A 7 Part Series to Master your Relationships, Money, Time, Brain, Body, Performance and Purpose

The world is ready for you. It’s time to turn your wildest dreams into your everyday reality.

It’s time to step into your full potential. It’s time to stop playing small. It’s time to develop a real mastery over yourself so you can artfully harness the laws of nature to help you on your mission.

Moving Into Mastery is a brand new, advanced course series that will take your meditation practice (and your life) to a whole new level. These 7 intensives will give you access to some of the most powerful knowledge humans have ever cognized. Get the tools and the community of support you need to excel in the most important areas of your personal and professional life.

  • Get crystal clear on your dream for these 7 areas of your life
  • Upgrade the Operating System you inherited from your parents
  • Purify your body & optimize your sleep & eating habits
  • Harness the power of nature instead of fighting against it
  • Change your mindset on money from lack to abundance
  • Learn to make fear work for you, not against you.
  • Tap into your creative genius (yes we ALL have one)

Nature pays attention to those who are awake.

This is your wake up call. This is Moving Into Mastery. Your life will never be the same.

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What is Moving into Mastery?

Your chance to master your Relationships, Money, Time, Brain, Body, Performance and Purpose.

This 7 part series is beautiful combination of neuroscience, ancient wisdom, performance training, life coaching, and positive psychology.  Ziva’s founder, Emily Fletcher is offering you the best of the best. This course will help you let go of your limiting beliefs and give you a powerful new operating system. Emily will be sharing her favorite insights gained over a decade of studying meditation, a lifetime of performance training and working with thousands of high performers around the world.  She will be joined by an elite group of guest teachers, some of whom are the world’s leading experts in their fields.

Emily notes, “The tools you will gain in Moving Into Mastery have permeated every area of my life, from food to romantic relationships, from my inner dialogue , to the way I experience my role in the universe. When I first learned this, it reminded me of a deep knowingness. It gave me a vocabulary and framework to articulate things I always knew to be true, even as a child,  This course will organize that insight in a way that allows you to harness the power of nature, instead of fighting against it.”

We will explore the most sacred ancient Indian texts from The Mahabharata to The Bhagavad Gita and selected Upanishads.

Moving into Mastery is open to everyone. The only prerequisite is graduating from the Ziva Meditation in-person course.

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How Will this Impact my Life?

We created this series for you to truly develop a level of mastery that will let you be of service to the world.

You as a meditator have raised your hand, you have signaled to nature, “I’m ready to wake up, I’m ready to pay attention.” You have done the hard work of getting to the chair every day.  Your state of consciousness is improving every day, this course will help to up-level your intellect so you can get the most out of your optimized brain. It’s time to use the strong foundation meditation has laid to help you consciously create whatever life you imagine. Moving into Mastery will give you the tools to make your wildest dreams your everyday reality.

Moving into Mastery is about consciously designing the seven most important areas of your life. You’ll no longer feel like a victim, like life is happening to you, you’ll step into your full creative power and accept full responsibility for your reality. Get the support you need to answer and act on these questions:

  • How do I know if I should stay or leave my relationship?
  • What is keeping me from the body & life I want?
  • How do I handle my friends who don’t meditate?
  • Am I in the ‘right’ job?
  • How can I best use my unique skills to be of service to the world?

Unlike therapy we will not be recycling old stresses.  Instead of watering the weeds, we will water the flowers. We will turn our attention to the positive. Yes, we will acknowledge where you have come from, then utilize this profound ancient knowledge to help you create a life you love. If you want to see it, first you must believe it.

The more mastery you have around the laws of nature, the more you can use them to help you get to where you want to go instead of feeling stuck or like you’re swimming upstream to reach your goals. This series will give you access to tools to uplevel your own state of consciousness so you can help others do the same. (Want to be a meditation teacher? This series is also the prerequisite for Ziva’s Teacher training that will start in late 2017).

Anyone can take Moving into Mastery. The prerequisite is graduating from the Ziva Meditation course or our online training, zivaMIND
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The Details

Feel supported in your dreams like you never have before. We will hold each other accountable as we move through this journey. You will have homework and check-ins in between the intensives. Dive into a delicious reading list. Think of this series like getting your Masters degree in life.

  • This is a series of seven intensives. You are encouraged to take the whole series. If you can’t attend live, we can make a recording for you. 6 take place in NYC, 1 in LA.
  • All courses will be a beautiful blend of  neuroscience, performance techniques, ancient knowledge, and experiential learning
  • If you take the whole series you will have access to a private, online support community & learn Rounding
  • Get coaching homework in between sessions and check ins with your partner
  • Enjoy cleansing teas and organic snacks
  • Mastering Your Relationships students will get a copy of Lauren Zander’s book, Maybe Its You
  • Potential to join Ziva’s teacher training upon completion
  • Breakthrough sessions / hot seat coaching with Emily

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How Will this Series Build
on My Current Practice?

