Instructor: Tricia Pflipsen

Community: Middle School Ages, ASD/DCD, School Setting, 30 minutes

Plan Creation Date: March 15, 2016

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Grounding

Materials: Yoga mats; Music, Hoberman Sphere

*Start soft music at the beginning of lesson.

Lesson Plan:


  • Belly Breathing – with Hoberman sphere – Focus on breath, imagine your lungs like a balloon: inflate/deflate.
  • Volcano Breath – seated – Heart thoughts – exhale and send positive thoughts to someone else in the group.


  • Mountain – Gas pedal feet-heavy foot feel the strength of your legs press into the floor.
  • Warrior I – Hold pose counting to 10, switch sides; find something to focus on.
  • Warrior II – Hold pose, counting to 10. Do rising moon, switch sides.
  • Woodchopper – Individual leads, visualize a piece of wood: “HAH”.


  • Forward Bend – Inhale -Lift head & heart; exhale and lower back down 2x .
  • Relaxation Breathing – 2-3 Minutes relaxing, listening to soft music.

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