A 10-Minute Body Scan Practice

Explore this guided meditation from Tara Healey to bring attention to how your body feels.

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Practicing mindfulness through a body scan involves moving attention through various parts of the body:

Noticing sensations that are present in your feet or hands or legs such as tingling, tightness, temperature,or noticing lack of sensation, this is something to be aware of.

We’re practicing mindfulness each time that we bring attention to a body part and are aware that we are doing so.

We’re practicing mindfulness each time that we bring attention to a body part and are aware that we are doing so. We typically do the body scan by laying down on the floor or a soft surface, but if that’s not possible for you, you can certainly do the body scan while sitting in a chair.

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As  we begin  the body scan,  we’ll be slowly and  systematically moving attention  through the various regions of the  body, from the feet to the top of the  head, noting any physical sensations as we  go along.

1)    As you are lying on whatever surface you’re on, notice what it feels like to be lying there. Noticing the sensations present in this moment, noticing temperature, noticing points…

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