Fearless

Lacking fear or concern

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades 2-3
  • Teacher Resources

Move

  • Type:  Strength
  • Excercise:  Warrior Holds
  • Target:  Thighs + Hips + Balance
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Step your feet out into a wide second position (feet wider than your hips)
3. Turn your right foot out 90 degrees, keeping your left foot as is (left toes pointing forward)
4. Bend your right knee to be in line with your right heel
5. Square off your hips (pull your left hip back)
6. Raise your arms up into a T-shape across from your shoulders and reach strongly through your fingertips
7. Realign your posture, making sure your shoulders are in line with your hips as you continue to reach your arms away from one another; head is in line with the spine
8. Repeat (left side)

Sequence

– 20 second hold (right side)
– 20 second hold (left side)

Modification

If you have knee discomfort or pain:
– Adjust your back foot to make the angle of your knee more comfortable

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 Fearless mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

Past

Describe a time when you did something that scared you.

Present

Is anyone truly fearless? Is it possible to be brave and still have fear?

Future

Do you have a fear that you hope to overcome in the future?

Real-World Connection

Family

Who seems fearless in your family, and how do they show it?

Learning Environment

Have you ever felt fearful of a task in school? Who can you turn to for support if you feel fear at school?

Community

In your community, describe a safe place that you can go when you feel afraid.

Academic Connection

ELA

Write a sentence that describes a fear you faced and how it made you feel to overcome it.

Social Studies

Describe a historical figure who seemed fearless, and why you chose this person.

STEM

Some say that innovators are fearless. Why might it be scary to create something brand new?

Fun Fact

The honey badger is considered to be “the most fearless animal in the world” in the Guinness Book of Records.