Population/Setting/Length: Grade 7, School Setting, 40 minutes

Plan Creation Date: 5/1/17

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Calm

  • Belly Breathing – seated/Hoberman. Model, then have student lead.
  • One-Minute Exploration – Think about a time when you felt strong.
  • Leg Stretches – While lying on the floor, students lift one leg at a time and stretch by holding thigh.

Activate

  • Volcano
  • Mountain/Upward
  • Forward Bend
  • Lunge/Warrior I
  • Downward Dog
  • Plank
  • Alternate Arms/Legs
  • Downward Dog
  • Lunge/Warrior I
  • Forward Bend
  • Chair
  • Upward/Mountain
  • Tree/Cactus

Calm

  • Volcano Breath with Heart Thoughts – Model Volcano Breath, and then Heart Thoughts.  Student then leads.  Add Heart Thoughts.
  • Floor Twist – Lie on floor, knees to chest, drop to one side with arms extended.  Look over opposite shoulder.  Take a few belly breaths in this pose.
  • Relaxation with Mindful Moments Card – Take a few breaths to clear mind and relax.  Listen to message on card.

Instructor:  Holly Cluff

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