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How can I perform a scanning exercise on another person?

Master Stephen Co
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

For this exercise, it is better if you stand. Your subject can sit or stand. He should just relax and breathe naturally. He can keep his eyes closed if he wishes. He should keep his tongue on the roof of his mouth to increase sensitivity. Perform the four-step warm-up, then proceed.

  1. Stand 2 to 3 feet away from your subject. You should be off to the side rather than straight in front of or in back of him. You will scan the upper arm area (anywhere between the shoulder and the elbow). The arm, hand, and fingers of your scanning hand should be relaxed.
  2. Look at your target to tune in and form your intent to scan.
  3. Breathe slowly and deeply, using pranic breathing. Keep your awareness on the palm chakra of your scanning hand. Once you have looked at your target to establish your intent, keep your awareness on your scanning hand throughout the rest of the scanning exercise. Keep a positive, open-minded attitude.
  4. Beginning with your scanning hand about 3 feet away from your subject’s body, move your hand in slowly from whichever angle you choose toward your target spot. Breathe slowly and deeply. Move your scanning hand in carefully.
  5. Stop when you get that feeling of pressure, heat, tingling, or resistance. You should feel it as you get within 4 to 10 inches of the person. Remember, the average healthy adult has an inner aura that’s about 5 inches deep. Move your hand backward and forward a few times. Note how far out the aura extends. Really feel it. Once you definitely feel the energy, get a sense of its relative strength.
  6. If you don’t feel the energy right away, don’t be discouraged. Relax, breathe deeply, and move your hand back and then in again until you feel it. If after 5 minutes you still have difficulty feeling the energy, take a few minutes and repeat Hand Sensitivity Exercise 1 or 2, or tap your heart chakra.
  7. Scan a few different locations and from different angles. Walk around to the opposite side of your subject and scan in from that side. See if you can detect the overall shape and strength of the energy aura. Is it uniform? Does it feel 7 inches deep all the way around? Or, does one side feel 3 inches deep while another feels 9 inches deep? Does it feel relatively strong or weak?
  8. Conclude the exercise by walking around for a few minutes and shaking your arms and legs. Relax and take a few deep breaths.
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