Instructor: Becky Wundram

Community: Grades K-2, School Setting, 60 minutes

Plan Creation Date: July 3, 2015

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Grounding

Things Needed: Breathing Ball, Chimes, CD Player, Book – Plant a Kiss by Amy Rosenthal, Music – All Things Are Possible by Susan Kay Wyatt, Power to Change the World by Red Grammer, I Think You Are Wonderful by Red Grammer, Art materials – A Volcano of Bliss coloring sheet, craypod crayons, star stickers

Lesson Plan:

Calm

  • Sun Salutation – with Good Morning song
  • Sit in Stillness – 60 seconds
  • Read Book – Plant a Kiss by Amy Rosenthal
  • Songs – I Think You Are Wonderful by Red Grammer and All Things Are Possible by Susan Kay Wyatt
  • Grounding Introduction – paper plate with green triangle and discussion of story and songs
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere – student-led
  • Pinwheel Breathing

Activate

  • Volcano Breaths – explode into fireworks
  • Mountain
  • Roots
  • Tree
  • Downward Dog
  • Plank
  • Cobra

Calm

  • Twist
  • Relaxation and Music¬†– play music, then read poem from Dear World by Takayo Noda
  • Art Activity – Fireworks of bliss

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