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Meditation and Mudras

How to develop a powerful, therapeutic meditation practice
Instructor:
Lisa Powers
3,090 students enrolled
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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

If you are new to meditation, 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.

Introduction

1
Course Overview

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

Meditation and Mindfulness

1
Meditation and Mindfulness

This lecture introduces meditation and mindfulness.

2
Assessing Your Stress Levels

This lesson helps you understand what your stress levels are.

Introduction to Mudras

1
What are mudras?

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

2
Origins of mudras

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

3
How mudras can help you

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

4
How long does it take for mudras to work?

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

The Theories Behind Mudras

1
How do mudras work?

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

2
Mudras and Ayurvedic Elements

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

3
Mudras and Doshas

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.

4
Mudras and Koshas

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

5
Hands and Traditional Chinese Medicine

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

More on Mindfulness

1
Training in Mindfulness Meditation
2
Audio Link: Training in Mindfulness Meditation

This lecture is an audio mediation on Training in Mindfulness 

3
Simple Awareness
4
Acknowledging Pleasant Events

More on Meditation

1
Developing Awareness

You will learn techniques for increasing awareness in this lecture.

2
Breathing

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

3
Why Learn to Meditate?

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

4
Creating Your Physical Meditation Space

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

Preparing to Perform Mudras

1
Location, duration body position and breath

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

2
Stretches you can perform before mudra meditation

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

Exploring Basic Meditations

1
Basic Meditation Techniques - Part 1

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

2
Basic Meditation Techniques - Part 2

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

3
Visualisation in Meditation

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

4
The Power and Importance of Intent

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

5
Meditation to Connect to the Higher Plane

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

Meditation To Help Others

1
Group Worry Tree Meditation

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

2
Meditation for Working Together

This meditation will help you in working with others.

3
Meditation for Distance Healing - Part One

This meditation will help you focus on distance healing.

4
Meditation for Distance Healing - Part Two

This will conclude the distance healing meditation.

Mudras and Your Chakras

1
Introduction to chakras and how mudras can balance them

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

2
Mudras to balance your root chakra

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.

3
Mudras to balance your sacral chakra

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.

4
Mudras to balance your solar plexus chakra

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.

5
Mudras to balance your heart chakra

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.

6
Mudras to balance your throat chakra

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.

7
Mudras to balance your third-eye chakra

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.

8
Mudras to balance your crown chakra

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 for Specific Concerns

1
Foundational Mudras

You will learn eight mudras that are very comprehensive in the aspects of your bodymind that they address. You may choose to incorporate one or more of them into your daily mudra practice.

2
Mudras for each dosha

You will learn specific mudras that you can use to help balance a dosha that is imbalanced so you can return to your natural constitution.

3
Mudras for Each Element

You will learn fifteen mudras that can stimulate, diminish or balance each element within the body.

4
Mudras for Specific Concerns

In this lecture you will learn about various mudras that can be used for specific concerns.

5
Guided Meditation for Use with Any Mudra
6
Returning To The Stress Test

This lecture will revisit your stress test levels and how your meditation practice will address them.

7
Course Conclusion
8
CPD ACCREDITATION INSTRUCTIONS

CPD Instructions

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