Learn Meditation Like a Pro
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Learn Meditation Like a Pro

A Universal Mantra-Based Meditation Technique to Improve Your Health
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Created by Michelle Fondin
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Meditate on your own without an instructor, Lower the number of thoughts you have each day, Lower your response to stress, Sleep better, Improve health, Create better focus
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  • No tools are necessary besides yourself. Make sure you have the time to practice.

This meditation course will help you, the beginning meditation student, reduce stress, improve sleep, optimize mental focus and get focused on your goals by learning and practicing this universal mantra-based meditation practice.

Learn and practice meditation for good this time.

  • Understand what meditation does for your body, mind & soul.
  • Decode the power in a mantra-based meditation technique.
  • Uncover the secret myths that may have been preventing you from establishing a solid meditation practice before.
  • Learn why you haven't been able to learn meditation just from a book.
  • Have fun while learning. After all, you're adopting this practice for life! Smile.

After completing this course, you will feel at ease meditating, on your own, at home, work or in a group.

As a beginning meditator, you will learn meditation through 22 videos with support materials to define terms and explain concepts. Your meditation course is designed to teach you meditation over a two to three week span so you have the opportunity to practice, ask questions and kickstart your healthy meditation habit.

You will become a powerful influence for the people around you by adopting meditation as a daily practice.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for students who do not currently have a meditation practice or for those who don't feel their current meditation practice is effective.
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
An Introduction to Meditation
6 Lectures 37:50

Introduction to your meditation course. Understand how you will learn meditation step-by-step.

Preview 02:03

Your instructor, Michelle Fondin, explains her journey into learning meditation. Learning meditation, although, not easy, had its rewards in Michelle's life.

Preview 09:41

Comprehend what meditation is and what it's not. Begin to uncover common myths surrounding meditation.

What Meditation is and What It’s Not.

Overcome some of the myths surrounding meditation.

Facts & Fiction About Meditation

This meditation practice comes from India. Meditation has been practiced in India for thousands of years.

The Background of This Meditation Practice

You will discover what a mantra is and why it's useful in a meditation practice.

The Benefits of a Mantra-Based Practice Versus Other Methods
Meditation for Your Body, Mind & Soul
5 Lectures 33:46

Meditation for beginners must include instruction on how meditation affects the body, mind and soul. We will explore each of these aspects of immersion into meditation.

Introduction to Section

Stress has a tendency to take over our lives. Learn how you don't have to succumb to stress and its symptoms and side effects.

An Antidote to Stress

Meditation helps you to overcome the fight-flight response. Learn what fight-flight is and how it may be harming you.

The Fight-Flight Response

You are more than just a body, your job title, your status or your financial situation. Learn about everything you are in this section.

Looking at Yourself as a Multi-Layered Being

The nature of your mind is to think thoughts. One of the greatest complaints of new meditators is, "I can't turn my mind off!" Learn about your mind and its role in meditation.

Is Your Mind Crazy? Congratulations! You're Alive.
Your Meditation: Here’s How to Meditate
7 Lectures 42:45

Finally, the section you've all been waiting for. You will learn how to meditate.

Introduction to Section

Before you sit down to meditate, there are few things to do and not do.

Preparation for Meditation

We are beginning to explore the universe within. Doing this exercise will enhance your meditation practice.

Soul Question Exercise

Here is your mantra meditation practice. Take time to practice your mantra with me before your first meditation.

The Universal Mantra Meditation

Let's meditate together. You can use this video each time you would like to meditate with me. I've timed it for a 15 minute meditation.

Meditate with Michelle

Yoga breathing is a great tool to use before your meditation practice. You will learn two different yoga breathing techniques or pranayama for meditation.

Yoga Breathing for Meditation

Learn what to do at the end of your meditation session.

Tips for the End of Your Meditation Session
Perfecting Your Practice in Meditation
6 Lectures 43:03

Practice makes perfect. In this section we will learn how to fit meditation into our busy lives.

Introduction to Section

We will explore the different types of experiences you might have during your meditation practice. Beginning meditators often have questions about what they're experiencing during meditation. Your experiences will be demystified in this lecture.

Experiences in Meditation

Long gone are the days of sitting on concrete floors in lotus pose for meditation. You can get comfortable for your meditation practice. No kidding! Get ready to learn how to get comfortable for meditation.

Getting Comfortable for Meditation

Meditation can bring up emotions and past memories. Learn what to do when your meditation practice clears out things you've been holding onto.

The Emotional Body Cleansing

Upon learning a new skill, everyone has expectations. In this lesson, you will learn how to create realistic expectations for your practice.

Expectations in Meditation

Here is a recap of what you've learned and how to apply these lessons to your daily meditation practice.

Wrapping Up
About the Instructor
Michelle Fondin
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Author & Vedic Master in Yoga, Meditation & Ayurveda

Michelle is the author of The Wheel of Healing: An Easy Guide to an Ayurvedic Lifestyle, writer for Deepak Chopra's website and Vedic Master with certifications in Ayurveda, Meditation, Yoga and Barre Fitness. She's the founder of The Ayurvedic Path and Michelle Fondin Wellness. Michelle writes and teaches at her home studio in the Washington D.C. area.