Instructor: Lora Schultz

Community: Grades 3-5, Setting?, 30 minutes

Plan Creation Date: January 2, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Lesson Plan:


  • Yoga Calm Guidelines
  • Principle written on board – ask kids why important
  • Use cards to check in on feelings-“Mixed emotions deck”


  • Belly Breathing – with stuffed animal on belly- try to be so still, does not fall off belly
  • Mindful Moment Card – Remember a time…

(Ask students to share if want)


  • Roots – can you be still stay still for 10 beats of drum after rooted?
  • Tree – Let wind blow through branches then become still again
  • Eagle – once perched try to stay still for 5 beats of drum (watch and feel calm)
  • Activate/Relax Walk – with stillness theme- creatures of animals in forest that stay very still:
    • Frog
    • Spider
    • Banana slug
    • Deer


  • Twist – with belly breathing for 20 seconds on each side (feel peaceful)
  • Read from “Sitting still like a frog” relaxation book


  • Check out any last comments, questions

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