Grateful

Feeling or showing thanks

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

Move

  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Sun Salutation
  • Target:  Total Body + Warm-Up
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel
3. Inhale as you turn your palms up and fly your arms in a big circle above your head
4. Exhale as you turn your palms down and float your upper body down toward your legs (try to touch your toes)
5. Inhale as your raise your upper body up halfway to a flat back
6. Exhale to stand up straight again

Sequence

– 3 reps

NOTE: Entire series (steps 1-6) = 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 Grateful mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

What makes you feel grateful?

Real-World Connection

What do you picture when you feel grateful?

Academic Connection

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

Fun Fact

Hugging somebody is a great way to show GRATITUDE.

Did you know that physical contact can chemically reduce stress levels?