Instructor: Robine Bots

Community: Ages 9-10, Boys Group, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: May 1, 2016

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Lesson Plan:


  • Welcome – introductions (children choose an animal they like when introducing themselves).
  • Ground Rules Intro – “Rules” for group (treat yourself like a king or queen…). Kids take a moment to notice items placed on their mat (different varieties of flowers, etc).
  • Hoberman Sphere Belly Breathing
  • Pulse Count – Pulse count with distraction-kids discuss what they notice in their bodies.


  • Yoga Calm Top 10 Sequence – starting with woodchopper, mountain pose, roots, crescent moon and modified dancer.
  • Pulse Count – quick pulse count
  • Tree Pose
  • Child’s Pose


  • Twist
  • Changing Channels – of the mind
  • Calm Voice Worksheet/Group Discussion
  • Relaxation – 1 minute exploration —using stillness Mindful Moment Cards which were placed under mats.

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