Success

The accomplishment of an aim or purpose

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

Move

  • Type:  Strength
  • Excercise:  Standing Calf Raises
  • Target:  Calves
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

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

Sequence

– 20 single count (feet parallel)
– 20 single count (feet turned out/v-position)
– 20 single count (feet turned in/pigeon-toed)

Modification

If you have back discomfort or pain:
– Do not raise your arms (keep them at your sides)

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 Success mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

Past

When have you felt successful in your life?

Present

Describe a small success you had today.

Future

Success looks different to everyone. What does a successful future look like to you?

Real-World Connection

Family

Who is a successful person in your family, and why?

Learning Environment

Describe a time when you felt successful in school.

Community

Who is a successful person in your community, and why?

Academic Connection

ELA

Write your personal definition for SUCCESS.

Social Studies

Think of a person from history you consider successful. What makes them successful in your eyes?

STEM

Choose an animal and identify one thing that this animal needs to be successful.

Fun Fact

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.