Instructor: Jaclyn Semlak

Community: Pre-K – 1st Grade

Plan Creation Date: February 27, 2013

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Stillness

Lesson Plan:

Materials: music and cd player, chime, hoberman sphere


  • Gather in circle and ring chime
  • We come in everyday and the morning feels so busywe have a lot happening before we even start our school day. Does the chime help you calm down and be still? Why?
  • Share out
  • Breathing – with hoberman sphere – child led
  • Whenever we are on the rug we have to sit still? Why?
  • Share out


  • Cat/cow
  • Roots, mountain, upward mountainFeel the stillness in your body
  • Mat flow – (in treeeven if you feel yourself swaying or you fall out, is there anything that feels still? If you are balancing in tree, is your mind quiet and still?)


  • In relaxation
  • How does your mind and body feel right now?
  • Does yoga help you to be more still?
  • What happens after you come in from recess or just played a basketball game?
  • Read the Quiet Book and transition to Reader’s Workshop
  • Reading is a time when we have to be still in our bodies so that our minds can concentrate. What will help you today?
  • Share out

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