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Instructor: Emily Manson

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

Plan Creation Date: February 18, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength

Focus:  Emotional Strength

Lesson Plan:


  • Drum to Mat
  • Standing Breathing – with Hoberman sphere – student leader, counter and counter selection (8-15). Compliments for each leader, one or two each.
  • Check-In with your bodies today see how they are feeling today.


  • Volcano Breath – 3 silent, 3 with volcano sound.
  • Mountain – activate our bodies, pulling strength to the center.
  • Upward Mountain – climb to the top of our mountains with positive self talk.
  • Crescent Moon – notice how we can be strong and flexible.
  • Warrior II – (challenge with 30 drum beats) use strong self talk group talk about what you said to yourself during the challenge.
  • Wood Chopper – (soft huh, loud huh) – how does it feel to be strong?
  • Activate/Relax Walk – Walk both activated and relaxed together – how does it feel to be both at one time?
  • Roots – feel how strong our roots are and how we can still wave in the wind, being strong and relaxed at once.


  • Twist – switching sides– notice how your body feels today.
  • Relax back into your mat and give yourself a compliment for today.
  • Relaxation Story – about saying positive self-talk.

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