Instructor: Ginger Skille

Community: Anxiety Group, School Setting, 30 minutes

Plan Creation Date: April 1, 2016

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – with the Hoberman Sphere: Begin by sitting tall with your shoulders back, chin up. Today you have strength, to do your best.
  • Ring Chime – Listen: Raise your hand when you do not hear the sound of the chime anymore.


  • Mountain – Listen to the sounds you might hear on a mountain, echoes of your voice, a waterfall, or birds. We can be strong.
  • Upward Mountain, Crescent Moon – Continue to listen, imagine what do you hear?
  • Tree Pose – Trees are strong, each year adding another layer of strength and growth.
  • Eagle Pose – both sides: Find your focus (focus on you, your ideas and confidence self) here and give yourself permission to try again if you become off balance)
  • Wood Chopper – Take the worried you, release the worry through each chop.
  • Child’s Pose – Connect your body to the earth, including your head (with your fists) or arms.
  • Sit Criss Cross – Focus your ears and your eyes and your mind on the story.


  • Relaxation – Read ‘Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun,’ by Maria Dismondy-Have the strength and courage and to be who you are.
  • Ring Chime – Listen: Raise your hand when you do NOT hear the sound of the chime anymore.

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