Instructor: Renee Miller

Community: Ages 6-9, Classroom Setting, 30 minutes

Plan Creation Date: August 25, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Listening

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: To practice and strengthen our ability listen to our bodies and our hearts. To build an internal guide that promotes life giving choices

Props/Music Resources Required: Hoberman sphere, CD/CD Player

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – Student led Belly Breathing with Hoberman Sphere: Student chooses a number between 5 and 10.  Compliments.
  • Pulse Count – for 30 seconds – Two students share their counts.


  • Woodchopper – Discuss when Woodchopper might be helpful to our bodies?
  • Mountain – Student led Mountain.
  • Pulse Count – listen to your heart and see the difference between now and the previous pulse count we did. Compliments for student leader. Two students share their counts.
  • Roots – Close your eyes and allow your body to guide you to your center. What does it mean to be centered? How does being centered make the body feel?
  • Crescent Moon
  • Modified Dancer – using positive self-talk.


  • Twist
  • Progressive Relaxation – Bring awareness to the different parts of the body.

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