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Instructor: Aria Fiat

Community: Ages 6-9, Autism and ADHD Boys Group, Setting?, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: February 14, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Lesson Plan:


  • Chime – & supine breathing w/ animals on belly.
  • Pinwheel Breath – “close your eyes and imagine spinning your inner & outer pinwheels”.


  • Activate/Relax Walk – use your muscles to be still as a mountain/now relax and flow like water”.
  • Child’s Pose – w/ one minute exploration (about a special, still & calm place in nature).
  • Cat/Cow – “notice how your breath naturally pauses for a moment after each breath in”.
  • Plank – “keep your body activated & still like a plank of wood while you keep breathing”.
  • Down Dog –“find the moment between breathing in & out where your breath stands still”.
  • Forward Bend – “relax your body completely like a rag doll, focus on breath”.
  • Star – “use your feet to suck energy up from the floor & then shoot it out your fingertips”.
  • Warrior II – “become strong & focused like a warrior/ still except for your breath”.
  • Dancer – “pick a spot in front of you to focus your eyes on/relax the muscles in your face”.
  • Eagle – “have you seen how still quiet & still eagles are when perched on tree branches?”
  • Calm Voice


  • Back Drawing
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation

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