Over the past few years, I (Dawn) have learned to really take my time and spend 30 minutes every day to get into the body. It is a mindfulness practice which can help you delve deeper into the flow state when you are in your practice. Another piece of this puzzle is an essay over at the Flow Arts Institute about this practice, if you would like to take a look at that.
Be patient with yourself
Take your time
Feel what you are really feeling
These are keys to the practice that no one ever talks about, but will increase your skill level by miles.