1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel, hands on your hips
3. Bring your right knee up toward your chest
4. Lower it to the floor
5. Bring your left knee up toward your chest
6. Lower it to the floor
7. Repeat, increasing your speed and raising your knees up higher each time
– 10 reps (arms at sides)
– 10 reps (arms wide/T-shape)
– 10 reps (arms extend to ceiling)
NOTE: Right/left = one rep
If you’re not comfortable with high impact:
– March in place, swinging your arms
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!
How does your body feel after completing the workout?
How does your mind feel after completing the workout?
What does Alive mean to you in this moment?
How are you different today than when you were a baby?
What is your favorite thing to do in your life, and why?
Describe one way you can keep your body healthy for the future.
Have you ever had a pet at home that you had to take care of? What might a pet need to stay alive?
How do you help keep others healthy and safe in your learning environment?
In your community, where can someone go to improve their health?
What does ALIVE look like to you? Draw a picture that represents this word.
If you could be alive at any point in history, which period of time would you choose, and why?
Name one thing a human body needs to stay healthy.
The largest living organism in the world is a fungus. It is located in Oregon, covering 2,200 acres and is still alive and growing.