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Loch Kelly is an author, meditation teacher, and psychotherapist. In this short practice, Kelly demonstrates a technique for pain relief through “Effortless Mindfulness,” a synthesis of ancient wisdom traditions, contemporary psychology, and current neuroscience.

Check out our other meditations on the topic of embodiment: Andrea Fella’s Transforming Stress Through Embodied Practice, and Abdi Assadi’s Grounding Our Consciousness.

Further resources from Tricycle on embodiment, somatic practices, and mind-body integration: 

A Dharma Talk from David Rome: Focusing for Meditators: Accessing the Wisdom of the Felt Sense 

A Dharma Talk from Kathy Cherry: The Wisdom of the Body: Connecting with your Inner Resilience

A Dharma Talk from Willa Blythe Baker: The Art of Somatic Mindfulness

A Guided Meditation from Guo Go: Relax & Connect

A Guided Meditation from Guo Go: Breathe & Experience

An Episode from the Life as It Is podcast with Martin Aylward: Coming Back to Embodiment

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