1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel
3. Raise your arms out across from your shoulders in a T-shape, palms down
4. Raise your heels up and balance on the balls of your feet
5. Drop your heels back down to the floor
6. Continue to raise your heels up and down, standing tall
– 20 single count (feet parallel)
– 20 single count (feet turned out/v-position)
– 20 single count (feet turned in/pigeon-toed)
If you have back discomfort or pain:
– Do not raise your arms (keep them at your sides)
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 Success mean to you in this moment?
When have you felt successful in your life?
Describe a small success you had today.
Success looks different to everyone. What does a successful future look like to you?
Who is a successful person in your family, and why?
Describe a time when you felt successful in school.
Who is a successful person in your community, and why?
Write your personal definition for SUCCESS.
Think of a person from history you consider successful. What makes them successful in your eyes?
Choose an animal and identify one thing that this animal needs to be successful.
You can work hard and find success at any age! The youngest child prodigy is named Michael Kevin Kearney. He said his first words at four months, and has gone on to win over $1 million as a game show contestant.