1) Constructive Rest – set up to become comfortable for 3-5 minutes as you prepare to move awareness through the koshas and practice coherent breathing.
a) Start by bringing your awareness to the feet on the floor and then allow awareness to scan the rest of the body.
b) Bring awareness to the breath and notice how your breathing feels to you today.
c) Notice your ability to pay attention and observe whether you feel distracted or otherwise today.
d) Affirm your intention for today’s practice – this could include stating to yourself how you wish to feel.
e) Bring hands onto belly and begin to slow down and smooth out your breath, it may be helpful to imagine breathing into your hands.
f) You may wish to count to 6 as you breathe in and 6 as you breathe out. Adjust the number to suit your lung capacity today.