Awake & Evolve: Cycle 3 – Stepping Stone Meditation

The third cycle of Awake & Evolve workouts builds strength and endurance in the lower body, with brief meditations to calm the mind and relieve stress.

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”
~Thich Nhat Hanh~

Bring your awareness to your breathing. Breathe deeply from your belly inhale and exhale with little effort.

Let your awareness travel back to joyful memories or moments in your life. Think about the moments when you experienced greatest happiness and joy.

Feel yourself begin to smile as as you continue to keep the focus on positive thoughts and memories.

Begin to imagine yourself somewhere in nature walking along a stone path. Each stone you touch releases a feeling a joy, peace, happiness, and calm. Feel your feet touch each stone and notice what sensations might arise. Notice the clear blue sky above and feel the warm sun gently touch your skin as you continue to walk.

Stay on this journey walking along the stone path for 10-20 minutes. As you leave this meditation notice a sense of lightness, peace, and joy.