Safe

Protected from danger, harm, or loss

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

Move

  • Type:  Strength
  • Excercise:  Back Rolls
  • Target:  Back + Core
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Bring your feet and thighs together
3. Raise your arms straight out to the sides, forming a T-shape with your body
4. Turn your palms to face forward
5. Using your obliques, tilt your upper body to the right and then return back to center
6. Using your obliques, tilt your upper body to the left and then return back to center
7. Keep your back flat and straight as you tilt side to side (like you’re tracing something against a wall), opening the chest

Sequence

– 10 reps
– 5 second hold in the center

NOTE: Right/left = one rep

Modification

If you have back fatigue or improper posture:
– Tuck your tailbone down slightly to better engage your core

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 Safe mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

What makes you feel safe?

Real-World Connection

What do you picture when you feel safe?

Academic Connection

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

Fun Fact

Some animals live in groups to keep eachother SAFE.

Did you know that a group of kangaroos is called a mob, and a group of lions is called a pride?