Download new, culturally-responsive lessons plans every month of the school year to practice short yoga bursts, long-form yoga classes before, during and afterschool.
The content advances the practice each month, so your students will evolve the poses, breathing techniques and concepts throughout the year.
Each month's curriculum includes the following:
One lesson plan for a full-length class (45-60 minutes) that require the use of a yoga mat.
Great for after-school / before school programming, and yoga units (PE, special period).
Six / seven printable activities to enhance students' practice and grasp of concept.
Great for homework, in-class group work, and individual reflection.
Three lesson plans for short yoga breaks (8-14 minutes) that don't require a yoga mat.
Great for classroom movement breaks and transitional units in gym.
SEPTEMBER: UNDERSTANDING YOUR FEELINGS
Begin the school year exploring foundational yoga poses and breathing techniques to understand and build emotional awareness in students.
Explore empathy and understanding differences to foster a more collaborative space through the power of practice.
Use expansive yoga poses and deep breathing to practice confidence and foster self-love.
DECEMBER: GRATITUDE AND GIVING
Apply compassion-based mindfulness practices with heart-opening poses to emphasize gratitude during the holiday season.
JANUARY: BEING BRAVE
Use strength-building poses around a superhero theme to practice bravery, courage and growth mindset to start the new year off right.
FEBRUARY: MAKING FRIENDS
Explore partner poses and develop conversation tactics around the practice of yoga to increase collaboration.
MARCH: ANGER MANAGEMENT
Use the playful flow for this month to identify how we hold anger in our bodies, and ways to practice through.
APRIL: ME AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Gain compassion for the environment through poses, breathing and reflections on the earth that supports our practice.
MAY: STAYING HEALTHY
Enhance the practice with an understanding of what food and activities positively fuel our bodies and our minds.