Meditation and Mudras
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Meditation and Mudras

How to develop a powerful, therapeutic meditation practice
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4.5 (92 ratings)
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Last updated 9/2017
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 28 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Use meditation as a way to increase relaxation
  • Select a mudra or routine of mudras to focus on your particular goals
  • Perform over 20 different mudras as needed as a part of your meditation practice
  • Effectively warm up in preparation for meditation and using mudras
  • Select a mudra based on the kosha, dosha, chakra or element you are wanting to focus on
  • Discern what aspects of your bodymind that would benefit from using mudras
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
Description

Whether you are new to meditation and mudras or have been meditating for years, you may be looking for some techniques that will ensure your meditation practice is doing what it is supposed to do which is to help you relax, balance and increase awareness.

Your Instructors, Libby Seery and Lisa Powers have been teaching and helping others to improve their lives using alternative therapies for decades. Libby runs a successful practice in London as a psychotherapist, therapuetic counselor and life coach as well as teaching almost thirty courses with Udemy. Lisa has Kinesiology and Education degrees and also teaches thousands of students each year about wellness and alternative therapies.

In this course you will learn about meditation and mindfulness and how to create a meditation practice that addresses your specific needs. You will learn about mudras, hand gestures that when used help you to access very specific energetic frequencies and states of consciousness.

Learn how to create a meditation practice that helps you to balance your body, mind and spirit

  • Understand the chakra system and learn mudras to balance each chakra
  • Learn about the Ayurvedic elements and which mudras can balance those specific frequencies
  • Explore how doshas are used in Ayurveda and which doshas are prominent in you
  • Discover koshas and how they represent the different aspects of our cosnciousness
  • Create a personalized system that helps you address any element, chakra or dosha you want to work with

Content and Overview

First we will explore meditation and the role it plays in developing your awareness. You will have a look at your life and assess how much stress you have in your life. With that information you will learn some fundamental ways you can begin releasing stress and anxiety. You will ensure you have created a space for your meditation practice that helps it to be effective and powerful. You will then learn some advanced meditation techniques to help you access higher planes of consciousness.

Then you will be introduced to mudras, an system of techniques that have been used for thousands of years to access specific energy and consciousness levels. You will learn about their origins and the theories behind their effectiveness.

You will learn how you can select and even create your own mudras to work with imbalances on a physical, mental/emotional and energetic level as well as in your life.

This course is fully accredited by a globally recognized CPD body, the Continuing Professional Development Standards Agency. 

Taking this course will give you the opportunity to gain a diploma signifying formal certification for 10 hours of CPD credit. 

Please note, accreditation is optional. It is by no means compulsory, or a prerequisite for taking the course. Degree requirements vary based on the position you pursue and the area in which you reside or work. Should you wish to opt for accreditation and the diploma, full details and directions will be given at the end of the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in learning about meditation
  • Anyone who wants to learn techniques to help them access specific states of consciousness
Compare to Other Meditation Courses
Curriculum For This Course
47 Lectures
02:46:50
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:52

This brief lecture will give you an overview of the course and how to successfully work through it.

Preview 01:52
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Meditation and Mindfulness
2 Lectures 08:15

This lecture introduces meditation and mindfulness.

Preview 04:09

This lesson helps you understand what your stress levels are.

Assessing Your Stress Levels
04:06
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Introduction to Mudras
4 Lectures 09:41

You will learn about mudras, ancient sacred gestures used to access different levels of consciousness.

Preview 03:06

You will explore where mudras originated and how have they been used throughout history.

Origins of mudras
02:26

Here we will explore how these meditation postures can help your body, mind and spirit.

How mudras can help you
02:28

You will learn about the length of time it can take to experience results.

How long does it take for mudras to work?
01:41
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The Theories Behind Mudras
5 Lectures 15:19

We will explore various theories regarding how mudras are so effective as a part of a meditation practice.

How do mudras work?
02:16

You will learn about Ayurveda, an ancient healing system and how each mudra works specifically with the Ayurvedic elements.

Mudras and Ayurvedic Elements
02:06

In this lecture you will learn about Ayurvedic doshas and complete an assessment in the resources section to learn what your prominent doshas are and if they are in need of balancing.

Preview 04:28

Koshas are different energy bodies in Ayurvedic medicine. You will learn about them in this lecture.

