Population/Setting/Length: High School Ages, School Setting, 50 minutes

Plan Creation Date: 2/15/16

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Gtrength

Calm

  • Belly Breathing
  • One Minute Exploration – “Think of a time when you felt strong – physically, mentally,  and emotionally.   Did you prepare yourself or did your strength rise up?  How did your body look?  What did the voice in your head sound like?… If you cannot remember a time when you felt strong, think of a time when you noticed a friend or loved one in strength.  ”

Activate

  • Cobra – Roll over onto your belly, push up into cobra.
  • Downward Dog – walk feet forward to forward bend.
  • Mountain – Slowly stand to mountain.
  • Woodchopper – Imagine the voice in your head when you felt strong.  Use that voice for wood chopper.
  • Yoga Flow – DD, lunge, W1, W2, Tr, lunge, plank repeat (4x) (Checking knee alignment). Notice how you feel in Warrior 1 and Warrior 2.  How do you look?  DD, walk feet forward to forward bend.  Slowly stand to mountain. What do you think about when looking at a mountain?  What words come to mind?   (stable, strong, unwavering, huge….) Swan dive, plank, twist, rock and roll.

Calm

  • Relaxation – Relax on your back. Tunnel vision p. 96/97 Relax.calm.
  • Affirmations –  I feel confident and strong.  Good things lie ahead for me.

Instructor:  Sarah Firkus

Goal:  Focus on inner strength, a time when we felt strong.

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