I have done this excercise with my SD classes. Many people can feel the intention. Other people may have trouble because it feels king of dreamy to them.
My inner voice has become very powerful the more I listen to it. I have a practice that now I acknowledge my inner voice whenever I hear it. I may not follow it's idea but I always say. "I hear you." More often than not I wish I had listened. ;o)
Aikido training has been so important to me because my mind and body seemed so separate. My training has overcome this and mind-body co-ordination is the rule for me now instead of the exception.
Berkshire Hills Aikido