Yoga Nidra – Part 2 | Technique 2 | Stage 5

Stage 5: rotation of awareness

Now we will rotate awareness through the different parts of the body . . .

We will take a trip through the body.

Remember: you must be aware of each part of the body in turn.

Either you can feel the sensation from each part of the body . . .

Or you can create a mental picture of that part of the body . . .

Or you can mentally name that part of the body once.

Choose for yourself.

Please remain alert and aware of the instructions.

Don’t try too hard.

First be aware of your right hand … then right hand thumb, second finger, third finger, fourth finger, fifth finger, all the fingers together, the palm, back of the right hand, wrist, elbow, right shoulder, armpit, right side of the waist, right buttock, right thigh, knee, calf, ankle, heel, sole, top of the right toot, big toe, second toe, third toe, fourth toe, fifth toe, all the toes together . . .

Be aware . . .

Now the left side . . .

Left hand thumb, second finger, third finger, fourth finger, fifth finger, all the fingers together, the palm, back of the left hand, wrist, elbow, left shoulder, armpit, left side of the waist, left buttock, left thigh, be aware of the left thigh, knee, calf, ankle, heel, sole, top of the left foot, big toe, second toe, third toe, fourth toe, fifth toe, all the toes together . . .

Be alert. . .

Now the back . . .

Right buttock, left buttock, both buttocks together, right shoulder blade, left shoulder blade, both shoulder blades together, the spine from top to bottom, back of the head, top of the head, forehead, right eyebrow, left eyebrow, eyebrow centre, right eye, left eye, right ear, left ear, right cheek, left cheek, the nose, upper lip, lower lip, both lips together, the chin, the throat, right side of the chest, left side of the chest, the whole chest, the navel, right side of the abdomen, left side of the abdomen, the whole abdomen . . .

Be aware . . .

Now the major limbs . . .

Whole right leg, whole left leg, both legs together, right arm, left arm, both arms together, the head . . .

The whole body . . .

The whole body . . .

The whole body.

Please maintain awareness.

This is the end of 1 round.

Do 1 or 2 more complete rounds according to time available.

Do not move your body.

Be aware. Right hand, right hand thumb . . . etc.

Do 2 or 3 complete rounds.

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