Calm

A quiet and peaceful state

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades PK-1
  • Teacher Resources

Move

  • Type:  Breathing
  • Excercise:  Standing Posture
  • Target:  Breath + Posture + Mindfulness
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your arms by your sides and flip your palms up
3. Inhale and make a big circle with your arms, as you connect your palms above your head
4. Exhale as you turn your palms out and press your arms down, returning them by your sides
5. Pull your shoulders back and keep your head up, eyes focused forward
6. If you want, close your eyes as you continue the sequence, and remember to keep breathing!

Sequence

– 5 reps (focus on breath)

NOTE: Arms up/down = one rep

Reflect

You can customize the reflection prompts to meet the needs of your students and your time constraints. Create a unique workout experience every time you return to this lesson by choosing different prompts — each workout can reveal something new for students!

Icon of a body with vibration lines on the sides of it.

How does your body feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a profile view of a person’s head with a speech bubble where the brain would be.

How does your mind feel after completing the workout?

Icon of a question mark.

What does Calm mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

What makes you feel calm?

Real-World Connection

What do you picture when you feel calm?

Academic Connection

Write a word or draw a picture that comes to mind when you think of the word Calm.

Fun Fact

CALMNESS improves your immune system.

Did you know that relaxing can reduce your risk of getting a cold?

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