Deepak Chopra

Join us for this LIVE Black Belt broadcast for a morning mediation led by leader of the New Age Movement Deepak Chopra.

As part of the third and final day of the Martial Arts Supershow Virtual Summit we will start the day off with a morning meditation led by Deepak Chopra. Deepak Chopra is an author specializing in alternative medicine and a prominent figure in the New Age Movement. To begin our day


Deepak will address our group of martial artist and lead us through his own exercises which we can apply as martial artist. His routine of meditation, breathing, and centering of ones self is methodology that can be translated into all forms of martial arts.

Deepak Chopra is well know for his mediation expertise. The Chopra Center, his mediation program, has become a world renowned resource those seeking guided mediation. As part of our virtual training event Deepak will be addressing where the practice of mediation dissects the balance of martial arts.

To learn more about Deepak Chopra and for resources related to his books, online courses, and educational events click here!

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