Basics of Meditation
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Basics of Meditation

A guide to help you master the basics of meditation to start your own practice
5.0 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
17 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Master the basics of meditation so that you have a strong understanding of the practice and how it can support you
  • Bust through any meditation myths you may have that might be holding you back from starting your own meditation practice
  • Manage stress with more ease after practicing our unique mindfulness stress management tools
  • Learn various forms of meditation practices such as grounding, body scan, mantra and various mindfulness stress techniques so that you can have a rich and diverse meditation toolkit
  • Discover how you can make your meditation practice a habit you will actually incorporate into your daily life
  • Strengthen your mind/body connection by deepening your breath and awarness
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Requirements
  • All you need is yourself, a distraction-free space, and the ability to watch our videos online, listen to the audio meditations, download the reflective journals provided, and make a commitment to yourself that you can and will complete the course!
Description

Welcome to the Basics of Meditation. This course is designed to help you learn the basics of meditation so that you can build your own meditation toolbox and create a sustainable meditation practice. This program is unique because we believe in teaching the basics of meditation from a holistic perspective.  

This course is designed for anyone who desires to learn meditation and fit it into their busy schedule. We curated the content based on our experience leading busy professionals who have created long-term meditation practices for managing stress, being more aware of themselves and their surroundings, and staying centered and mindful.

In this course, we will use video lessons, audio meditations, and reflection journals to:

  • Teach you what meditation is
  • Expose common myths about meditation
  • Help you start your own practice sustainably
  • Lead you through six different mindfulness practices you can incorporate into various aspects of your life.


To create a strong foundation for your practice, we will help you integrate your learnings at each step. In each video we create space and a worksheet for you to journal and reflect on your new knowledge and how it uniquely pertains to your life. We also provide supplemental handouts to further explain basic meditation concepts and support the knowledge you will learn in the videos.

We strongly believe in practicing meditation within a community. We created a Basics of Meditation private Facebook group to connect to other likeminded individuals, ask questions from us and other practitioners, and share your individual experiences. Sharing your observations and staying curious in community will enhance everything you learn in the videos, audio meditations, and journal reflections.

You get to decide how you want to take this course and manage the flow! We will support you with a course tracker to plan the course content and track your progress.  You have the option to watch the entire video series in a few days, or you can spread it out over a few weeks. The most important practice is to stay committed to the goals and intentions we help you set.  

We can't wait to be part of your meditation and mindfulness journey. We will see you on the inside!

Want to hear what others had to say? Check it out:

“Wade and Kellye do such a wonderful job creating a warm, inviting, safe environment for exploration and discovery. I'm very new to meditation, but found myself feeling liberated by Wade and Kellye's encouragement to approach the work with a "beginner's mind" to tap into myself and just feel and notice. The Basics of Meditation experience left me feeling relaxed, centered, and excited to start my own practice.” - Meghan

"My previous meditations maxed out at about 3 minutes. I couldn't do it, but now I surprised myself how easy it is to sit for longer after learning some tools from Wade and Kellye" - Quintin

“Having recently started my adventures in meditation, I'm always looking for fun ways to explore new methods. Basics of Meditation is exactly what I've been hoping to find. Wade and Kellye lead us through new techniques in an approachable, lighthearted way. More than that though, is the community that is formed." - Sondra

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner meditators who are new to the practice or have limited experience with meditation
  • Busy professionals who want to meditate but want to effectively fit it into their existing schedule
  • Those looking for support and accountability to make meditation a regular part of their routine
  • No prior experience or specific spiritual beliefs are required
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Curriculum For This Course
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Let’s Get Started
1 Lecture 07:54
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What is Meditation?
1 Lecture 08:41
What is meditation?
08:41
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Grounding Meditation
1 Lecture 09:34
Grounding Meditation
09:34
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Starting Your Practice
1 Lecture 05:35
Starting Your Practice
05:35
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Mantra Meditation
2 Lectures 05:14

Mantra Meditation (part 2)
01:48
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Body Scan Meditation
2 Lectures 03:51
Body Scan Meditation
01:50

Body Scan Meditation (part 2)
02:01
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Mindful Stress Techniques
5 Lectures 07:58
Mindful Stress Techniques
01:53

5 Senses
01:07

Tongue Stopper
02:30

Box Breathing
01:58

Mindful Stress Techniques (part 2)
00:30
About the Instructor
Wade Brill & Kellye Kuh
5.0 Average rating
5 Reviews
17 Students
1 Course
Centered in the City Coaches and Meditation Instructors

Wade Brill and Kellye Kuh are Certified Professional coaches, Energy Leadership Master Practitioners, and co-founders of Centered in the City. Collectively they have been coaching and teaching for 10 years and specialize in helping busy professionals begin their meditation practices to help them stay centered.

We have hosted 75+ in-person Centered in the City workshops, coaching 400+ professionals in Seattle and New York City around mindfulness, self-development, and community. We are also mentees of the Lotus Institute, a Mindfulness School which promotes the teachings of Thich Nacht Hanh.

Wade Brill is a lifestyle coach, Pilates instructor and mindfulness-based meditation practitioner. Wade survived cancer at the age of twenty-one years old and turned her life experiences into nuggets of wisdom.  Life is short and that is why Wade is passionate about helping others take care of themselves from the inside out. Wade works with Millennial women who want to make themselves a priority in their life. She is enthusiastic about helping people wake up to think about what they feed themselves, how they treat themselves, the way they move their body and the dreams they want to create.

Kellye Kuh is career+spirituality coach and counseling psychology and theology graduate student. Kellye left her glamorous corporate career in technology (Microsoft, Amazon) to pursue her soul-fulfilling desires as a coach, teacher, and therapist. She specializes in coaching success-driven professionals to find meaningful work and connect spiritually to their careers, as well as the rest of their lives. Additionally she works as a Counseling Intern at Valley Cities Mental Health in Renton, Washington.