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Increasing your ability to focus can bring about life changing energy to help reduce stress and increase time to follow your passion. This course explores five points of wellness--exercise, eating, relaxation, positive mental processing, and following your life's path--to build the skills of focus. This focus is not just for daily tasks or projects, although it will definitely help with that, but more broadly for finding deep focus to bring greater meaning and wellness to your life. Enhancing the ability to meditate will be a key element of the course.
Each point of wellness has its own chapter, and each chapter contains a video lecture with Nancy Candea, as well as a supplemental document that provides further information about the topic. At the end of each chapter there is an interactive handout that will help you evaluate the status of each point in your life and make practical plans to incorporate what you have learned into your life.
This course is designed for everyone--beginner to advanced. If you are completely new to the idea of meditation, and are simply wanting to bring greater meaning and focus to your life, this course provides a step by step accompaniment to implement appropriate changes to reach your goals. If you are an advanced yoga or meditation practitioner or teacher, this course will give you a practical framework to evaluate essential elements of your life and the language to talk about these elements with others. Additionally, Nancy Candea is available for follow up private sessions (not included in course fee) to help you further this journey.
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|Section 1: Start Here|
|Section 2: Exercise for Focus|
Exercise for Focus
|Section 3: Eating for Focus|
Eating for Focus
|Section 4: Relaxation for Focus|
Relaxation for Focus
|Section 5: Positive Mental Processing for Focus|
Positive Mental Processing for FocusPreview
|Section 6: Dharma and Focus|
Dharma and Focus
|Section 7: Follow-up|
Nancy Candea has been practicing yoga and meditation since 1986 and teaching since 1997. She is the director of the International Yoga Therapy Institute, a 1000 hour yoga therapy education school. Her style of teaching reflects what she has learned from many senior-level teachers in the Iyengar, Ashtanga, Anusara and Integral styles of yoga, along with her study of Ayurveda. She is also the founder and director of Yoga Impact. Through her not-for-profit organization, Nancy has taught yoga and meditation in jails, shelters, and cancer treatment centers, and brought yoga to the under-served: inmates, war veterans, the chronically ill, at-risk youth, the homeless, victims of abuse, and addicts. She is an Adjunct Professor of Yoga at the College of St. Elizabeth in New Jersey, teaching yoga to young inner city women and yoga for nurses. After owning a yoga studio in Hawaii for five years, Nancy moved to Boulder, Colorado and taught yoga to professional athletes. She currently directs her basic and advanced yoga teacher trainings and yoga therapist trainings in Greece, Metro-Detroit, Northern New Jersey and Boulder, Colorado and Hawaii. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Yoga Therapy Today, Boulder Magazine, and Natural Awakenings.