Instructor:  Rebecca Andestic

Community: Grades 2-5, EDL Afterschool Program, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: January 1, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Listening

Props/Music Resources Required: chime, sphere, various sensory items, Yoga Calm Book

Lesson Plan:


  • Chime – to bring everyone’s awareness and attention together—have a student ring the chime; have students raise a hand when they no longer hear sound
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere—have another student lead w/the sphere
  • Pulse Count


  • Child’s Pose
  • Table – (on hands and knees)
  • Cat/Cow
  • Down Dog – step up to Forward Fold
  • Volcano Breath – send out thoughts, intentions to someone you care about
  • Yoga Flow – Mountain—Forward Fold—Half Lift—High Plank—Low Plank—Cobra—Down Dog—Mountain (3X)
  • Standing Flow – Roots; Up Mountain—Warrior I—Warrior II—Star (shine your bright self stars! Expand (activate muscles and even mini back bend and head lifts up)—Warrior II (other side), Warrior I—Up Mountain (3x)
  • Personal Space – with partners: discuss how one needs to pay attention to non-verbal cues. Also, discuss cultural differences.
  • Trust Walk and Sensory Journey – with partners
  • Yes/ No Game


  • Chime – to bring everyone back to center (student rings) Others raise hand when they no longer hear a sound.
  • Pulse Count
  • Seated or Supine Spinal Twist – both sides
  • Changing Channels Relaxation (pg. 108) – discuss when it might be useful to know how to change channels in life.

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