Birthday Party Yoga
Make a wish, blow out the candles and celebrate another trip around the Sun with Next Generation Yoga’s Lesson Plan, “Birthday Party Yoga.” Step-by-step instructions to teach a fun and meaningful Yoga class at a child’s birthday party are included in this unique Lesson Plan. We do it just like The Beatles said, “They say it’s your birthday. We’re gonna have a good time!”
“Birthday Party Yoga” is designed as a celebration of life, and is sprinkled with teaching opportunities of mindfulness, compassion and kindness. Thematic Yoga poses, breathing exercises, creative movement and guided visualizations are sure to keep 8-13 yr. olds engaged, laughing and learning. Music recommendations and prop suggestions are also included. Written by NGY Founder, Jodi B Komitor & NGY Teacher Nicole Koleshis, this Next Generation Yoga Lesson Plan will show you how to infuse the “Birthday Party Yoga” theme into a Yoga class, specifically designed for 8-13 yr. olds.
Whether you are a parent, school-based educator, an experienced or new Yoga Teacher, this lesson plan is for you and the children in your life. It is thoughtfully designed so that everyone can implement and learn something new!
Here’s just some of what you’ll receive:
- Over 12 pages of clear and easy to follow lesson plan appropriate for kids ages 8-13
- Guidance and support for class set-up & getting started
- A lesson full of yoga poses, breathing exercises and relaxation techniques that incorporate: visual imagery, learning points, sensory integration, creative movement and fun stuff such as books, music, props & crafts
- Learn the proper yoga flow sequence that is simple to break down so you can teach sections or the entire lesson from beginning to end
- Complete Pose Pages with straightforward instructions for how to do the poses, along with traditional and kid-friendly pose names, suggestions for the number of times to repeat each pose, and pose benefits
- Guidance for authentically connecting with kids
- Inspirations for being a creative and innovative Kids Yoga Teacher
This NGY Lesson Plan is suggested for teaching 8-13 yr. olds and may be enjoyed for 45-60 minutes. It is in PDF format, easy to download & print!
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