Yoga for translators: increase your concentration and fight the sitting disease

Format: Webinar presentations
Topic: Health and lifestyle for translators

Course summary
Start time:Mar 20, 2015 18:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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Language:English
Summary:Learn how to do yoga at your desk, find the time for a whole practice but also what are the benefits of this discipline and how does this can turn our hectic schedule into a productive one.
Description
In one hour we will see how yoga can help translators to fight the sitting disease while also helping them become more focused and boost their mood.

Course program:

• An introduction to yoga and meditation
• The business benefits of yoga
• Meditation basics
• Do yoga at your desk
• Types of yoga: how to choose the right one
• How to fit your new routine into your schedule
Target audience
• Freelancers starting out
• Experience freelancers
• Anyone with a passion for yoga and fitness
Learning objectives
In this hour you will learn:

• what is yoga and why translators can benefit from its principles
• how to do yoga and meditate
• how to fit your fitness routine in your schedule
• what are some key business benefits of this practice
Prerequisites
Basic understanding of yoga terminology and a general interest for this discipline and fitness
Program
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Course program:

• An introduction to yoga and meditation
• The business benefits of yoga
• Meditation basics
• Do yoga at your desk
• Types of yoga: how to choose the right one
• How to fit your new routine into your schedule
Virtual platform system requirements
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Virtual platform system requirements

Test your connectivity before the online session takes place: http://www.proz.com/faq/4997#4997.

For PC-based Users:

• Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server
• Required: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Recommended: Dual-core 2.4GHz CPU or faster with 2GB of RAM (recommended)

For Mac®-based Users:

• Required: OS X 10.7 Lion, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks and 10.10 Yosemite
• Required: Safari™ 3.0 or newer, Firefox® 3.0 or newer or Google™ Chrome™ 5.0 or newer (JavaScript™ and Java™ enabled)
• Internet Connection Required: Cable modem, DSL, or better Internet connection
• Required: Intel processor (1GB of RAM or better recommended)

To Use VoIP (microphone and speakers or headset):

• Fast Internet connection (384 kbps or more recommended)
• Speakers or headset (USB headset recommended)
• NOT required: Microphone - attendees can communicate with the trainer through incorporated chat.

Recommendations

• For the visual section of the training course, we recommend that you have a 64kbps link. This means using an ISDN line or Broadband. Wireless connection is NOT recommended.
• For the audio section of the training course, we recommend that you have a headset or speakers.
• We recommend that you log in 30 minutes in advance of the start time to prepare for the training course.

Courses will be open half an hour before the start time. Please login before the start time to ensure that everything on your system is working correctly.
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Participation fee includes:

• access to webinar session.
• unlimited access to the webinar recording.
• powerpoint slides to remind participants of the key points and lessons learned.
• certificates of attendance.

How do I purchase my spot?

To purchase your seat at this session please click on the "buy" button. Available slots are limited and will be assigned to registered and paid participants as soon as payment is reported. Early payment is advised in order to secure participation. Allow some time for payment processing if you are paying by wire transfer.

After your payment is received, your status will be changed to “registered and paid” and your spot for the session will be secured. An invoice and receipt of payment will be sent to you for your records.

How do I access the online platform?

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Important: Those that purchase a seat in advance may be able to pay an "early bird" or cheaper price, and those that confirm participation later or last minute, may likely get to pay a higher fee. In some training sessions a price increase based on the number of registrants may also apply, i.e. the first 15 registered pay one price, the next 10 pay a a slightly higher price etc.

Early payment is advised in order to secure participation and help reach the course minimum participation - unfortunately, courses may occasionally be cancelled or rescheduled, if the confirmed participation in advance is very low.


Trainer
 Sara Colombo    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Sara is a qualified En-Fr-Sp>Italian translator with 6 years of experience within the marketing, business and CE/medical devices fields backed by relevant working experience in the marketing industry.

She is also the author of the book ‘Balance Your Words. Stepping in the translation Industry’ and a blogger at www.saracolombotranslations.com
A marketer by heart, Sara loves to use social media to connect with peers but also to find new markets and niches. To get in touch with her connect through Twitter (@sc_translations), LinkedIn (Sara Colombo), Facebook (Sara Colombo Translations) or visit her blog!
Comments about this course

Yoga for translators: increase your concentration and fight the sitting disease

Iván Madrigal Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 17:57
English to Spanish
Another schedule or recording?Mar 19, 2015

Hi Sara,

Thanks for offering this Webinar, it looks really interesting.
I would like to attend, but I am not going to be in front of the screen tomorrow at 19:00... Is there any chance to have a recorded version of it?

Bests,
Iván


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Another schedule or recording?Mar 19, 2015

Iván Madrigal wrote:

Hi Sara,

Thanks for offering this Webinar, it looks really interesting.
I would like to attend, but I am not going to be in front of the screen tomorrow at 19:00... Is there any chance to have a recorded version of it?

Bests,
Iván


Hello Iván,

Thank you for your interest in the training.

Even if you do not attend the online session you will still have a certificate of attendance and unlimited access to the video recording. Materials will be shared via email within one working week after the session. Hope this helps.

My bests,
Helen


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Kathleen Misson Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 17:57
Member (2009)
Spanish to English
Is there a link to place an order for the course?Mar 19, 2015

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Is there a link to place an order for the course?Mar 19, 2015

Kathleen Misson wrote:

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Hello Kathleen,

You should see an option to register and pay for the course in the top right corner of this page under "Course registration"
Last minute - 9 seats remain

Please follow the purchase steps suggested and do not hesitate to submit a support request if you have any doubts, https://www.proz.com/support/ Thanks!

My bests,
Helen


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