1. Stand in NaliniKIDS posture
2. Keep your feet hips width apart and parallel
3. Bend your knees and drop your hips down (don’t allow the knees to go over the ankles)
4. Raise your heels off the floor and cross your arms over your chest
5. Jog in place really fast, springing your toes off the floor one foot at a time
6. Keep your hips low and continue to pick up your speed
– 30 seconds of jogging in place
If you have knee discomfort or pain:
– March in place, swinging your arms
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 Imagine mean to you in this moment?
When was the last time you used your imagination? What did you see?
Do you consider yourself to be a creative person? Why or why not?
Reflect on a dream you have for your future. Close your eyes and imagine what it will feel like to experience that dream.
Who in your family likes to use their imagination to create new things?
Describe an in-school activity that requires you to use your imagination.
Imagine a community of your dreams. What would it look like? Sound like? Feel like?
Close your eyes and imagine a character from a book you recently read. What does this character look like in your mind? What would they be doing right now?
How has imaginative storytelling influenced societies throughout history?
How do scientists use their imaginations?
Sometimes our imagination plays tricks on us. Many people believe that early mermaid sightings can be attributed to dehydration + manatees.