1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Place your right hand on a chair or desk for stabilization
3. Balancing on your right foot (keep the right knee slightly bent), use your left hand to grab ahold of your left foot
4. Bend your left elbow and draw your left foot toward your left glute
5. Stand tall and don’t look down, keeping the chest lifted
6. Pull your left knee down as you pull your left hip up, stretching your left thigh (imagine a rubber band in your thigh)
7. Hold and focus on your breath
8. Repeat (right 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 Focus mean to you in this moment?
Do you find it easier to focus on your schoolwork when you are in school or at home? Why?
What are some factors that distract you from focusing? What are some strategies that help you stay focused?
Describe an activity or goal that you would like to put your focus into in the future.
Reflect on something your family puts a great deal of focus into. Why does this thing require focus?
How do you prefer your learning environment to look and sound when you need to focus?
What happens when you focus on the individual members of a community rather than the whole group?
Have you ever felt your focus drift while reading? What strategies do you use to keep yourself focused?
Describe some events that have become a point of focus in the news lately. Who has made these events a public focal point?
In what ways can technology distract a person from focusing? How can technology help someone focus?
The longest duration of juggling three objects is 12 hours and 5 minutes, achieved by American David Slick at a public library in Texas, on July 22, 2009. During his attempt, David listened to music to stay focused.