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Are you curious about meditation but aren’t sure how to start?
Do you want to reduce stress and have more clarity, focus, and overall joy in your life?
Maybe you've tried meditating in the past but had trouble sitting still or keeping up with your racing thoughts?
In this course, you'll learn how to meditate in the best possible way: by practicing meditation.
You'll get the opportunity to learn about and experience several meditation styles and techniques so you can find the one that works best for you.
These meditations are no more than ten minutes long so they can easily fit into your day.
With clear, logical, and straightforward explanations you will learn about the benefits and challenges of meditation, the proper technique for sitting and how to be still, and what to do with your mind and those racing thoughts.
There is also a shorter two-minute "desk meditation" for breaks at the office - or just or those days when you are short on time.
By the end of this course, you’ll understand the basics of meditation and have everything you need to meditate whenever you like.
Here’s to better sleep, a sharp and focused mind, and a more peaceful life!
In this course we will look at:
How to sign up:
Simply click the green “Take This Course” button on the top right-hand side of this page to start learning about meditation.
This course is available on-demand – which means you can access it anytime.
This course is 100% refundable for the first thirty days if for some reason you are not satisfied (and please let me know if you aren't - I am always open to feedback.)
You will have the opportunity to ask the instructor questions.
Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
What To Expect from the CoursePreview
|Section 2: Why Meditate|
Introduction and Overview to Why MeditatePreview
Benefits of MeditationPreview
Challenges to Meditation
How to Start a Meditation Practice
Summary of Why Meditate
|Section 3: Types of Meditation|
Introduction and Overview to Types of Meditation
Meditation with a Focus
Metta or Lovingkindness Meditation
Summary of Types of Meditation
|Section 4: Preparing for Meditation|
Introduction and Overview to Preparing for Meditation
Creating a Space for MeditationPreview
Making Time for Meditation
What to Wear for Meditation
Eating and Meditation
Summary of Preparing for Meditation
|Section 5: How to Sit for Meditation|
Introduction and Overview to How to Sit for Meditation
Yoga Poses for Meditation
How to Sit
What To Do With Racing Thoughts
Meditation and Challenging Emotions
Summary of How to Sit for Meditation
|Section 6: Meditations|
Introduction and Overview to Meditations
Ten-Minute Meditation: Breath
Ten-Minute Meditation: Mantra So Ham
Ten-Minute Meditation: Metta or Lovingkindness
Ten-Minute Meditation: Object
Ten-Minute Meditation: Music Only, Not Guided
Two-minute Meditation: Quick Desk Meditation
Summary of Meditations
|Section 7: Thank You and Meditation Resources|
Meditation Classes, Workshops, and Retreats
Metta or Lovingkindness Script
|Section 8: Bonus Section|
About the Instructor
About The Musician
Learn More and Stay in Touch
* over 9,300 online students since March 2016!
LAUREN LAPOINTE is a nationally-touring singer-songwriter who had no idea that she was creative until well into adulthood. Following her instincts, she left her cushy office job and business degree behind to follow a creative way of life and never looked back. She has since released three critically acclaimed CDs, played at the nation’s top listening rooms, and received international radioplay. In addition to her music, she teaches yoga and meditation and inspires and leads others with her Creativity Coaching practice. She has conducted workshops and seminars in creativity and enjoys working one-on-one and in groups to help people realize and follow their dreams and live creative and fulfilling lives. Although she grew up in Canada she now lives in Savannah, Georgia in the Southeastern USA with her husband and an undisclosed number of cats. Chocolate is usually nearby.
“Lauren worked with me last year on my creative process and I can tell you she really gets this stuff. Her help gave a real boost to my creativity. If you are looking for help in increasing your creativity you should take this course.” – Ian Murray, Photographer
“Thanks to Lauren, I have most of the first draft of a book I had been saying I was writing for years, but had never sat down to write before.” – Amber Hadigan, Writer
“She is wonderful to work with and is helping me expand my creativity in ways I had not imagined.”– Andrew Getch, songwriter and painter
“I highly recommend Lauren’s creativity coaching. I LOVE having a cheerleader who helps me stay focused.” – Sarah Starkey, musician
YOGA & MEDITATION TEACHING: Lauren Lapointe is a certified 500-hour professional Kripalu yoga teacher who also holds certifications in Yin Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and in teaching meditation. She is known for her joyful and heart-centered approach to yoga and strongly believes that yoga is available to everyone – all bodies and fitness levels –and is not just a physical practice but a mindful and compassionate way of life. Her classes emphasize the mind/body connection through the breath and encourage self-reflection and acceptance.
“Lauren’s dedication and love of the practice moves and motivates all who take her yoga classes.” Betsy Freeman
"When Lauren Lapointe introduced me to her gentle but challenging yoga teachings, I knew I had finally found a yoga teacher that understood not only my individual needs and challenges on the mat, but each and every student’s in the class as well. The gentle but energetic practice Lauren leads us through in class is always stimulating for not only the body but the mind as well. She reminds us to come back to the breath while we seek our own personal edge throughout the practice. Under Lauren’s instruction, I can not imagine a day without some form of yoga practice, even if it’s a 2-minute time out to remind myself to come back to the breath while I let my mind still, regroup, and meet life’s daily challenges again. Regardless of where you are in your yoga journey, beginner or life long enthusiast, Lauren will enhance your yoga practice and inspire you over and over again to return to the mat." - Nancy Alford-Gill
"I highly recommend starting any employee retreat or training program with Lauren's yoga session. The employees were able to completely relax and prepare their minds for the very busy day. Lauren's voice is soothing and she has the ability to get anyone to a relaxed state of mind." - Lesley Hanak, Vice President for Human Resources, Savannah College of Art and Design
“Lauren brings a balance of energy and calm, of yin and yang to the mat. Her Yin-Yang Yoga workshop at Dancing Dogs Yoga was an amazing, insightful, and mindful practice. We will invite her back soon!” - Shelley Lowther, owner Dancing Dogs Yoga, Savannah GA