This gentle 6-minute exercise fine tunes your listening presence, readying you to meet whatever arises in your practice.
Try this 7 minute audio to open the door to Mindful Focusing from Grounded Aware Presence.
Embodied Listening is listening with the whole body, a kind of deep listening in which we are fully present for others, giving them space and support to share their experience fully, without interrupting, judging, shifting the topic to ourselves, or even trying to be helpful before help is asked for.
This 4 minute audio exercise is perfect preparation for: Focusing practice Meditation A performance An athletic event — anything that requires you to be alert, relaxed, aware, and on the spot. Listen to GAP and bring yourself to Grounded Aware Presence.
Some felt senses are strong enough that they force themselves into our awareness, like the feeling of butterflies in your stomach before going on stage. But, most of the time, felt senses lie below our ordinary level of consciousness. Only when we deliberately bring gentle, inquiring attention inside our body do we perhaps notice a fluttery or jittery sensation. Once we recognize this subtle felt sense, we can learn a lot about what it is that’s making us uncomfortable, and this often leads to a relaxation of the inner tension and fresh energy to go forward. Felt senses are subtle…