Meditation Practices – Body Scan

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we introduce the teaching of a body scan.


Be prepared to teach a body scan.


Name some asanas that may serve as the position from which to practice a body scan. Provide a sample script for a body scan. Describe teachings that may help students to stay mindful during a body scan. Describe the practice of “tense and release.”

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