Instructor: Tracy Cielto

Community: All Ages, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: October 29, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Community

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: To recognize how community supports and challenges us.

Props/Music Resources Required: Hoberman Sphere

Lesson Plan:


  • Students are seated cross-legged in a circle on the floor.
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere: 10 Breaths – One student leading with Hoberman Sphere and another counting off a selected number of breaths.
  • Back Breathing
  • Back Drawing – in a circle





  • Shoulder Clock
  • Partner Pull – teeter- totter: Grab both hands and come into squatting position. Take turns pulling hips down toward the floor – a cooperative stretch-and-balance exercise.
  • Tree Challenge II
  • Tree Circle
  • Yes/No Game – With reward – healthy treat or rock/crystal






  • Students lie on their backs with eyes closed.
  • Mindful Moment Card – on community – “ Imagine yourself in a peaceful setting. Now think of the people in your life who support you. Picture all of those people creating a protective circle around you. WHo are they? How do they support you?”




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