Improving Focus for Meditation and Productivity
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Improving Focus for Meditation and Productivity

Removing Obstacles and Moving Forward
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Created by Nancy Candea
Last updated 5/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • improve their ability to focus during meditation
  • use focused meditation to help move their life forward
  • understand how lifestyle choices affect focus
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Requirements
  • you just need a computer and desire to get focused
Description

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.

We hope you join us to explore increased focus!

Who is the target audience?
  • anyone looking to bring more productivity and mindfulness to their everyday experience
  • anyone who is challenged with being able to meditate
  • yoga and meditation teachers who want to help their students
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Curriculum For This Course
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Start Here
1 Lecture 05:04
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Exercise for Focus
1 Lecture 08:05
Exercise for Focus
08:05
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Eating for Focus
1 Lecture 11:31
Eating for Focus
11:31
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Relaxation for Focus
1 Lecture 08:11
Relaxation for Focus
08:11
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Positive Mental Processing for Focus
1 Lecture 06:40
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Dharma and Focus
1 Lecture 06:10
Dharma and Focus
06:10
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Follow-up
1 Lecture 00:40
Follow-up
00:40
About the Instructor
Nancy Candea
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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 PostYoga Therapy TodayBoulder Magazine, and Natural Awakenings.