Instructor: Wendy Handrich Plan Creation Date: July 29, 2010 Community: Classroom, Ages 9-12 Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Listening Calm Belly Breathing using Hoberman sphere for ten breaths with one student using the Hoberman and another student counting off the selected number of breaths. Compliments to the counter and the Homerman Leader  Pulse Count/ Stillness for 15 seconds…

Instructor: Chris Schirber Plan Creation Date: 1/6/10 Community: 5th Grade Class Principle 2: Listening Beginning Relaxation (3-5 mins): Listen to the sounds around you. Going from the most obvious to the subtler. Finally listen to silence itself and see how it brings you to a relaxed centered state. Maintain this state of inner silence as we move into the…

Instructor: Chris Schirber Plan Creation Date: 1/6/10 Community: 5th Grade Class Principle 1: Stillness Beginning Relaxation (5 mins): Pulse count. Notice how still the body must become to be able to sense the subtle pulse.  Rest yourself in this stillness. Postures (10 mins.): Mountain: After describing how to get into mountain assert: “You are mountain. Mountains are…

Summer Girls Group Workshop Instructor: Anna Thedford Lesson Plan Creation Date: Summer 2009 Theme: Stillness Estimated time: 1-1.5 hrs Lesson Plan: Check-in Mat 20 doing the sun salutation flow 3-4 times alternating leaders. Lying back down on mats Pulse Count: between 30 sec. to 2 min. depending on the group of kids Stillness Challenge Bear Game: Leader pretends to…

Summer Girls Group Workshop Instructor: Anna Thedford Lesson Plan Creation Date: Summer 2009 Theme: Grounding Duration: 1 hour Lesson Plan: Check-in: Introduce each other Establish Ground Rules What does Grounding mean? Ask group members for input. Examples of Grounding: Standing tall and proud, believing in yourself, being balanced. Explain that today’s theme is grounding and all…

Summer Girls Group Workshop Instructor: Anna Thedford Lesson Plan Creation Date: Summer 2009 Theme: Community Estimated time: 1-1.5 hrs Lesson Plan: Check-in: Mats forming a circle Name a few people in your community who help support you. How do they show you their support? What are some things you’ve done or could do to show…

Summer Girls Group Workshop Instructor: Anna Thedford Lesson Plan Creation Date: Summer 2009 Theme: Listening Estimated time: 1-1.5hrs Lesson Plan: Check-in Start with relaxation: Imagine lying in a field of wildflowers where you can hear your calm voice. During relaxation, prompt questions from Yoga Calm for Children “Calm Voice Worksheet” p.107. Start Mat 20, stopping to…

Community: 5-9 Years Old Session #7: Proud Instructor: Kathy Flaminio Plan Creation Date: 3/10/09 Lesson Plan: Duration: 45 minutes Materials: Mats Name Cards Mindful Snack Fresh Flowers Hoberman sphere CD Activities: Welcome: Share a time you felt proud Breathing: With Sphere Pulse Count Volcano Breath: Shower yourself with compliments  Mat 20  Warrior Two  Circle Shoulder Clock…

Community: 5-9 Years Old Session #4: Grounding Instructor: Kathy Flaminio Plan Creation Date: 3/10/09 Lesson Plan: Duration: 45 minutes  Materials: Mats Name Cards Mindful Snack Fresh Flowers Hoberman sphere CD Activities: Welcome: Grounding – What does it mean to be grounded? Centered? Each child picks out a rock. Sometimes when we feel disconnected, scattered, we need to…