Plan Creation Date: February 10, 2009

Teacher: Beth Taylor

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Yoga Calm Principle/Goal: Listening

 Lesson Plan:

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).

Listening – Pulse count with a student leader. Running in place followed by another pulse count (students will be encouraged to focus on personal awareness and inner listening). Compliments for the leaders will be given.

Strength – Sun Salutation (middle section of Chair 15 to be done three times).

Grounding – Woodchopper (students will be encouraged to listen to that deep voice within themselves).

Community – Back Drawing (students will be encouraged to listen carefully as the person behind them whispers what the gift is that they drew for them).

Stillness – Read “Listen” from Ready…Set…R.E.L.A.X. (this story help students learn to be good listeners).

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