Frequently Asked Questions

This page contains a complete listing of the most frequently asked questions about the Total Mind-Body Detox online course. 

Q. How do I enroll in the Total Mind-Body Detox course?

A. Simply fill out your information and payment details on the course purchase page. Once your purchase is complete, we will email you a confirmation that you have successfully enrolled for the course and detailed instructions on accessing the course. The enrollment window is open now through Wednesday January 31st, 2018.

Q. How do I access the course?

A. Once you complete the enrollment process, go to www.chopra.com and log in with your Chopra account using the account credentials you used to purchase the course. Once logged in, you will click on the Hello, your name link located on the top right hand corner of your screen and then click the My Courses link. The course will appear in the Enrolled Courses area of your dashboard.

Q. How is the Total Mind-Body Detox program different from other detox programs?

A. Unlike other detoxes that require fasting or deprivation to cleanse the body, the Total Mind-Body Detox is a gentle and easy system, created by Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. Sheila Patel. The detox combines the wisdom of ancient healing Ayurvedic traditions with the newest discoveries of modern medicine, helping you experience mind-body-spirit well-being. The course provides a five-week, hands-on, in-depth system that gently cleanses the body so that you can experience greater health, ease, and joy in your life. 

Q. What are the benefits of the Total Mind-Body Detox?

A. The benefits of this detox are both physical and mental. You may have fewer aches and pains, sleep more soundly, have improved digestion, feel more patient, and have more energy and vitality overall. 

Q. Who should not participate in a detox?

A. You should not do a detox if you are pregnant, nursing, have undergone major surgery within the past 8 weeks, are actively undergoing cancer treatment, or are very sensitive to herbs and supplements. If you have severe digestive issues (inflammatory bowel disease, significant food allergies or sensitivities), you can still benefit from the course with some modifications. If you take blood thinners or multiple medications, or if you are still unsure whether you should participate in a detox, please consult your doctor. 

Q. What kind of preparation will I need to do for the Total Mind-Body Detox?

A. We will guide you through all of the preparations necessary to participate in the Total Mind-Body Detox, including a pantry cleanse, shopping guides, meal plans, and recipes.

Q. Which of Deepak Chopra’s books is this course based on?

A. The Total Mind-Body Detox is loosely developed from content in Deepak Chopra’s book Perfect Health, as well as What Are You Hungry for?

Q. How long is the course?

A. The course starts on Thursday February 1st, 2018 and your last session is released on Sunday March 4th, 2018. The course is approximately five weeks long and contains five sessions. However, you have lifetime access to your course and you may navigate through the course at your own pace.

Q. How many sessions are there and what are their release dates?

A. There are five sessions in the Total Mind-Body Detox course. The sessions open at midnight Pacific Standard Time (PST) on the session release date. You will have lifetime access to each of the sessions once they are opened. Below are the session release dates:

  • Session 1: What Is an Ayurvedic Detox? - Thursday, February 1st

  • Session 2: Preparation - Sunday, February 11th

  • Session 3: Cleanse - Sunday, February 18th

  • Session 4: Rejuvenation - Sunday, February 25th

  • Session 5: Cultivating Health for Life - Sunday, March 4th

Q. How long is each Total Mind-Body Detox session? How long is the total course?

A. While everyone will learn and integrate the teachings at his or her own individual pace, it will typically take about four hours to complete each session – for a total of 20 hours for the entire course. That includes time spent watching the videos, doing the exercises, reading the supplemental materials, writing in your journal, and listening to the live calls. You will have lifetime access to the course and you can access the course material at any time one the session is open and go through the course at your own pace.

Q. Will the previous sessions be available after the next session is released?

A. Yes, once a session has opened you will have lifetime access to it.

Q. How do the live calls work? Does that mean I will be receiving a phone call? Do I call in to be part of the call?

A. There will be three types of live calls throughout the course. Live Calls will feature Dr. Sheila Patel to answer live questions from course participants. Coaching Calls will feature Chopra Center coaches to assist with accountability, check-ins, and answer live questions with course participants. Special Live Calls will feature Dr. Deepak Chopra to answer live questions from course participants and one Welcome Call during the first week of the course to review the Chopra Online learning platform and course format. You will receive call-in details via email before each scheduled live calls. If you submit a question (prior to the call, via the Community Forum or Facebook group) you may be chosen to ask it aloud during the call. If you do not submit a question or your question is not chosen, you will still be given access to listen to the live call.

