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  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades 2-3
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  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Tricep Stretch
  • Target:  Triceps
  • Equipment:  Chair
Workout guide


1. Start in seated NaliniKIDS posture
2. Extend your right arm up to the ceiling (as if raising a hand in class)
3. Bend the right arm and lower your right palm behind your right shoulder blade
4. Lift and reach your left hand over to your right elbow
5. Lift your chest and head, and sit up tall
6. Lean to the left and pull your ribs to the right (imagine a rubber band in your tricep)
7. Hold and focus on your breath
8. Repeat (left side)


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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 Accept mean to you in this moment?



Describe a time when you accepted something that you weren't happy about.


How do you feel when something changes in your life?


Name something that you might have to accept tomorrow.

Real-World Connection


Ask a family member what acceptance means to them.

Learning Environment

Describe something that you've had to accept about your learning environment.


Describe a place outside of home or school where you feel accepted.

Academic Connection


What word comes to mind when you think of acceptance?

Social Studies

Describe a moment in recent history when something unexpected happened that people had to accept.


How can science help people accept information?

Fun Fact

Crows have a hard time with acceptance. They often hold grudges against specific people.

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