Instructor:  Julie Geyen

Community: 7-12 year olds, yoga studio or after school program, 30-45 minutes

Plan Creation Date: July 1, 2013

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength

Lesson Plan:

Props/Music/Resources required: Music, CD player, Ready…Set… R.E.L.A.X., drum


  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere for 12 breaths
  • Belly Breathing – Student leads with Hoberman Sphere and another counts the appropriate number of breaths


  • Volcano Breath – Seated – Send heart thoughts out to someone or something that keeps you strong
  • Woodchopper – Let go of any thoughts that do not help you to stay strong, those thoughts that do not serve you
  • Pulse Count – with Distracters – What helped you to stay focused and strong?
  • Mat Flow 20 – Mountain to Mountain
  • Warrior I
  • Warrior II
  • Archetype Activity – Act out the archetype while the drum is beating, when the drum stops, freeze and wait for new archetype. Share which ones were easier and harder to act out.


  • Relaxation – Read “Pillar of Strength” from Ready…Set… R.E.L.A.X.


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