Instructor: Pamela Storry

Community: Grades 3-4, Special Ed, School Setting, 30 minutes

Plan Creation Date: April 7, 2016

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Community

Lesson Plan:


  • Environment: Welcoming, Music: Song “Home” by Phillip Phillips :A story of hope and encouragement from one friend to another/American Idol/Used during summer Olympic games in London.
  • I CAN feel supported by my community even when I am away from home.


  • Sharing – Share some of the more significant words to song “Home.” Know your not alone, I’m going to make this place your home, (help you feel supported and a part of a community even when you are not at home).
  • Volcano Breath (deep breath through nose, expand lungs)
  • One Minute Exploration – think about something, an item at home that helps you feel comfortable and safe (ex. blanket, stuffed animal, favorite pillow, pajamas).


  • Mountain
  • Tree
  • Tree Challenge – use balance, find support from your partner, similar to getting support from your community at school and at home.
  • Rooftops (Yoga Pretzels) – partner pose/ Look into your house, who or what do you see in your house that supports you, who or what comforts you?
  • Community Circle – pass the squeeze/sharing


  • Child’s Pose
  • Mindful Moments Card /Community

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