Instructor: Jaclyn Semlak

Community: Pre-K – 1st Grade

Plan Creation Date: February 27, 2013

Yoga Calm Principle/Lesson Goal: Strength – Standing up for ourselves and others

Lesson Plan:

Materials: music and cd player, hoberman sphere, chime


  • Read Don’t Laugh at Me
  • Was there ever a time you were teased?
  • How did that make you feel?
  • Share out
  • What can you do when someone isn’t very nice to you?
  • Partner share and then share out
  • Today we will learn how our body looks when we are standing up to someone.


  • Harassment Prevention – p. 117
  • What does your body look like when you are strong?
  • Stand up, roots, mountain
  • Woodchopper – p. 100
  • Archetype Game – p. 105
  • Use animals and descriptions (ie proud lion, sneaky snake, shy mouse, strong elephant)


  • Superman and popcorn – (lay on back and tuck knees into chest land head into knees, ike a tiny kernel and then pop to release legs and arms out) Repeat several times
  • Breath work – with hoberman sphere led by child
  • Chime

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