Plan Creation Date: February 10, 2009

Teacher: Beth Taylor

Grade Level: Kindergarten

Yoga Calm Principle/Goal: Stillness

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). Volcano breathe with a student leader (three times).

Listening – Compliments for the leaders will be given.

Grounding – Roots and Upward Mt./Crescent Moon (students will imagine what it is like to be a still tree in the forest, then a tree blowing in the wind, and to be a still tree again).

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

Community – Trust Walk (those students who are being led will be encouraged to focus on inner peace even in the midst of feeling anxious or fearful).

Stillness – Read “Get Away” from Ready…Set…R.E.L.A.X. (this story helps students learn that relaxing can help them solve problems).

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