The absence of ties or obligations
- This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
- This workout is for students in Grades 2-3
- Teacher Resources
1. Start in seated NaliniKIDS posture
2. Interlace your fingers, turn your palms out, and extend your arms up toward the ceiling
3. Reach up tall as you tilt your body to the right side, imagining a rubber band in your left ribs
4. Hold and focus on your breath
5. Return to center, arms still extended up to the ceiling
6. Switch sides, tilting toward the left and feeling the stretch on your right side
7. Come back to center and tilt back, arching your back
How does your body feel after completing the workout?
How does your mind feel after completing the workout?
What does Freedom mean to you in this moment?
Choose from the additional reflection prompts below to customize this lesson and meet the needs of your students and your time constraints. Create a unique workout experience every time you return to this lesson!
How has your freedom increased as you've gotten older?
How do you like to spend your free time?
If you had the freedom to do anything you wanted for a day, how would you spend it?
Share a new freedom your family has given you as you’ve gotten older.
Describe one part of the school day when you have freedom to choose your own activity.
In your community, where can you go to have fun that doesn't cost any money?
Practice your freedom by drawing a picture or writing about anything you'd like.
What does it mean that the United States is a “free country?”
Where is it free (i.e. doesn't cost money) to use the internet?
A symbol of freedom, the current American flag was designed by a high school student.