Put your meditation practice to use, not only for you, but for the world at large.

Think of meditation as the hardware upgrade. Moving Into Mastery is the software upgrade. Meditation is like defragging your brain. Now that you have this new optimized brain, let’s see what it can handle! The Mastery series will give you the most elegant software available so you can make a serious dent in the universe with the time you have left on the planet.

Learn the history behind and philosophy that accompanies Ziva meditation. The ancient body of knowledge we will dive into is the source of yoga, Ayurvedic medicine, acupuncture &  feng shui. Gain a working knowledge of the laws of nature so you can use them to help you get to where you want to go.

Dive into the 7 Intensives

Jesse Israel
Founder, Medi Club & The Big Quiet

Mastering Your Purpose

Sat Oct 28     10a – 6p  NYC

This intensive will get you crystal clear  about what your true purpose is on the planet. When you’re clear on that, everything else gets easier. If you’re clear on your mission and enthusiastic about it, life organizes around you in a way that you feel supported, and in flow. Inspire people join you on your mission, or use your enthusiasm to inspire others to find their own.

It doesn’t matter if you’re meditating all day, achieving the highest states of consciousness if you’re sitting alone in a room. It’s what you do with that state of consciousness, how you help the people around you that matters

Learn Emily’s 4 steps to finding your purpose:

  • What’s the most pressing need of the time?
  • How do your unique gifts best serve the need of the time?
  • Which of those do you want to use?
  • Which of those do you want to use right now

About Jesse:

Jesse is a community builder with a passion for creating experiences around human connection. He’s the founder of The Big Quiet, a mass meditation movement that hosts large-scale moments of quiet and culture at iconic landmarks like SummerStage Central Park and the Oculus World Trade Center. He’s also the founder of Medi Club, a community of thousands of young New Yorkers that come together to meditate and explore purpose-driven living. Jesse speaks at Fortune 500 companies, advises community-driven startups and rides with the Cyclones Bike Club. Prior to his current work, Jesse was a co-founder at Cantora — a record label turned technology venture studio responsible for signing bands like MGMT and for building businesses with talent as diverse as the The Wu Tang Clan’s GZA and Frank Sinatra Enterprises.

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Anthony Meindl
Master Acting TeacherIN-Q
World renowned spoken word poet and creativity teacher

Mastering Your Performance & Creativity

Sat & Sun Nov 11 & 12      1-6p LA

We’re all performers. We’re all creators. But most of us are trying so hard to control our lives, that we forget that playful childlike quality inside all of us. The same tools that some of the world’s leading actors use to feel grounded, confident and creative can be utilized by everyone to make them better at what they do.

For many people, fear of speaking in public is greater than fear of death. This intensive will give you the courage to move beyond that fear, so you’re more confident in every area of life, from the boardroom to the bedroom. This intensive offers practical tools to help you surrender, let go and step into the unknown. If you can be brave and vulnerable and not know what’s going to happen next when you’re performing, then it’s a lot easier to bravely step into the unknown in your everyday life.

We’ll use improv games, eye gazing, partnerwork and music music to make it happen.

This unique double intensive will help you develop your presence, creativity and listening to get you into the right now. Use fast and fun performance warm ups to move beyond your critical mind and into your intuitive mind. Bravely step into the unknown.

Access a level of creativity and performance that you didn’t even know you had.

Mastering Your Performance with Anthony on Sat
Anthony sees acting as a spiritual practice. Any time you wake up your creativity you are waking up your inner divinity. There will be warm up, and interactive performance work (no previous acting experience required and you don’t have to memorize any lines). He’ll get you out of your head and into your heart. Anthony has taught thousands of students through his schools and could make a performer out of almost anyone.

Mastering Your Creativity with IN-Q on Sun
IN-Q’s training is perfect for people looking to clarify their story or anyone wanting to bravely step beyond their creative limits. Explore and express some of the most important moments that have changed your life, and manifest your biggest dreams through storytelling. This experience is for everyone who wants a new perspective on the life they live.

About Anthony and IN-Q:

Anthony Meindl is an LA-based writer/director/teacher with acting studios in 6 different cities around the world (Atlanta, LA, London, NY, Vancouver and Sydney). He is also known for teaching/coaching such talents as as Shailene Woodley, Alexandra Daddario, Logan Paul, Ruby Rose, Trevante Rhodes, Jenna Dewan-Tatum and hundreds of others.

