Take a gondola ride in Italy, celebrate Canada Day, visit the ancient pyramids in Egypt, check the time with Big Ben in London and much more! Next Generation Yoga’s Lesson Plan: “It’s a Small World” takes children and families on an exploration of different countries, traditions and cultures around the world.
This original NGY Lesson Plan emphasizes that we all live under the same Sun and moon, and makes learning about new traditions and cultures fun and exciting. In addition to thematic Yoga poses, breathing exercises, and a guided visualization, it also features a playlist with music from all around the world. As well, there are suggestions for how to share this lesson in a Family Yoga class. Written by NGY Founder, Jodi Komitor and Senior NGY Teacher, Nicole Koleshis, we’ll show you how to infuse the “It’s a Small World” into a class, specifically designed for 2-7 yr. olds.
Whether you are a parent, caregiver, an experienced or new Yoga Teacher, this lesson plan is for you and the children in your life any time of the year. It is thoughtfully designed so that everyone can learn and implement something new!
Here’s just some of what you’ll get:
Over 14 pages of a clear and easy to follow Lesson Plan, appropriate for kids ages 2-7
Guidance and support for class set-up & getting started
Confidence to share a complete 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
A proper Yoga flow sequence that is simple to breakdown so you can teach sections or the entire lesson from beginning to end
Complete Pose Pages with straightforward instructions for how to do the postures, along with traditional and kid-friendly pose names, suggestions for the number of times to repeat each pose, and pose benefits
Suggestions for authentically connecting with kids
Inspirations for being a creative and innovative Kids Yoga Teacher
This NGY Lesson Plan is suggested for teaching 2-7 yr. olds and may be enjoyed for 30-45 minutes. It is in PDF format, easy to download & print!