I Want My Body Back!

Becoming the Healthiest and Fittest You Never Were
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 3/2013 English

Course Description

Do you cringe when you stand in front of a full-length mirror? Do you yearn for an earlier time when you felt more fit and healthy? Whether you’re getting older, had a baby, or are recovering from an illness or injury, your body may no longer look or perform the way you’d like. This fun, instructive seminar offers tips and techniques to get back in shape, improve your nutrition, achieve mind-body-spirit balance, and maintain a positive attitude to look and feel better than you ever have before.


  • Kerry Corcoran, clinical nurse specialist and owner of The Dailey Method exercise studio in Berkeley, California, offers simple, effective strategies to get back in shape, have a healthy (but still tasty) diet, and heal your injuries.
  • Kurt Petersen, 10-year fitness aficionado, shares how to maintain discipline and a positive mind set to achieve both your health and life goals.
  • Laurie puts on her hat as a master wellness practitioner and former personal trainer, teaching about mind-body-spirit connection and how to make fitness fun.

NOTE: This seminar is the 4th of 6 in Laurie Gardner's Courageous U series, "Big Shell or Bust: Making and Managing Change." Enroll in each seminar separately or enjoy the whole series. 

Also note that this seminar was originally offered as a live teleseminar. Udemy participants who have questions should type them on Udemy rather than following the instructions for phone Q & A.

What people are saying about "I Want My Body Back!":

“There is a glut of health and fitness advice out there; it is hard to sort through it all and find and maintain a routine that works for me. This seminar hit the nail on the head. Thank you, Laurie!” - Jack L., San Francisco

"Laurie’s seminar is really helping me refocus on what is important to me and to start getting rid of all of my distractions and excuses. Thank you!”  - Scott H., Portland, ME

What are the requirements?

  • none

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Simple, effective strategies to get back in shape, have a healthy (but still tasty) diet, and heal your injuries.
  • How to maintain discipline and a positive mind set to achieve both your health and life goals.
  • Maintaining mind-body-spirit connection and how to make fitness fun.
  • Tips and tools to navigate when your or a loved one's health and fitness changes, either temporarily or permanently.

What is the target audience?

  • Those whose bodies no longer look or perform the way you'd like, due to getting older, having a baby, recovering from an injury or illness, etc.
  • Those who wish to be more fit and healthy in general and are seeking specific, doable strategies to do so.
  • Those seeking strategies to manage a change in health, either theirs or of a loved one, termporarily or permanent.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Overview of seminar agenda, introductions
Section 2: Common Health Transitions, Issues, and Strategies
No more excuses! Effective, doable exercise strategies for the busy, bored, or unmotivated.
Tips and tools for healthy, tasty eating, especially when stressed.
Nursing your body back to health with mind-body-spirit balance.
How to enjoy - not resist - your body's natural aging process.
Health and fitness tips for you or your partner during and after pregnancy.

Section 3: Wrap-up and Recap

Seminar recap and other resources.

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Instructor Biography

Laurie Gardner, The "Get Real" Guru

Laurie Gardner, The “Get Real” Guru, is a Harvard-educated Jersey girl turned gypsy pioneer with a shot of compassionate moxie. A 20-year author-expert in personal development and leadership, Laurie is known for her quick wit, warmth, and laser-like insight. A transformational trailblazer, Laurie traveled to 50 countries and 40 states by the time she was 33 and speaks five languages. She spent 15 years spearheading an international public school reform movement and is a master practitioner in body/mind/spirit wellness, including intuitive coaching and energy reading.

While fasting in the desert on a vision quest, Laurie discovered her true purpose in life: be an inspirational catalyst to help others to shine. She passionately believes that everyone deserves to have a fun, abundant, meaningful life, at whatever age they choose to start. Laurie received degrees in comparative world religions, psychology, and education from Harvard University, where she also taught quantum physics.

For more about Laurie's teaching, writing, and coaching, please visit her website at www.lauriegardner.com

“Laurie's teaching is a breath of fresh air in a very polluted field. Her integrity and professionalism and commitment to excellence is helping thousands to live a better life. Thanks for all you do!”

- Ron E., business coach, West Chester, PA

“Laurie’s seminars are a must hear…What Laurie has to share blows away most of the ‘inspirational speakers’ I have heard.”

- Ingrid S., marketing professional, San Francisco

“Laurie is empathetic, fresh and fun. I feel healthier already!”

- Judith K., Berkeley, CA

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