The Body

A meditation script for awareness of the body
  • Scan through your body from head to toe, notice the details

    • The top of your head

    • Eyebrows

    • Nose

    • Cheeks

    • Tongue

    • Ears

    • Neck

    • Shoulders

    • Biceps / triceps

    • Forearms

    • Fingers and fingertips

    • Spine

    • Chest

    • Abs

    • Booty

    • Quads

    • Hamstrings

    • Knees

    • Shins

    • Calves

    • Feet

    • Toes

  • Now, let it all dissolve into a cloud of sensation

  • Is there any discomfort? Any pain? Itchiness? Restlessness?

    • Notice it in detail

    • Don't try and fix it, or judge it

    • Just notice

  • Be grateful for your body working so hard

  • Think how much we ask of our bodies

    • Walking around

    • Carrying heavy objects

    • Sitting for hours

  • Appreciate all your body does for you, and consider what you can do for it

  • Think of a good night's sleep as a gift to your body

  • The same with a nutritious meal or physical exercise, even stretching

  • Your body will be with you for your entire life, it's best to take care of it accordingly

  • Now, explore the sensations in your body

  • If you find yourself lost in thought, come back to the feeling of your body resting on the floor / chair