IN-Q is a National Poetry Slam Champion and multi-platinum winning songwriter. His groundbreaking performances include selling out the largest one-man poetry show in Los Angeles history, being the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque Du Soleil, and being featured on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and ESPN’s World Series of Poker. Ultimately, IN-Q writes to entertain, inspire, and challenge his audiences to look deeper into the human experience and ask questions about themselves, their environment, and the world at large.

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Emily Fletcher
Founder, Ziva Meditation

Mastering Your Time

Sat Dec 2     10a – 6p  NYC

Are you in an abusive relationship with time? Feel like you’re running out of time? Running late? Behind schedule? We stress ourselves out based on imaginary timelines. Deadlines can be useful, they also can cause needless stress.

One of Emily’s favorite time hacks is, “I’m ahead of schedule. I’m a time billionaire.” Every day, twice a day, we as meditators have the opportunity to move beyond the realm of thinking, which moves us beyond the realm of time. We get to dip into this vast, boundless, timeless state of consciousness which changes the way we interact with time in our waking state.

Ever seen the movie, Inception? There are 3 different layers of time. Time happens horizontally (past/present/future), vertically (past/present/future happening simultaneously) and a third layer of time, in which there is only one time, and it is now. As you change your state of consciousness in the now, it changes the lens through which you see your past. Changing the lens through which you see your past uplevels your past which affect your present. This can start a loop, in a beautiful upward spiral.

This intensive will give you mental tools to visit earlier versions of yourself, so that traumatic or unpleasant memories feel less overwhelming. Access younger versions of yourself, re-live memories knowing that you have support and that (spoiler alert!) everything turns out beautifully in the end.

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Ayurvedic NutritionLauren Zander
Author, Private and Corporate Coach

Mastering Your Relationships

Sat May 13   10a – 6p NYC

Before Lauren blows your mind and calls you on ALL your BS, we will begin the series with an in depth foundation training. Think of this as the spiritual interpretation of The Big Bang.  Why nothingness became somethingness.  Finally the answer to the age old questions, “why are we here?” and “where did we come from?” How did nothingness become somethingness?  If you understand fundamentals of nature, you’ll see it playing out in every area of your life.  The Foundation training will be available as a recording and will be a prerequisite to attending any of the other Moving into Mastery series.

Then Lauren Zander, Emily’s coach, will help you understand your patterns.

We will start with your relationship with yourSELF. You are the one constant in every relationship. We will then clear your relationship with your parents. The ‘operating system’ you inherited from them will continue to play out in every romantic and platonic relationship in your life until you bring it into the light.

No matter your relationship status or sexual orientation, this intensive will take you on a deep dive down the relationship rabbit hole

  • Upgrade the Operating System you inherited from your parents
  • Learn tools to break old patterns and make new ones
  • How to tell if a relationship is still relevant
  • How to see the most beautiful parts of someone
  • Exploring the masculine and feminine sides of you
  • The myth of heterosexuality

Relationships are meant to be an outlet for our fulfillment, not a place to go to fill ourselves up. This powerful day will help you call in the love you want or optimize the relationship you have.

About Lauren:

Lauren Handel Zander is a life coach, university lecturer, public speaker, author, and the Co-Founder and Chairman of Handel Group, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company based in New York City. She has spent over 20 years coaching thousands of private clients: entrepreneurs, couples, families, professors, politicians, Emmy, Peabody and Academy Award-winning artists, Grammy-winning musicians and Fortune 500 CEOs. Her corporate clients have included executives from Sony BMG, The New York Times, News Corp, J. Walter Thompson Agency, Citibank, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Uniworld, The Gap Inc., BASF, NYU Langone Medical Center, and Vogue. She has fixed corporate business relationships, mediated contract negotiations, reconciled marriages, and helped resolve complex family issues.

Attendees of this intensive will receive a complimentary copy of Lauren’s new book, Maybe It’s You.

This course has passed. If you purchase the full series you will receive an audio recording of this and any prior courses.

Max Lugavere
Expert in Cognition Nutrition

Mastering Your Body

Sat & Sun Jun 10 -11     11a – 6p NYC

Buckle up. This is the the most comprehensive intensive of the whole series. We’ll be covering the beautiful art and science of Ayurveda. Learn to use food as the powerful medicine it is to strengthen and purify your body

Ayurveda empowers you to take responsibility for your own health. See imbalances before they become acute. There are no ‘rules’ in Ayurveda. It’s not telling you what you should or shouldn’t do. Instead it gives you the tools to counterbalance. Start to see your body as a whole complete system that perfectly knows how to heal itself. Take your power back from doctors and our broken healthcare system.

