OPRAH WINFREY AND DEEPAK CHOPRA LAUNCH "SEVEN DAYS TO RESTFUL SLEEP" AS PART OF NEW SERIES "OPRAH & DEEPAK'S GUIDE TO WHOLE HEALTH"
On-Demand Course Launches April 20 for $19.99
Content is Available Now at Oprah.com/Sleep
Los Angeles - Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra are kicking off a new series of seven-day, on-demand courses, "Oprah & Deepak's Guide to Whole Health." These seven-day courses are designed to provide targeted solutions to widely-acknowledged, everyday problems that impact overall wellbeing. The first course, titled "Seven Days to Restful Sleep," will be available beginning today, April 20, for $19.99 at www.oprah.com/sleep. Additional topics to launch at a later date include healing from pain, releasing anxiety, improving motivation and relationships.
"Oprah & Deepak's Guide to Whole Health" launches on the heels of the successful "Oprah & Deepak 21-Day Meditation Experience" series which, since 2013, includes a catalogue of ten unique meditation themes with over 5.1 million participants from over 200 hundred countries around the globe.
Each day of "Oprah & Deepak's Guide To Whole Health" will include special features ranging from instructional exercises and video to assessments and journaling, as well as the kind of high impact audio meditation materials from Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra that have become a hallmark of their work together. Each day's meditation is supported by an anchoring activity, providing a foundation for each of these seven days of lessons.
Interested participants can register today at www.oprah.com/sleep for $19.99 for a limited time only.
Below is an overview of what participants can expect throughout this weeklong program:
Day One - Benefits of Restful Sleep: The Day One meditation by Oprah and Deepak highlights the benefits of sleep from both a scientific and a spiritual approach. Additionally, Day One includes a sleep meditation that is meant to be done before bed.
Day Two - Overcoming the Blocks to Restful Sleep: Day Two's meditation looks at the root causes of insomnia and disrupted sleep and how to start resolving them. The anchoring activity is a questionnaire and personal assessment of sleep patterns.
Day Three - How Meditation Can Transform Your Sleep: This day's meditation includes both scientific and spiritual facts about how meditation supports restful sleep. The day's activity is a full-body relaxation technique to do before bed.
Day Four - Mindful Movement Supports Restful Sleep: The meditation in Day Four talks about the benefits of mindful movement, specifically yoga, to aid in the sleep process. The supporting activity for the day's lesson is an instructional, restorative yoga video.
Day Five - Restful Sleep Needs a Balanced Body and Mind: This day's meditation addresses emotional balance of the mind and body, featuring the anchoring activity of a mind-body type quiz with rebalancing recommendations.
Day Six - Creating the Best Daily Routine for Restful Sleep: This day's meditation describes the ideal routine to get back on track with, and maintain, restful sleep. The activity for the day includes a downloadable infographic which outlines sleep-supporting daytime and nighttime activities and an easy-to-use planner for users.
Day Seven - The Spirituality of Sleep: The final day of the program focuses solely on the spiritual benefits of sleep, concluding with the additional feature of a journaling exercise.
About Oprah.com Coursework
Oprah.com is home to OWN's online learning programs that include O Courses from some of today's top inspirational and innovative thought leaders, as well as guided meditation experiences with Oprah and spiritual leader Deepak Chopra. The O Courses offer the online community an opportunity to go deeper into the content and topics featured on OWN and Oprah.com. Current available O Courses include "The Gifts of Imperfection" from Dr. Brené Brown, "Forgiveness" from Iyanla Vanzant, "Practical Guide to Finding Joy and Meaning in Everyday Life" from Rob Bell, "Thrive" from Arianna Huffington, "21 Days to Happiness" from Shawn Achor and "Your Next Bold Move: Creating the Future You Want" from Brendon Burchard. Additionally, "Oprah and Deepak's 21-Day Meditation Experience" offers daily-guided audio meditations online and has garnered over 5.1 million participants in over 200 countries worldwide.
About Deepak Chopra, M.D.
Deepak Chopra, MD FACP, founder of The Chopra Foundation and co-founder of the Chopra Center for Wellbeing is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Clinical Professor in the Family and Preventive Medicine Department at the University of California, San Diego; Health Sciences Faculty and a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor of Executive Programs at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and of Columbia Business School, Columbia University. A world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation, he lectures at The Chopra Center for Wellbeing's sought-after workshops and retreats, including programs such as Perfect Health, Seduction of Spirit, and Journey into Healing. TIME magazine has described Dr. Chopra as "one of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century."
Dr. Chopra is the author of more than 80 books translated into over 43 languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His ground breaking bestseller, Super Genes, co-authored with Dr. Rudolph Tanzi (Harmony, November 2015) focuses on the new genetics and is revolutionizing how we understand ourselves and the health of those around us. For the last three years,Greatist.com recognizes Dr. Chopra as one of "The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness." The World Post and The Huffington Post global internet survey ranked Chopra #17 influential thinker in the world and #1 in Medicine."