events with their fellow CZTs. We encourage our attendees who do decide to stay to venture out and explore the amazing seaside city. Newport is full of tangle inspiring architecture and history. Information on how to extend your stay is included in your welcome email.

Details and FAQs

Here are two lists of what we can and can’t do:

We can:

  • Provide you with tools and resources to create a thriving Zentangle business. More and more people are teaching Zentangle workshops as an important source of income.
  • Provide a wonderful experience at seminar. Many people come (and come back!) for the camaraderie and immersion in an atmosphere of Zentangle creativity, inspiration and friendship.
  • Provide an ongoing system of support through newsletters, our CZT Resource center, and through our private CZT forum, facilitating a network with each other.
  • Provide a listing and an editable page on our website to all CZTs in good standing.
  • Offer most of our Zentangle products to you at discounted prices.
  • Make every effort to make all our strategic decisions around how it will support and impact our CZTs.
  • Provide advance notice and availability of new products to CZTs as we are able.
  • Provide a CZT only newsletter full of inspiring content.
  • Invite you to join us in this wonderful, exciting adventure. While no one can promise it, we continually hear inspiring stories of gratitude from people who have found a CZT through our website and it has changed (or saved) their lives. The gratitude that you can experience in teaching the Zentangle method has become a major focus in many CZTs’ lives . . . it is a source of joy, focus and income.


We can’t:

  • Guarantee you’ll make money . . . even colleges and universities will not guarantee that.
  • Teach you how to run a business or handle your taxes . . . it’s beyond the scope of our seminar.
  • Assign territories . . . people move and there are so many applications for teaching the Zentangle Method within any one area: Schools, businesses, clubs, health care, etc.
  • Promise that a non-CZT won’t offer competing classes . . . While we vigorously pursue trademark and copyright infringement, we can only act within established legal frameworks and within our financial and time resources. We prefer to emphasize education of the marketplace and to provide students with the very best Zentangle experience possible. This is paying great benefits as people and organizations increasingly value the instructions and classes taught by a CZT over people who are not trained by us. Once you are a CZT- use that title to set yourself apart. Shout it from the rooftops!

Attendance Options:

Private Room (3 nights) Includes all classroom sessions, additional video teaching content, supplies and meals beginning with Sunday night dinner.

  • $2,695.00 US ($375.00 non-refundable enrollment fee + $2320.00 balance)

Shared Room (3 nights) Includes all classroom sessions, additional video teaching content, supplies and meals beginning with Sunday night dinner.

  • $2,325.00 US ($350.00 non-refundable enrollment fee + $1975.00 balance)

For best results, we recommend NOT USING A MOBILE PHONE to register.

Registration Process and Payment

Please select your attendance option and complete the registration form. Once the form is filled you will be asked to pay the enrollment fee via credit card which is deducted from your total balance due. This initial enrollment fee is non-refundable and non-transferable should you have to cancel at any time. An invoice reflecting this payment will be emailed to you and your balance payment will be due by direct bank draft, credit card, or check by the due date on your invoice. If you do not receive either of these please check your spam folder first and then email martha@zentangle.com so we can get you the information you need.








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November 10
November 13
$2325.00 – $2695.00


Martha Huggins


Newport Harbor Island Resort
1 Goat Island
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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