How To Find The Right Type Of Meditation For You

A Beginner's Guide To Meditation
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

This course demystifies meditation and makes it easy for anyone and everyone!

It is perfect for people who have tried meditation but were intimidated or thought it was too difficult. This class will jump-start your practice with ten easy-to-follow guided meditations so that you can find the one that works best for you.

The course is designed so that you watch the first three introductory videos explaining what meditation is and how it works and then possibly try the first 5 minute "Pretending to meditate" meditation just so you experience what it is like to sit still for 5 minutes. Then it is best to try one meditation per day for the next 9 days sequentially. Each meditation uses a different technique and each one is one minute longer than the previous meditation to help you gently build up endurance.

I have been teaching meditation all over America for many years and I lead highly acclaimed sold-out workshops at the Esalen Institute and many yoga studios.

I've been practicing yoga and meditation for 25 years and have graduate degrees in Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.

I'm a Licensed Psychotherapist and Licensed Counselor and advocate meditation for all of my patients.

What are the requirements?

  • The only thing students need is a quiet place where they can sit or lie down comfortably.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Explore several different types of meditation to find out which one is the best and easiest one for you.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is ideal for people who have heard about meditation but have been too intimidated to try it, or people who have tried it a few times and found it either too difficult or boring.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

02:46

Find out how to take yourself off of autopilot so that you can get new insights into how your mind is operating.

Section 1: What are the different types of meditation?
What are the different types of meditation?
Preview
01:12
Section 2: How to sit properly to make meditation easiest for you.
Creating the frame
Preview
02:10
Section 3: "Pretending to meditate" 5 minute meditation
"Pretending to meditate" meditation
Preview
05:34
Section 4: Awareness of the breath 6 minute meditation
Breath meditation
06:20
Section 5: Observing your thoughts 7 minute meditation
Observing your thoughts meditation
07:20
Section 6: Discernments vs. Judgments 8 minute meditation
Discernments vs. Judgments meditation
09:18
Section 7: Learn to label your thoughts 9 minute meditation
Labeling your thoughts meditation
08:53
Section 8: Body scan 10 minute meditation
Body scan meditation
09:55
Section 9: Mantra 11 minute meditation
Mantra meditation
11:19
Section 10: Finding your perfect self 12 minute meditation
Finding your perfect self
12:16
Section 11: Choosing reality 13 minute meditation
Choosing reality
13:13
Section 12: Using for favorite type of meditation 14 minute meditation
Your favorite anchor meditation
14:18

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Instructor Biography

Ira Israel, Licensed Psychotherapist & Licensed Professional Counselor

Ira Israel is a Licensed Psychotherapist, a Licensed Counselor, and a Certified Yoga Therapist. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and holds graduate degrees in Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies. He is the creator of the "Meditation Made Easy" app and leads "Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga" workshops at the Esalen Institute twice a year.

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