Imagine

Form a mental image or concept of; to believe something unreal or untrue exists

  • This workout takes approximately 10 Minutes
  • This workout is for students in Grades 6-8
  • Teacher Resources

Move

  • Type:  Cardio
  • Excercise:  Drum Jog
  • Target:  Lower Body + Cardio Warm-Up
  • Equipment:  None
Workout guide

Steps

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

Sequence

– 30 seconds of jogging in place

Modification

If you have knee discomfort or pain:
– March in place, swinging your arms

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 Imagine mean to you in this moment?

Self-Connection

Past

When was the last time you used your imagination? What did you see?

Present

Do you consider yourself to be a creative person? Why or why not?

Future

Reflect on a dream you have for your future. Close your eyes and imagine what it will feel like to experience that dream.

Real-World Connection

Family

Who in your family likes to use their imagination to create new things?

Learning Environment

Describe an in-school activity that requires you to use your imagination.

Community

Imagine a community of your dreams. What would it look like? Sound like? Feel like?

Academic Connection

ELA

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?

Social Studies

How has imaginative storytelling influenced societies throughout history?

STEM

How do scientists use their imaginations?

Fun Fact

Sometimes our imagination plays tricks on us. Many people believe that early mermaid sightings can be attributed to dehydration + manatees.