Q. When are the live calls and how long do they normally last?

A. All live calls last anywhere from 30 minutes to just over an hour.

  • Welcome Call with Chopra Center Certified Instructor Jenna Saunders: Friday, February 2nd at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Live Call #1 with Dr. Sheila Patel: Wednesday, February 7th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Coaching Live Call #1 with Chopra Center Coaches Micole Noble & Ali Duffey: Friday, February 9th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Live Call #2 with Dr. Sheila Patel: Wednesday, February 14th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Coaching Live Call #2 with Chopra Center Coaches Micole Noble & Ali Duffey: Friday, February 16th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Special Live Call #1 with Dr. Deepak Chopra: Monday, February 19th at 9:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Live Call #3 with Dr. Sheila Patel: Wednesday, February 21st at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Coaching Live Call #3 with Chopra Center Coaches Micole Noble & Ali Duffey: Friday, February 23rd at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Coaching Live Call #4 with Chopra Center Coaches Micole Noble & Ali Duffey: Friday, March 2nd at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Special Live Call #2 with Dr. Deepak Chopra: Saturday, March 3rd at 1:15 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Live Call #4 with Dr. Sheila Patel: Wednesday, March 7th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

  • Coaching Live Call #5 with Chopra Center Coaches Micole Noble & Ali Duffey: Friday, March 9th at 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Q. What happens if I miss a live call or a session release during the Total Mind-Body Detox course?

A. Don't worry. Once a session is released you will be able to access it at any time. Once the live call is over, it will be recorded and added into the Live Calls section of the course (under Resources) within 24-48 hours of the live call, where you can listen to it as many times as you would like.

Q. Is participation in the Community Forum or Facebook Group required?

A. No, participation in the Community Forum or Facebook Group is not required. However, the private discussion forum is designed to help you integrate the course more deeply. We encourage you to ask questions and receive support from others on the same journey.

Q. How will I access the private Facebook group?

A. We will provide you with a link in your Welcome email. Navigate to the link and click Join Group and we will add you to the group once we verify you have enrolled in the course.

Q. Is the Facebook group private? Can I share personal stories without risking my Facebook friends seeing it?

A. Yes, the Facebook group is entirely private. Only those who have enrolled in the Total Mind Body Detox course can join the group. Chopra Center Certified staff closely moderate all posts to ensure a loving, supportive and positive community that facilitates growth and transformation. All comments made are hidden from your friends’ timelines.

Q. How long will the course be available for me?

A. You will have lifetime access to the Total Mind-Body Detox course. All sessions, resources, video and audio content will remain open for you to navigate at your leisure. However, we recommend downloading all of the live calls using the the download button to ensure you have lifetime access to them. live calls and Community Forum posts are subject to removal with new releases of the course.

Q. I am not very technologically savvy. Can I still do the course? What do I need to participate in the course?

A. Yes, absolutely! If you can navigate a simple web page you should have no problem accessing the Total Mind-Body Detox course. All you need is an Internet connection to access the course. Because there is streaming video, a broadband connection is recommended. There is a scheduled Live Welcome Call on Friday, February 2nd at 12 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST) where a Chopra Center Certified Instructor will navigate course participants through the Chopra Online platform. If you are unable to listen to this call during the scheduled time, it will be recorded and added into the Live Calls section of the course (under Resources) within 24-48 hours of the live call, where you can listen to it as many times as you would like.

Q. Is the Total Mind-Body Detox course mobile-friendly?

A. Yes, you may enjoy the full course experience from a desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

Q. What if I need technical assistance?

A. For technical assistance, please contact our customer care team at chopraonlinehelp@chopra.com

Q. If applicable, when will my card be charged if I select the 3 payment plan?

A. You will be charged the first increment of $147 when you purchase the course, and then every 30 days after.

Q. When will my card be charged if I select the 6 payment plan?

A. You will be charged the first increment of $80.83 when you purchase the course, and then every 30 days thereafter.

Q. Can I get a refund if I'm not satisfied with a Chopra Online experience?

A. Yes, we have a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all Chopra Online experiences. You may request a refund from the time of your purchase through 14 days after the course launch date. The last day to request a refund will be February 14th. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at chopraonlinehelp@chopra.com or call 760.494.1688 to request your refund. Please allow up to 30 days to receive a credit. You can keep any bonuses you received at no cost.

Q. If I am eligible for a bonus, when will I receive it?

A. You will receive an email with details to redeem your bonus prior to the start date of the course. 

Q. Can I receive continuing education credits for this course? 

A. We do not offer continuing education credits for this course at this time. This course is for your own enrichment and is not part of a continuing education or certification program.

The 4-Part Healthy Aging Workshop with Deepak and the Total Mind-Body Detox course are meant for informational purposes only. They should not replace or override medical advice from your physician.