- Taking deep breaths.
- Collective sound and movement (e.g. drumming a rhythm together).
- Self-massage (e.g. a rubbing a drop of lotion into one's hands).
- More movement (e.g. rock along one's spine)
- Chant with fingers on vocal chords.
- A wiggling body scan.
- Dancing with scarves.
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