Instructor:  Devin Malone

Community: Grades K-5, Classroom Setting?, 97% free and reduced lunch, 50 minutes

Plan Creation Date: January 19, 2014

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Community

Academic/Therapeutic/Other Goals: Students will be able to identify their support systems and tell how they can access those people.

Props/Music Resources required: Music & ipod dock, Mat 20 poster, Classroom Set of Mats, Hoberman sphere

Lesson Plan:


  • Intro – Guiding Questions: What is a community? Who are the people that support you and are in your community?  This class is a community. Our school is another community. We live in other communities as well. What are they? (family, religious organizations, sports, dance groups, neighborhood, state country)
  • Volcano Breaths – led by a student (compliments)


  • Mat 20 – student led with compliments
  • Compliments – Why do we do compliments In class? (makes people feel good, builds community, practices giving compliments)
  • Partner/Trio Tree
  • Tree Circle – expand our community and make a circle with everyone


  • Community Circle – with worksheet – Who are people that support you?  How can you support others?
  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman Sphere (student led with compliments)

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