Yoga Class Grades K-5 Sample Lesson Plan
Breathing Ball - deep breathing exercise
Warm Up song - freeze dance with yoga cards
Practice Sun Salutations with Chant
Play Yogi Says Game - everyone gets a turn to be the leader! Only do a pose when "yogi says")
Listening Bell - each child gets a turn to ring the bell. Everyone else closes their eyes and listens until they can't hear the bell anymore. When the bell stops ringing, raise your hand. Teaches focus and concentration.
Relaxation time (3-5 minutes) - guided visualization, lavender relaxation spray, and head/neck massage
Closing - take a moment to notice how you feel at the end of yoga class, and remember something special about yourself, sing Namaste song, wish all of your classmates "Namaste!"