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Instructor: Emily Manson

Community: Grades 2-6, Classroom Setting, 40 minutes

Plan Creation Date: April 1, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Listening

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – with teacher 3 times. Ask for student leader with counter and student to choose number of breaths between 8-15.
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman sphere, student leader and counter, leaders chose people for compliments one each.
  • Pulse Count – 30 seconds “listening to your heart”.


  • Review Poses – Alternate arm/leg kick, cobra, child pose, tree, eagle, remind everyone to continue to breath through each pose and during the story.
  • Moving Story – about Coyote – listen to hear the story and it will tell you, which pose to move into Coyote finds a special friend.
  • Volcano Breathing – listening to our positive self-talk and spreading our positive self-thoughts all around our world and us.


  • Twist – switch sides, give yourself a compliment about when you have listened to yourself.
  • Relaxation Time – Changing Channels.

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