834. Take the Dive!: a relaxing meditation and kid’s story

Kumar is going to do a diving start for the first time at his swim meet! What if he forgets how to do it?

Narrator: Female

Story Begins: 3:29

Take the Dive! Excerpt:

The car zipped along the sunny road. Wind whooshed through its open windows, and the radio blasted some happy tunes. Kumar bounced in his seat, excitement bubbling in his tummy.  Today he was competing in a swim meet! He couldn’t wait to get in the water and race against the other kids.

But there was a tiny knot of worry tangled in his excitement, too. Usually, Kumar would jump into the water and hold onto the wall before kicking off to race. Today was going to be different. Today, he was going to do a real diving start – jumping off from the starting block and gliding headfirst into the water.

Today’s Meditation: Enjoy the feeling of your body relaxing into the warm sand on a sunny beach.

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