Instructor: Ryanne Truh

Community: Ages 7-18, Pediatric Inpatient Mental Health Setting, 30-60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: November 1, 2016

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength

Lesson Plan:


  • Strong Voice Worksheet – Help students identify their strength. Teach students ways in which they can cope with difficult times healthily.


  • Woodchopper – Help to release tension and energize the nervous system. USE BEFORE STRONG VOICE WORKSHEET.
  • Warrior I – Holding this pose to energize and find strength. Incorporate strong phrases such as “I am strong” and “I am a warrior.”
  • Warrior II – Hold this pose while repeating strong phrases or adding new phrases such as “I control my emotions” and “I am in control.”
  • Plank – Hold plank pose while stringing together warrior phrases and maybe adding a third one. “I am strong. I am in control. I can do it.”
  • Woodchopper – Ending with woodchopper and reminder of the strong voice.


  • Relaxation – Progressive Relaxation – Incorporate strong voice concepts.

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