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Total Brain Coaching: How to Change Your Habits to Live a Healthy, Happy, Enlightened Life

Course Dates: Now online. View at your own pace.

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Course Leaders: Professor Robert Keith Wallace, PhD, and Ted Wallace, RCC (Registered Corporate Coach)

Course Fee: $45 reduced course fee for everyone during this coronavirus time. (Normal course fee is $75.)

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Distinguished guest speakers who are world-class executive coaches

Pat Reed

Pat Reed has 40+ years of experience and her name is synonymous with business agility and Adaptive Leadership. Pat works with executives across a large number of organizations such as eBay, USAA, Walmart, Citrix, and Cisco, to assist them in defining value, product quality, creating differentiating customer satisfaction, and more. Pat’s unique skills include transformational leadership, connecting strategy to delivery and solving impossible business challenges by leveraging deep domain knowledge of human behavior, patterns, and design thinking.

Warren Blank

Warren Blank is President of The Leadership Group, a leadership and organizational development firm founded in 1986, with corporate headquarters in Seattle and field offices in Vero Beach, FL, and Fairfield, IA. Warren provides leadership training, consulting, and speaking for organizations throughout the US and 30 other countries. Corporate clients include over 70 Fortune 500 firms and 100 government agencies. He is the author of six books and numerous articles published in professional journals.

David Bishop

David Bishop is a former President of the multi-billion dollar company Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and will talk on Ideal Leadership. David is a visionary and a recognized authority in developing effective leaders. His passion for building high-performing teams and coaching executives has helped create a cadre of effective leaders in companies like Netflix, United Airlines, Google, IMAX, and Amazon.

Jim Bagnola

Jim Bagnola is an executive coach, an international speaker, and a corporate educator. He is an expert in the field of leadership and body-mind management, focusing on the influence of thinking patterns on health, happiness, success, and the capacity to lead. His clients have included US Secret Service, US Air Force, Marriott, Siemens, Motorola, Microsoft, and more.

AlexSandra Leslie

AlexSandra Leslie is the Founder and Visionary for New Insights Consulting and has been specializing in Authentic Expression, Communication Skills, and Conscious Leadership with Fortune 500 companies for over 30 years. AlexSandra‘s clients include members of the Executive teams of Cisco Systems, Charles Schwab,, HPE, State Street, Adidas, PayPal, ConocoPhillips, and Business for Social Responsibility.

Steve Farber

Steve Farber is the former Vice President of legendary management guru Tom Peters’ company and is the founder and CEO of The Extreme Leadership Institute—an organization devoted to helping its clients develop award-winning cultures and achieve radical results. The Institute’s team has helped over 25 companies earn a ranking on the Best Places to Work list. Steve’s first book, The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership, was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time. And his new book, Love Is Just Damn Good Business, published by McGraw-Hill, has been listed by Book Authority as one of the top business strategy books of 2020.

Erik Thompson

Erik Thompson is the principal of Thompson Leadership Development, where he helps senior executives across the country build exceptional teams, overcome high stakes relationship challenges, and become transformational business leaders. A professional leadership psychologist with more than 25 years in the coaching profession, Erik applies the science of systems leadership to his executive coaching and team development services. He has published peer-reviewed scientific papers on systems leadership.

Huy Nguyen

Huy Nguyen is a spirited Agile Coach who has been in the tech industry for over 20 years, previously as a Software Engineer, Engineering Lead, and Program Manager. He is currently a Principal Agile Coach and Trainer at Bank of the West. His teams learn to thrive using a creative approach combining concepts from Agile Coaching, Design Thinking, Professional Coaching, Aikido, Comedy Improv, and more. He holds certifications for Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC, ICP-ATF), Scrum (CSP, CSPO, CSM), and a Masters Degree in Computer Science.

Gordon Montgomery

Gordon is an Evolutionary Executive Coach, Holistic Wellbeing Coach, Chief Experience Officer, Management Consultant and Strategist, and a new member of our MIU Master program in Consciousness & Human Potential. Gordon has been trained and affiliated with the ICF & IAC coaching bodies, with Landmark Education and Vanto Group leadership development, with the Neuroscience Coaching Institute and and continues to expand his learning daily. Gordon received master coach training and now partners with Carolina Aramburo‘s incredible international team of radical results coaches: Soulful Radical Results Coaching.

Course Description

How to Change Your Habits to Live a Healthy, Happy, Enlightened Life
Total Brain Coaching is an effective, holistic system to help individuals, teams, and businesses to change their habits. This course explores:

  • What are the seven guiding principles of Total Brain Coaching?
  • How are habits formed in your brain?
  • How does Transcendental Meditation create new neural networks?
  • How can you change habits?
  • The value of good coaching to help everyone achieve their goals.
  • Life coaching for enlightenment.


We are happy to also have Dr. Fred Travis and Andrew Stenberg as special guest speakers during the course.

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace

Dr. Robert Keith Wallace did pioneering research on the Transcendental Meditation technique. His seminal papers on a fourth major state of consciousness—published in Science, American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American—supported a new paradigm of mind-body medicine and total brain development. Dr. Wallace is the founding President of Maharishi International University and has traveled around the world giving lectures at major universities and institutes on consciousness-based health programs. He is currently a Trustee of Maharishi International University and Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Health. Dr. Wallace has written a number of books, including his latest book, The Rest and Repair Diet: Heal Your Gut, Improve Your Physical and Mental Health, and Lose Weight, which integrates ancient Ayurvedic wisdom with the latest findings in modern medicine.

Ted Wallace

Ted Wallace is currently an Agile Coach at Cambridge Investment Research. He has completed Master of Science degrees in Computer Science and Physiology and is a certified ScrumMaster Professional (CSM, CSPO, CSP) and a registered corporate coach (RCC) with thousands of hours of coaching sessions completed. Ted was fortunate to spend a number of years under Maharishi’s direct guidance and was involved in projects such as running Maharishi AyurVeda Products International and developing computer programs for different parts of the TM organization.


Are there any prerequisites to take this course?
There are no prerequisites for this course.

How long are the videos available to view?
Videos are available to view for at least one year after signing up or after they are posted, whichever is later.

Where can I contact the organizer of this event with any questions?
Please email the Office of Continuing Education at Or you can call 641-919-0045 during office hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – noon and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (Central Time).

What is the refund policy?
We offer full refunds to anyone who requests them before starting the third class.


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