Establishing Receptive Attention (shared by Enryu from her many years of Classical Indian Dance Training)
Establishing receptive attention in the Body-bring attention the hands, feet, and spine and trace the path of attention through the body.
Gather energy-open your eyes and see what is being offered, draw it in.
Bring forth Gratitude-to the earth, the mystery, teachers, all beings (you can touch the earth and then two a three part Anjali over the head, at the forehead, and at your heart.
End with a verse on Inter-being/Interconnection:
My body is the universe,
My expression connects me to everything,
I am adorned with the sun, the moon, and the stars.
I bow down to the mystery