Join Scott Shute for an in-depth discussion in this video Hu mantra practice, part of Mindful Meditations for Work and Life.
- [Instructor] I invite you to find a comfortable … yet alert position. … And just allow your inhalations … and exhalations to stretch out a little bit. … Allow yourself to fully arrive in this moment … and just be here, be present, … and this moment is the only one we really have. … We're going to be singing this word hue together, … and it's sung out loud in long breaths, … and you can come in or out whenever you like. … If you're more comfortable you can just sit … and listen, but there is certainly a power … to the singing itself. … I prefer to close my eyes for this, … but if you like you can keep them open … and keep your gaze softly down, softly lowered. … And just let yourself relax, let your shoulders relax, … your face relax. … Feel the weight of your body into your chair … and feel supported. … And know that you are welcome here. … I'd invite you to think of something … that gives you great joy, great happiness, … perhaps gratitude, and allow that feeling … to wash over you, to really feel …
- Adapting your posture and body language
- Breathing exercises
- Arrival practice
- Body scanning
- Loving kindness
- Sound-based exercise
- Keeping your meditation practice going
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Laying the Groundwork for Success with Meditation
2. Three Breaths
Three breaths practice1m 55s
Arrival practice4m 38s
4. Counting Breaths
5. Deep Breathing
7. Body Scan
Body scan practice14m 26s
9. Sound-Based Exercise: Singing Hu
10. Making It Stick
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