Yoga is NOT Competitive!
There’s no competition to be “the best” in a Yoga class. It’s not about how flexible or strong you are, or how long you can hold a pose. Yoga is about taking care of yourself, spending time with friends and having fun. Share these priceless values with 2-7 yr. olds with Next Generation Yoga’s Lesson Plan, “Yoga is NOT Competitive!”
Children will engage in 5 easy-to-follow and age-appropriate Yoga games throughout the “Yoga is NOT Competitive!” class. In these games, no one loses or gets out while fun, teamwork and non-competitiveness are the focus. Complete with the most extensive prop list yet, this lesson plan also includes music suggestions and Family Yoga recommendations. Written by NGY Founder, Jodi B Komitor & NGY Teacher Nicole Koleshis, this Next Generation Yoga Lesson Plan will show you how to infuse the “Yoga is NOT Competitive!” theme into a Yoga class, specifically designed for 2-7 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 9 pages of clear and easy to follow lesson plan appropriate for kids ages 2-7
- 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
Feelings, Teamwork, Yoga Philosophy