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A relaxing “wind down body scan” for deep sleep

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Watch, listen, breathe, and visualize as gentle narration guides the head-to-toe muscle relaxation process for one minute and 25 seconds. Starting from the feet and gradually moving upward through the body, a calm voice encourages each set of muscles to “switch off” or relax. The objective: achieve a state of restfulness and calm conducive to sleep

Relaxing Wind Down Body Scan, a promotional video for their Sleep app, is the most-watched video on the Headspace YouTube channel.

relaxing muscles in the toes and arches
Try it a few times with the video, or narrate a longer, more detailed version for your tired kids and grownups. Toes, arches, heels, ankles, calves, knees, thighs, hips, lower back, stomach, chest, upper back, shoulders, upper arms, elbows, forearms, wrists, fingers, palms, neck, jaw, chin, mouth, nose, cheeks, ears, eyelids, brows, forehead, scalp…

tension melting away
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