Instructor: Jaclyn Semlak

Community: Pre-K – 1st Grade

Plan Creation Date: February 27, 2013

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Community

Lesson Plan:

Materials:  Music and cd player, hoberman sphere, chime, paper and crayons, chart paper


  • Gather in circle spots and ring chime
  • 6 breaths – with hoberman sphere led by child
  • Greeting Good Morning _______around the circle
  • We are a community of learners. What does that mean?
  • 3 student responses
  • 3 volcano breaths
  • How can we support each other in this classroom?
  • Sharing


  • Roots to Mountain
  • Modified mat flow (no mats)Mountain through tree
  • Tree – on own each side
  • Partner tree
  • How does it feel to be supported by a classmate?
  • Upward mountain, fold, rise up
  • Community Tree
  • What do we do to hold each other up in this circle?
  • Do we fall sometimes? What do we say to each other when we fall?


  • Child’s pose
  • In a community sometimes we work together and sometimes we need space to ourselves.
  • Rise up to sitting – What are you going to do to help the other kids in this learning community?
  • Share out/Brainstorm
  • Back to seats – to draw picture of what they will do as a member of this community of learners.

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