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Having or showing self-respect or self-esteem

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


  • Type:  Stretch
  • Excercise:  Shoulder Stretch
  • Target:  Shoulders
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide


1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Stretch your right arm straight across your chest, reaching to the left
3. Hug your right arm in by placing your left arm perpendicular at your right wrist
4. Keep your right arm straight
5. Puff your chest out and forward (think of a penguin or puffin bird here)
6. Relax your shoulders, keeping them back and down, away from your ears
7. Twist your chest toward your right shoulder blade (imagine a rubber band in your right arm) as you continue to pull your right arm in
8. Hold and focus on your breath
9. Repeat (left side)

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 Proud 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!



Describe a time when you felt proud of yourself.


Whom do you feel proud of in your life? Why do you feel proud of them?


What would make you feel proud of yourself as an adult?

Real-World Connection


Show pride to a family member by creating an award for them (i.e. the “Greatest Brother Ever” award).

Learning Environment

Describe a moment when you felt proud of something you did in school.


Identify a community that you are proud to belong to, and explain why you feel that way.

Academic Connection


Create an acrostic poem based on the letters in your name. Each word you add to your poem should be a characteristic or interest of yours that you feel proud of.

Social Studies

Being patriotic means expressing pride for one’s country. How do people express pride toward their country?


Describe a time when you felt proud of work you did in a STEM subject.

Fun Fact

Laura Dekker, a 16-year-old Dutch sailor, is the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. Do you think her family is proud?