1. Start in seated NaliniKIDS posture
2. Extend your right arm up to the ceiling (as if raising a hand in class)
3. Bend the right arm and lower your right palm behind your right shoulder blade
4. Lift and reach your left hand over to your right elbow
5. Lift your chest and head, and sit up tall
6. Lean to the left and pull your ribs to the right (imagine a rubber band in your tricep)
7. Hold and focus on your breath
8. Repeat (left side)
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 Accept mean to you in this moment?
Describe a time when you accepted something that you weren't happy about.
Think of a friend who accepts you for who you are. How do they show their acceptance?
How can you use acceptance to help solve problems in your life?
In your family, who accepts you for who you are? How do they show their acceptance?
How does your teacher show acceptance of different people’s opinions?
Describe a place outside of home or school where you feel accepted.
Complete the following sentence by describing how you cope with change in your life: Sometimes, when things change I feel ___, so I try to remember ___.
Think of a moment in recent history when something unexpected happened, and describe how people changed their daily lives to accept that change.
How can science be used to help people accept information they may not believe to be true?
Crows have a hard time with acceptance. They often hold grudges against specific people.