Instructor:  Jeanne Fritz

Community: Ages 6-12, Setting?, 30-45 minutes

Plan Creation Date: January 1, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Grounding

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: participants feel connected; ready to learn/participate

Props/Music Resources Required: yoga mats, music, CD player, Hoberman Sphere

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere: 10 breaths – Feel your feet connected to the floor; Lengthen through your spine and allow your shoulders to move away from your ears. Compliment counter and breather.


  • Mountain – Feel strong
  • Roots – Connect to the earth, find center
  • Tree – Feel feet push into earth; arms expand up, balance – Trade sides
  • Foreword fold – Release
  • Social Emotional Activity – Strong conversation – Who/ what keeps you strong
  • Tree – strong, stable, open, grows (nutrients), opening up


  • Relaxation
  • Child’s Pose – breathing, 6 breaths
  • Twist – turn to right; up

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