Love

An intense feeling of deep affection

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

Move

  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Heart Opener
  • Target:  Breath + Posture + Mindfulness
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Swing your arms behind your back, bend your elbows, and try to bring your palms firmly together
3. Lift your chest, keep your head up, and close your eyes
4. Focus on your breath, stillness, and reflection

Sequence

– Hold stretch for 3-5 breaths

Modification

If your hands don’t touch:
– Grab ahold of your opposite elbows instead

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!

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

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Self-Connection
Real-World Connection
Academic Connection
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