Instructor: Renee Miller

Community: Ages 6-9, Classroom Setting, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: September 5, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Grounding

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: To practice and strengthen our ability to connect with the earth and be present thus increasing our feelings of safety and security

Props/Music Resources Required: Drum, Hoberman sphere, Mindful Moment card, CD/CD Player

Lesson Plan:


  • Gifts from Nature – Place gifts from nature on individual mats.
  • Belly Breathing – Student led Belly Breathing with Hoberman Sphere: Student chooses a number between 5 and 10. Compliments.


  • Roots – Student led Roots – Imagine feet grounded with roots to hold you and keep you strong and safe (Press with 4 corners of the feet). Compliments.
  • Mountain to Mountain Flow – Student led Mountain to Mountain with Student led Drumming. Move into poses at 5 drum beats – Grounding, Activating, Expanding and Breathing with each pose. Compliments.
  • Eagle – Eagle on a cliff with Student led Drumming. Compliments.


  • Twist
  • Relaxation – from Ready..Set..R.E.L.A.X.

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