You’ll take our ‘Dosha quiz’ to learn your Ayurvedic body type.

Emily’s going to share her favorite Ayurvedic tools including:

  • How to hack insomnia
  • The best way to start your day
  • Healthy skin from within
  • Oil pulling/ tongue scraping.

Get ready to get your freak on. Even if you don’t use every tool you learn, you’re gonna find some gems.

Max Lugavere will teach you how to eat for optimal mental performance aka Cognition Nutrition. Discover how to optimize your food, your exercise, your meditation habits for better performance. Max will share his insight on:

  • Balancing your hormones
  • Weight loss
  • Best healthy fats
  • Reversing your biological age
  • Optimize cognitive function
  • Minimize risk for disease

About Max:

Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, TV personality, and science communicator. He is the director of BREAD HEAD, the upcoming documentary which is the first to track the science of dementia prevention. His Kickstarter for the film drew support from thousands of people around the globe. He is a recurring expert on The Dr. Oz Show and has hosted content for WebMD, Vice, and Yahoo Health. His Facebook vlogs have garnered thousands of fans where he delivers bite-sized blasts of easily digestible information on health science topics ranging from intermittent fasting to the microbiome. He is a prolific speaker and has been invited to speak at the NY Academy of Sciences and Equinox’s 2016 High Performance Living Symposium.

This course has passed. If you purchase the full series you will receive an audio recording of this and any prior courses.

Andrew Huberman, PhD
Neuroscientist at Stanford

Mastering Your Brain

Tues & Wed, July 18 & 19     6-9p NYC

Your brain is responsible for printing every cell in your body and for making every decision. Let’s get to know it, shall we?

Gain an intellectual understanding of how meditation is structurally changing your brain, and be able to communicate that to others. Learn how different styles of meditation impact the brain differently from one of the most cutting edge neuroscientists on the planet.

Andrew will give you a state of the art kit of brain tools (based in neuroscience) that will:

  • Rapidly re-set your brain to flow state
  • Increase focus, creativity & empathy
  • Help you learn faster
  • Use your fear instead of it using you

About Andrew:

Andrew Huberman, Ph.D., is a tenured professor of Neurobiology, Ophthalmology and BioX at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, Ca. He studies function and plasticity of the healthy and diseased brain

The Huberman Lab’s work has been featured in TIME, Scientific American, Nature, Science, and Discover Magazines. Dr. Huberman has been awarded multiple career awards for his work including from The McKnight Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, and the Cogan Vision Award for bringing genetics to the modern study of visual perception. Dr. Huberman writes for NPR and Rolling Stone. Far from the stereotypical scientist/academic, Andrew lives with one foot planted in experimental neuroscience and the other foot in the future of applied neuroscience. Andrew is passionate about bringing awareness to the world about how the brain works, and to developing tools to rewire the brain in order to alleviate suffering and positively shape the human experience.

This course has passed. If you purchase the full series you will receive an audio recording of this and any prior courses.

Samantha Clark
VP, National Financial Network

Mastering Your Money

Sat Sept 9       10a – 6p NYC

Shift your mindset around money from lack and fear to a place of abundance and generosity.

Money is the boogeyman that we all congratulate each other for being afraid of. Money is just energy and it is meant to flow. Learn the real power of generosity, and how creating more an outflux creates more of an influx.

Understand how meditation can increase your deserving power so you value your own time more, which makes you more valuable to others.

Most of us are drowning in abundance but we can’t see it because we’re so conditioned to worshiping our non-possessions. This intensive will give you daily tools to help shift your mindset from watering the weeds into watering the flowers. Get practical tools to start celebrating everything you have.

A lot of us spend more time cleaning our closets than we do on making a  financial plan. What if you could actually have fun while creating a retirement plan for yourself? What if reading your bank statement and doing your taxes could actually be enjoyable?

About Samantha:

Samantha Clark is the VP and managing director of National Financial Network and has been with the Guardian Life Insurance since 2001. Samantha started her career in Buffalo, NY and transferred to NFN in 2014 to build their Garden City, NY office. She received her bachelors of science degree in finance and bachelors of arts degree in choreography from SUNY Buffalo. Samantha’s passion is to help others find their next level of success; personally, professionally and financially. She looks forward to helping others whether they are looking to design a full financial plan, or are seeking a new career opportunity.

She will offer practical financial advice for investing, paying off debt, starting a company and investing in your retirement.

This course has passed. If you purchase the full series you will receive an audio recording of this and any prior courses.


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