Instructor:  Karin Calde

Community: Grades 3-5, private yoga studio, home, or Girl Scouts

Plan Creation Date: April 1, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman sphere – Ask for a student to volunteer and pick the number of breaths the group will do; student will pick another student to be the “counter.” Encourage compliments.


  • Mat 15 Flow – Mountain to Mountain – Think of Mount Hood when you’re in this pose. Have you ever been there, or to another mountain? Think about standing on a mountain, surrounded by trees, and notice how still things were. Even when a breeze blows through the trees, the mountain stands still and strong.
  • Child’s Pose – Explain the concept of child’s pose and how it can be used when our bodies and minds need stillness.
  • Cat/Cow
  • Modified Dancer
  • Archetype Game – Trickster – In between achetypes…how still can you be? Can you be as still as a statue?


  • Relaxation – Think of safe place where you can be still; you have no worries in this safe place; call on the five senses to help the students create their safe place.

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