Plan Creation Date: February 10, 2009
Teacher: Beth Taylor
Grade Level: Kindergarten
Yoga Calm Principle/Goal: Grounding
Stillness – Belly Breathing w/ Hoberman Sphere with a student leader (two times counting to five and one time having the leader choose the length of breathe). Volcano breathe with a student leader (three times).
Listening – Compliments for the leaders will be given.
Grounding – Roots (students will be asked to focus on grounding the four corners of their feet). Upward Mt./Crescent Moon.
Strength – Sun Salutation (middle section of Chair 15 to be done three times). Dancer (students will again be asked to focus on grounding the four corners of their feet before shifting their weight).
Community – Block Creek (students will be asked to rely on a partner to help them navigate across the creek).
Stillness – Read “Happy Landings” from Ready…Set…R.E.L.A.X. (this story helps students learn to respect the earth and living things).