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PRACTICAL MEDITATION SUMMARY
For over 5000 years the greatest minds in history have understood the benefits of meditation. Meditation enables you to connect with your inner-self where energy, creativity and inner wellness are your natural state of being. Learn about meditation and how to integrate this powerful practice into your daily routine.
Greg de Vries, The Meditation Coach, has taught thousands of people to meditate over the last 15 years. Don't think that meditation is some complex process of clearing your mind - if you know how to breathe, you can meditate.
This course will teach you how to do the most popular type of meditation including: breath awareness meditation, mantra meditation, jappa meditation, and more. Everything is laid out for you - all you need is an open mind and a little time to dedicate to your new wellness practice.
Hours of guided meditation audios are included for you to use anytime day or night.
It's time to take control of your future. What would life be like with enhanced health and confidence, better sleep, enhanced focus, concentration and memory? Its time to find out!
Enroll in Practical Meditation today.
Congratulations and welcome to the Practical Meditation Course.
I began meditating over 15 years ago and my life was forever changed. Hear some of the specific details about the health issues that meditation resolved for me personally.
This lecture explains the importance of making meditation a priority in your life. Put it on your calendar or make it a 'to-do' item on your task list. Make it a habit!
Learn to meditate! You will be shocked how easy learning to meditate can be. Let's get started.
We discuss the best time of the day to meditate.
Should you use a meditation timer or just wing it?
We discuss setting up a meditation space for your practice.
Learn to not judge your time in meditation as 'good' or 'bad'. Look at your life for the results of your practice.
We discuss the various meditation postures and meditation positions.
Learn how to do basic breath meditation.
Document that describes how to meditate on your own.
The effect of meditation on the brain (and why this is really good news).
Should you use guided meditations or meditate on your own?
Let's see if we've learned the important points of breath meditation
Should I meditate in silence or use music to calm me down?
Learn about mantra meditation (also called jappa meditation)
How to select the right mantra for you.
How to perform mantra meditation on your own.
Learn why deep breathing is so important for your health
Practice deep yogic breathing with this exercise
The important items from mantra meditation
Stress is killing you. It doesn't take a lot of research to discover all the studies that have been done to show that stress causes or enhances illness.
All stress is the gap between the way things are, and the way you wish they were.
Stress causes fight or flight response which sends the body into survival mode. Learn about the physical changes that happen while under the stress response.
Stress can wreak havoc with your hormones. Learn all about it in this lecture.
Stress can make hormonal changes in your body including cortisol, andrenaline and others.
What happens if you don't 'express' the stress response? The results are ugly.
Finally some good news about stress and why meditation (and exercise) are so crucial to your health.
Here are some questions about the stress reponse
Learn the 3 keys to having a perfect meditation session
It's easy to fall out of practice or get buried in resistance. Use these ten tips to keep yourself going or to start up again.
It is said that if you understand the first four sutras, you have everything you need for a lifetime of perfect meditation
Discussion of the first yoga sutra and how it relates to our meditation practice
Discussion of the second yoga sutra and how it relates to our meditation practice
Please answer this simple question about the second sutra
Discussion of the third yoga sutra and how it relates to our meditation practice
Discussion of the fourth yoga sutra and how it relates to our meditation practice
We are learning yoga meditation in this course. Learn about the other four main categories of meditation.
Meditating with mala beads can ad a new dimension to your practice.
This document will give you even more reasons that you should be meditating each and every day.
Don't allow resistance to block your meditation practice. Am I doing it right? YES, you are!
Greg began meditating over 18 years ago to relieve stress and combat negative health issues. His inner journey led him on a path of self-discovery and personal growth. He soon discovered his passion of sharing his story and his love of meditation with others. Greg is an author and public speaker on wellness and is known around the globe as the "Meditation Coach".
He is a certified meditation instructor as well as a clinical hypnotist and has taught meditation and mindfulness based stress reduction workshops for Fortune 500 companies including Cisco, Google, VISA, Yahoo! and many others. He has taught thousands to meditate successfully through his simple and practical classes, workshops and guided meditations.