Instructor: Sarah Parks
Community: Grades 5-6, After-Hours Class (1 hour)
Plan Creation Date: May 2009
Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength
Intro Remarks: Being strong means many things. We can be physically strong, mentally strong, and emotionally strong. Pay close attention to activating muscles.
- Standing Belly Breath
- Pulse Count
- Arm Swings
Mat Sequence 20: Pay close attention to Plank, Cobra, Chair
Community: Tree challenge – strong trees, strong roots, strong forest
Transition: Volcano Breaths
Warrior: Isolate this pose from the sequence. Activate muscles. Think of someone that is strong for you. Think of someone you want to be strong for. Share.
Warrior II (if time)
Back to mats:
- Rock n’ Roll (strong!)
Relaxation: “Tour” of body – strong muscles, strong heart, strong mind