Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to the Focused Awareness Meditation Course

  • 2

    Session 1 - Foundation Tools

    • Introduction

    • Why Focused Awareness Meditation?

    • The Science

    • The 5 Step Overview

    • Practice

    • Summary

    • Homework

  • 3

    Session 2 - Build Your Practice

    • Overview

    • Establish Your Seat Intro

    • Three Most Common Seats

    • Choosing Your Seat

    • Seated Practice

    • Seat Summary & Homework

    • Establish Your Seat on a Chair

    • Establish Your Seat on a Bench

    • Establish Your Seat on the Floor

    • Diaphragmatic Breathing Intro

    • Three Types of Breathing

    • What is Diaphragmatic Breathing?

    • Diaphragmatic Breathing Practice

    • Summary & Homework

    • Diaphragmatic Breathing on the Floor

    • Diaphragmatic Breathing Seated

    • Systematic Relaxation Intro

    • Relaxation Practice

    • Summary & Homework

  • 4

    Session 3 - Focus Your Practice

    • Introduction

    • Why Focus is Important?

    • How to Focus

    • Summary & Homework

    • Alternate Nostril Breathing

  • 5

    Session 4 - Refine Your Practice

    • Introduction

    • Preparation

    • Obstacles

    • Experiences

    • Practice

    • Summary & Homework