Water is Life

(8-13 yr. olds)

More than half of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. We use this water for drinking, washing, cleaning, cooking and growing food. Water keeps all humans, plants and animals alive and healthy. Next Generation Yoga’s Lesson Plan: “Water is Life” explores how we use water and shows 8-13 yr. olds how to honor, thank and respect our most vital resource.

“Water is Life” begins with a special meditation to help children connect to the theme, followed by thematic and educational Yoga poses and Creative Movements, as well as numerous opportunities to practice mindfulness, reflect and share thoughts about this sacred resource.

$17.95

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More than half of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. We use this water for drinking, washing, cleaning, cooking and growing food. Water keeps all humans, plants and animals alive and healthy. Next Generation Yoga’s Lesson Plan: “Water is Life” explores how we use water and shows 8-13 yr. olds how to honor, thank and respect our most vital resource.

“Water is Life” begins with a special meditation to help children connect to the theme, followed by thematic and educational Yoga poses and Creative Movements, as well as numerous opportunities to practice mindfulness, reflect and share thoughts about this sacred resource. As always, this NGY Lesson Plan includes easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions, a special playlist and ideas to use off the mat. Written by NGY Founder, Jodi Komitor, & NGY Teacher, Nicole Koleshis, we’ll show you how to infuse the “Water is Life” theme into a class, specifically designed for 8-13 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 receive:

  • Over 14 pages of a clear and easy to follow Lesson Plan, appropriate for kids ages 8-13
  • 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

50% of the proceeds from this NGY Lesson Plan will be donated to the Standing Rock organization that supports and protects clean drinking water for all.

Click here to see a sample of this Lesson Plan

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