Mindfulness 1 Course - Introduction to Mindfulness
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Mindfulness 1 Course - Introduction to Mindfulness

Learn the basics of mindfulness meditation, develop a regular practice, and bring mindfulness to your life.
4.1 (31 ratings)
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133 students enrolled
Created by Matthew Sockolov
Last updated 4/2018
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 20 articles
  • 13 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the basics of mindfulness meditation and how to practice.
  • Integrate and apply the teachings of mindfulness in your daily life.
  • Build confidence in your ability to cultivate mindfulness in meditation and everyday living.
  • Fully grasp the foundations of mindfulness and what it means to live mindfully.
  • Create a daily meditation practice.
Requirements
  • Those enrolling in the Mindfulness I course from One Mind Dharma will be required to engage in some activities of self-reflection. Participants should have some willingness to investigate themselves, their own experience, and difficulties.
  • An open mind and willingness to investigate new ideas, practices, and methods of relieving stress and anxiety.
  • The time to dedicate a few minutes to meditation practice and personal examination of the principles offered.
  • Technical Requirements: You will need a computer or smartphone able to play audio (meditations) and video lessons. You also will need the basic understanding to play videos and audio. We have designed this course to require the absolute minimum of technical knowledge.
Description

Mindfulness is a powerful tool that has grown in popularity in recent years. With the benefits of meditation becoming clearer with recent research, we are beginning to understand just how useful mindfulness may be. From helping relieve stress to improving sleep, mindfulness practice has helped millions find relief from difficulties. In this course, you will learn the basics of mindfulness meditation and be able to practice with confidence.

The course offers video lessons, guided meditations, and review practices to investigate mindfulness for yourself. Together, these offerings will create a full-featured learning experience in which you can both learn the principles and examine them in your own experience.

Matthew will lead you through the foundations of mindfulness and how to cultivate awareness, compassion, and balance in your own life. An empowered Buddhist meditation teacher from Spirit Rock Meditation Center, he offers these ancient teachings in a way applicable to modern living.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone is welcome to take this course. It has been designed with love, care, and expertise to make the teachings of mindfulness accessible.
  • Beginners or newcomers may benefit most from this course, although those experienced with meditation can always benefit from a reminder of the foundational teachings.
  • This course is great for managers or leaders. Learn to cultivate awareness, and bring mindfulness to your management and leadership.
  • Therapists, counselors, holistic practicioners, yoga teachers, and those helping others benefit greatly from mindfulness practice both for themselves and to bring to their practice with clients.
  • Mindfulness can be beneficial in helping reduce stress, prevent relapse in those suffering from addiction, and regulate moods. However, it does not substitute for professional clinical or medical care.
Course content
Expand all 42 lectures 01:19:06
+ Mindfulness of the Body
11 lectures 21:42
Introduction to Mindfulness of the Body
04:07
Body Scan Introduction
02:23
Body Scan Guided Meditation
00:03
Let's look at your experience during the body scan meditation. Journaling is a powerful practice, and this serves as a guided self-investigation period which can be helpful in understanding our practice.
Body Scan Review
3 questions
Body Awareness Introduction
03:19
Body Awareness Guided Meditation
00:04
Four Elements Introduction
01:53
Four Elements Meditation
00:04
We'll look at the experience in this practice, seeing what came up.
Four Elements Review
3 questions
What is Walking Meditation?
04:47
Guided Walking Meditation
00:04
Mindfulness of the Breath
04:49
Breath Meditation
00:07
+ Feeling Tones
9 lectures 16:31
Introduction to Feeling Tones
05:23
The Body and Feeling Tones
02:36
Body Feeling Meditation
00:07
This practice of looking at the feeling tones in the body is a bit different. Let's take a brief moment to take some notes for ourselves.
Body Feeling Tones Questions
3 questions
Hearing Feeling Tones
03:10
Guided Hearing Meditation
00:04
Open Awareness of Feeling Tones
02:41
Guided Open Meditation
00:03
Walking and Feeling
02:21
Guided Walking Practice
00:04
We covered a few different ways to investigate mindfulness of feeling tones. We'll take a little time to pause and review the practices.
Feeling Tone Review
6 questions
+ Factors of Mindfulness
10 lectures 19:08
Mindfulness Doesn't Stand Alone
04:02
Concentration Introduction
06:25
Concentration Meditation
00:03
Equanimity
02:08
Guided Equanimity Practice
00:02
The Role of Loving-Kindness
02:19
Loving-Kindness Meditation
00:04
Non-Judgement
01:53
Bringing in Compassion
02:09
Self-Compassion Meditation
00:02
Covering equanimity, concentration, kindness, and more, this section has a lot. Let's pause to reflect on our experience.
Additional Factors Review
5 questions
+ Bringing Mindfulness to Daily Life
4 lectures 07:48
Mindfulness and Daily Life
02:50
Awareness Triggers
00:36
Returning to the Body
02:56
Mindful Speech and Listening
01:25
We'll briefly review some of the practices offered to bring mindfulness to daily life.
Daily Living Review
3 questions
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 00:33
Certification Introduction
00:10

Take the quiz to receive the certification of completion!

Certification Quiz
9 questions
Continuing to Practice
00:23