Join Penny as she helps you deepen your mindfulness practice. In this simple exercise, you'll learn to scan your body in a new way, by slowly progressing from head to toe. Over time, this practice can help you recognize when you're clenching muscle groups (think: shoulders or jaw) and then soften.
Penny Mechley-Porter is a licensed professional counselor in private practice serving adults and children. After receiving her M.A. in counseling (Edinboro University), she worked at Sarah Reed Children's Center and in the Dean Ornish Program. Earlier in her career, Penny was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali, West Africa, then used her computer science degree (Indiana University) as a trainer in businesses across the U.S.