Mudras and Koshas
04:35

You will learn about the important role hands play in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Hands and Traditional Chinese Medicine
01:54
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More on Mindfulness
4 Lectures 11:42
Training in Mindfulness Meditation
03:56

This lecture is an audio mediation on Training in Mindfulness 

Audio Link: Training in Mindfulness Meditation
00:18

Simple Awareness
04:20

Acknowledging Pleasant Events
03:08
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More on Meditation
4 Lectures 20:23

You will learn techniques for increasing awareness in this lecture.

Developing Awareness
04:50

You will learn how breathing can help your meditation practice and different techniques you can use.

Breathing
07:11

This lecture helps you to understand why meditation needs to be an important part of your life.

Why Learn to Meditate?
03:50

You will create a physical space for your meditation practice the essential things you need to consider when doing so.

Creating Your Physical Meditation Space
04:32
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Preparing to Perform Mudras
2 Lectures 04:43

You will understand where mudras can be performed, the duration your sessions need to be, the positions required and the breathing techniques required.

Location, duration body position and breath
03:35

This lecture provides you with basic stretches you can add to your warm-up before performing mudras.

Stretches you can perform before mudra meditation
01:08
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Exploring Basic Meditations
5 Lectures 29:35

This lecture will explore various techniques you can implement into your meditation practice.

Basic Meditation Techniques - Part 1
05:14

This lecture will teach you how to ground and center as a part of your meditation session.

Basic Meditation Techniques - Part 2
03:27

You will learn and practice visualizing as a part of your meditation session.

Visualisation in Meditation
06:32

This lecture will help you understand why intention is a key part of your meditation practice.

The Power and Importance of Intent
07:45

This lecture will teach you about cosmic travel and accessing higher planes of consciousness.

Meditation to Connect to the Higher Plane
06:37
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Meditation To Help Others
4 Lectures 18:47

You will learn about a form of group meditation using this special technique.

Group Worry Tree Meditation
06:12

This meditation will help you in working with others.

Meditation for Working Together
02:21

This meditation will help you focus on distance healing.

Meditation for Distance Healing - Part One
04:29

This will conclude the distance healing meditation.

Meditation for Distance Healing - Part Two
05:45
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Mudras and Your Chakras
8 Lectures 26:32

After completing this lecture you will have an understanding of the chakra system and how it relates to our use of mudras.

Introduction to chakras and how mudras can balance them
05:31

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the root chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your root chakra
03:09

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the sacral chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your sacral chakra
02:52

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the solar plexus chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your solar plexus chakra
04:42

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the heart chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your heart chakra
02:14

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the throat chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your throat chakra
03:22

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the third-eye chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your third-eye chakra
02:25

This lecture will show you a mudra you can use that is effective when balancing the crown chakra as well as how to select other mudras to address this chakra.

Mudras to balance your crown chakra
02:17
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About the Instructor
Lisa Powers
4.7 Average rating
16,603 Reviews
61,430 Students
8 Courses
Reiki Master & Teacher, B.Ki, B. Ed

Since my youth, I have had a passion for holistic health. I pursued Kinesiology and Education degrees in University and after graduation continued to seek out ways to improve the health of myself and others as well as personal growth. I was introduced to Reiki almost 15 years ago, receiving my attunements and Reiki Master Certification and it has been an integral part of my life both personally and professionally ever since.

Teaching is my passion and I am so grateful to be able to teach others ways to improve their health and life.

I am so honored to have received a Top Instructor Award for 2015 from Udemy and will continue to do my very best to ensure students have a rewarding and meaningful experience in my courses.

Libby Seery - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies
4.5 Average rating
12,409 Reviews
58,201 Students
30 Courses
Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.Psych.Coach, Dip.NLP

LIBBY SEERY - Founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Ad.Dip.Psych, PGDip.CBT, Dip.Couns, Dip.NLP, Dip.Psych.Coach 

All of my online courses are fully accredited with the CPD Standards Agency and offer students the opportunity to gain CPD credits/hours.

I am a Psychotherapist, Counsellor, and Therapeutic Art Practitioner.

I run a very successful practice in Harley Street, London which is recognised the world over as a centre of medical excellence.

I am a highly trained specialist with a wealth of experience, working with people from all walks of life; including referrals from charities I'm involved in, to very high profile clients from all over the world.

As well as my client work, I have had a number of works published and have appeared on TV and radio.

I am also the founder of Renaissance Life Therapies Training Academy, which offers courses in counselling, CBT and other areas of self development.  

As an accredited CPD training provider, I have more than 60,000 students, from 181 countries, and have been honoured with a number of awards for my contribution to education.

I also write and lecture in my subject, as well as training other doctors and counsellors in specialist areas of counselling and therapeutic art.