Plan Creation Date: February 10, 2009
Teacher: Beth Taylor
Grade Level: Kindergarten
Yoga Calm Principle/Goal: Listening
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).