How to Get Started with Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom PACK (+ BONUSES)
" This manual would be incredibly helpful to any teacher looking to include yoga and mindfulness in the classroom. It is full of resources, great ideas, jumping off points and answers to questions you probably never thought to ask.
A great read from beginning to end!" - Angie M.
Do you want to bring yoga and mindfulness to your students but don't know where to begin?
This pack provides everything you need to get started bringing the proven benefits of these powerful practices to your students with confidence, relevance, and ease!
WHO THIS PACK IS FOR:
This collection of yoga resources was created specifically for teachers, health practitioners, guidance counselors, parents, and caregivers looking for fun, simple ways to add yoga to their curriculums or home lives. Because planning can be essential when trying new things, this collection includes three card decks and these bonus resources.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS PACK:
To spark your imagination, this collection provides fun and easy ways to breathe, move, and be mindful in your classroom. Each resource is designed for the elementary curriculum, but they could be adapted for use with younger or older children. Use these ideas as a springboard and add other age-appropriate theme-related yoga poses, songs, breathing techniques, relaxation stories, meditations, art projects, and field trips.
The following card decks are also included in this pack:
1 Breathing Exercises Cards for Kids (BREATHE)
2 Beginner Yoga Cards (MOVE)
3 Mindfulness Cards for Kids (BE MINDFUL)
Peek Inside Here:
Here is everything you get with this amazing pack:
1: HOW TO GET STARTED WITH YOGA AND MINDFULNESS IN THE CLASSROOM WORKBOOK
This 66-page, beautifully organized workbook includes:
💡 Easy-to-digest and sharable handout on what yoga is, and what it’s not
💡 A hearty list of research articles on the benefits of yoga and mindfulness that you can dig into and share with families, peers, and administrators
💡 Resources on how to request funding, where to find funding, real-world tips, and detailed case studies from our community
💡 A fillable resource and budget spreadsheet
💡 Tips, strategies, and checklists to get buy-in from the school administration
💡 Advice and tips directly from our community members who have introduced yoga and mindfulness to their classroom and school
💡 A detailed list of tools for supporting student health and well-being
💡 Five specific strategies to get started with yoga and mindfulness in the classroom, plus corresponding examples and resources
💡 A planning checklist
💡 A list of 85 yoga-theme ideas
💡 A fillable class planner to help you structure a yoga and mindfulness session
💡 A list of the fifty best yoga props and tools and where to easily purchase these items
💡 Posters to get you started today: Breath Poster (includes three types of breathing exercises), 24 Yoga Poses Poster, Mindfulness Poster
💡 Large-group yoga game ideas: 3 Large-Group Yoga Games Poster and 3 Yoga Card Games Poster
2: BREATHING EXERCISES CARDS FOR KIDS
Quickly calm the class with fun breath exercises. Watch your children soothe and calm themselves with these simple yet powerful breathing techniques. We aren’t taught to breathe properly, but these colorful Breathing Exercises Cards for Kids will show you and your children exactly how to slow down. (Value: $9.95)
3: BEGINNER YOGA CARDS FOR KIDS
Feel confident by having a foundation. Beginner Yoga Cards for Kids gives you 20 beginner yoga poses that every little yogi (and YOU) will enjoy. Detailed descriptions leaves the guess work out of explaining the poses. (Value $9.95)
4: MINDFULNESS CARDS FOR KIDS
Teach kids to slow down and be present in every moment. Do you wish you had a simple way to introduce the concepts of mindfulness to kids? Mindfulness Cards for Kids can help you visually and actively teach mindfulness practices to children. These twenty-five unique ways to help children slow down and self-regulate are a great addition to a calm corner. (Value: $9.95)
PLUS TONS OF BONUSES
QUICK START VIDEOS, TOOLS, AND CARDS
Total Value: $69.65
TEACHING KIDS YOGA QUICK START VIDEOS
- Engagement Video
- Planning Video
- Class Management: Before Class Video
- Class Management: During Class Video
- Breathing Exercise Video
- Kids Yoga Planning Booklet
- Yoga Class Management Audit
Be Ready to Engage: This Engagement Video shares thirty ways to capture attention and keep focus in your class. Creative ways to keep them engaged even if you have one or two wild ones trying to distract the rest of the students.
Gain the Skills Needed to Create the Perfect Class Every Time: It’s all about classroom management. Use this handy Yoga Class Management Audit to confirm that you’ve thoroughly planned the structure of your class and how you’ll handle challenges. Many behavior management issues can be avoided by being clear and organized in your teaching. Be prepared for every class and every situation—and you’ll feel calm and confident!
Be Ready for Any Challenge. Your Yoga Class Management Videos were created to help you plan and prepare. Watch “Class Management: Before Class” for 25 things to consider before your yoga class begins and “Class Management: During Class” for 30 things to consider during your yoga class.
Be Prepared with this Kids Yoga Planning Booklet: Planning is everything, and this class planner and workbook will keep you organized and ready at a moment’s notice to bring yoga and mindfulness to your classroom. The planner checklist will help to ensure you’re prepared for any scenario and have backup plans. This yoga class planner is also filled with resources, themes, and class ideas. Print, fill in, and you’re ready to go.
Gain the Skills Needed to Create the Perfect Class Every Time: It’s all about classroom management. Use this handy Yoga Class Management Audit to confirm that you’ve thoroughly planned the structure of your class and how you’ll handle challenges. Many behavior management issues can be avoided by being clear and organized in your teaching.
ENGAGEMENT CARDS FOR KIDS
Help Your Children Focus and Stay Engaged. We know that children can have short attention spans, and it can be difficult when you’re managing a whole class. These Engagement Cards for Kids detail thirty creative ideas to capture and keep their attention all session long.