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Ep 8: The Importance of Body Awareness
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Ep 8: The Importance of Body Awareness

Why we pay so much attention to the body in mindfulness practice

In this livestream session of Take A Pause recorded on 5 May 2024, Mindfulness Coach Erin Lee highlights the importance of body awareness in self-regulation and building resilience in times of stress.

She guides the community in a body awareness practice of opening the five senses, attending to physical sensations, and a sweeping body scan. She closes the session with a reading of Mary Oliver’s poem The Spirit Likes to Dress Up.

Practice begins: 04:09

Reading begins: 25:10

Meditation duration: 21 minutes


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Take A Pause
Sometimes all we need is a pause to discover how to live better. In each Take A Pause episode, Mindfulness Coach Erin Lee highlights a core theme, guides the community in a no-frills practice of paying attention to ourselves, and invites contemplation by sharing a short reading curated from a book or a poem.