Instructor:  Talia Torrano

Community: 11 – 14 year olds, community mental health agency

Plan Creation Date: May 1, 2013

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Grounding

Lesson Plan:

Props/Music Resources required: CD, CD player, rope lights, Hoberman Sphere, worksheet for Warrior 2

Welcoming: Ground rules


  • Belly Breathing – with breathing ball – Group member volunteer
  • Compliments
  • Lay on backs – find power center and heart – listening to both, grounding on the floor beneath body
  • Discuss grounding, brainstorm images


  • Mountain – grounding down as you exhale, using activation to become more grounded
  • Activate/Relax Walk
  • Sun Salutation – using breathing, expansion, and activation
  • Modified Dancer
  • Warrior 2 – past, present, future


  • Past, present, future worksheet
  • Relaxation – Progressive Relaxation, using grounding images



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