Practical Meditation - Master Meditation Today

Practical meditation is an easy way to use yoga meditation to conquer stress & anxiety. Live with serenity, peace & joy
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  • Lectures 63
  • Length 5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

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What my students are saying about Practical Meditation

"Excellent, comprehensive, and at a good pace for me..." - Jean F.

"...the instructor gives a wealth of information about meditation and how it can benefit us. Love this!" - Reinita O.

"Very well done. Good for people just starting or seasoned meditators." - Bernard M.

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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.

What are the requirements?

  • No previous knowledge or experience is required, just the commitment to set aside some time each day to practice
  • Sitting in a chair is fine, but you may want to purchase a meditation cushion (zafu)
  • Commitment to practice a little each day

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Implement a home practice & experience the full benefits of daily meditation
  • Understand the 'biology of meditation' and how and why it works so effectively
  • Understand stress, the fight and flight response and why it is so vital to our health to maintain a sense of calm and presence.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for beginners interested in learning several meditation techniques and finding the style that works best for them.
  • This course is also for experienced meditators who have fallen out of practice and need to get back into practice with a fresh perspective
  • * This course is NOT intended for those who have been practicing meditation for years and have already developed their own style and methods and a daily practice.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: Getting started with Practical Meditation

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 how to work with this course to get the most value.

Section 2: Breath meditation and the basics

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.

Getting involved in the course

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?

Section 2 summary
3 questions

Let's see if we've learned the important points of breath meditation

Section 3: Mantra meditation & breathing exercises
Section 3 goals

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

Section 3 summary
3 questions

The important items from mantra meditation

Section 4: Stress secrets you must know

Stress and meditation are a match made in heaven.


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.

Hormone quiz 1
3 questions

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.

1 question

Here are some questions about the stress reponse

Section 4 summary
Section 5: Perfecting your meditation practice
Section 5 goals

Learn the 3 keys to having a perfect meditation session

Keep eyes closed or open?
How to do open eye meditation
Keeping a meditation journal

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.

Section 5 summary
Section 6: Looking back - learning from the sages
Section 6 goals

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

1 question

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.

Section 6 summary
Section 7: Guided breath meditation audio files
8 minute guided breath meditation (whirlpool)
8 minute guided breath meditation (no music)
10 minute guided breath meditation (isochronic OM)
10 minute guided breath meditation (no music)
15 minute guided breath meditation (reminder chimes)
15 minute guided breath meditation (no music)
20 minute guided breath meditation - whirlpool
30 minute guided breath meditation - deep trance
Section 8: Guided mantra meditation audio files
20 Minute Guided Mantra Meditation
30 minute guided mantra meditation
Section 9: Miscellaneous guided meditation audio files
10 minute smile meditation
10 minute Visualization to release the past
Section 10: Bonus material

Meditating with mala beads can ad a new dimension to your practice.

2 pages

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!

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Instructor Biography

Greg de Vries, The Meditation Coach, Author, Speaker, Meditation Instructor

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.

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