The Focus Style of NeuroMeditation emphasizes holding attention on a single object. These practices are associated with increased activation of the frontal lobes and help train the mind to improve a variety of cognitive functions including sustaining attention, reducing mind wandering, improving reaction time, and working memory.
Dr. Jeff Tarrant, Director of the NeuroMeditation Institute, describes the format and contents of the Focus NeuroMeditation Course.
If the lists below are consistent with the goals or concerns of you, or your client or student, Focus practices may be a good fit. Take the NeuroMeditation Styles Inventory to discover more!
Reduce Distractibility, Increase Sustained Attention, Reduce Mind Wandering, Improve Concentration & Focus, Increase Self-Monitoring, Improve Cognitive Self-Awareness, Develop Mental Stability
Mental Health Targets
ADHD, Cognitive Decline, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Memory Problems, Active Depression
This course takes a scientific approach to the art and practice of meditation. Through the use of brain-based principles and tools, we can examine the specific styles of meditation and use this information to help both beginning and experienced meditators build a more stable and peaceful state of mind.
The Focus style of NeuroMeditation is an excellent foundation for any meditation practice, and may be especially beneficial for those seeking to develop improved concentration, stability of attention, and self-awareness.
This course contains
11 lessons, 5 Guided Practices, a host of tips, tools and techniques to help you develop or advance your practice, a PDF of all slides, lifetime access to all of the content in this course, interactive comment component to help you get the most from this course. 5 CEU's are also available for Health Professionals.
Lesson 1: Focus NeuroMeditation: an Overview
Lesson 2: Focus NeuroMeditation Basics
Lesson 3: Breath Focus
Lesson 4: Body as Biofeedback
Lesson 5: Neuroplasticity
Lesson 6: Focus Brain Anatomy
Lesson 7: Dancing on the Cingulate
Lesson 8: Cognitive Benefits of Focus NeuroMeditation
Lesson 9: Standing Meditation
Lesson 10: Moving Focus Meditation
Lesson 11: Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback as Focus Meditation
Lesson 12: Additional Tools
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