Instructor:  Coral Popowitz

Community: Grade 3, Classroom Setting, Residential Treatment, 30-45 minutes

Plan Creation Date: April 1, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: Emotional Regulation

Props/Music Resources Required: King images, Hoberman, chime, Music & CD player

Lesson Plan:


  • Chime – listen to the chime until it ends, how long can you listen, be strong, be in control
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere: 10 breaths
  • King Images – handed out, sit strong like a King


  • Mountain Pose – tall and strong, like a King before his people
  • Tree Pose – strength of balance, of mind, as you focus on the King image
  • Roots – align your feet, feel them firmly in the ground, imagine the strength of roots of your tree in the ground, strong and upright through an angry storm
  • Chair Flow – from mountain to mountain, building strength, feeling strong and in control
  • Warrior I – shoot strength out your fingertips to the walls, hold control of your arms, your legs, your patience
  • Woodchopper – a way to release your strong emotions without getting into trouble!
  • Archetype Game – taking turns being King


  • Stacked Hands on desk – feet still on the floor for 30 – practice being strong in stillness
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation – strong muscles, calm muscles, you control your muscles
  • One Minute Exploration – on being in the jungle, the King of the forest, walking still and strong through the land

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