Mini Me Yoga 15 minutes to happy healthy kids program…
15 minute program meets the Physical Well Being requirements in school systems
Year 1 – (15 minutes to happy healthy kids) Foundational level
Mini Me Yoga 15 minute to happy, healthy kids incorporates many physical activities with a short fun program where the student is able to be active for sustained periods of time.
The program allows the child to participate in competitive games, as well as increasing personal goals of achievement. The program is designed for children to take these games and life skills and use them in their daily lives helping the, lead healthy and active lives.
How does Mini Me Yoga deliver Key stage 1
Using yoga poses and play the child developed fundamental movement skills. The agility, balance and ordination is well documented in Yoga studies and is delivered to children in a fun and easy method.
They engage in games that can be used competitively against self and others whilst also having the option to be a team building exercise helping them overcome challenges that are set
- To move confidently & safely in their own & general space
- Perform movements using a range of body actions & parts
- To recognise how their body feels when still & exercising
- Be aware of emotions, thoughts and feelings
- Awareness of words, vocabulary and how that affects our environment and physical ability. Techniques used by many athletes
- Connect, bond and have respect to each other, the world around us and our own personal body
- Manage the space safely showing good awareness
- Body and mind connection
- Team bonding
- Personal growth
- Health and well being comes from both physical and mental aspects.
Learning activities: each session will incorporate the 7 step program:
- Coming together, sitting cross legged and using sound to calm the body and focus the mind
- Breathing techniques to reduce stress eliminate toxins from the lungs, bring oxygen into the bloodstream and brain to help with learning, mind fog, sugary foods.
- Warm up – shaking the body, letting go, learning languages
- Yoga games – a range of poses will be used in various methods of application. music, movement, balancing, coordination, team games, personal body strength increased. Movement combined with freezing, flexibility
- Positive affirmation and managing one’s own emotions, recognising change in mind and body
- Colouring meditation, calming the mind and body down, relaxing, focused, increased lengths of concentration resulting in better academic performance, less behaviour referrals.
- sitting crossed legged and thanking oneself and each other, awareness of surroundings and how that has affected us mentally and emotionally, the effects of physical movement and how that affects the mind.
Warm up – raising heart rate: shaking off excess energy whist learning a new language or vocabulary, having fun, moving body.
Cool down ideas: (should reduce heart rate & calm children) colouring meditation,positive affirmations, coming together in a circle acknowledging each other and self, closing circle. Breathing techniques can be used to calm the body and mind
Most children should be able to show basic control and coordination when applying yoga poses and when remaining still; remember and repeat these poses, games, breathing techniques accurately and consistently; find and use space safely, with an awareness of others; identify and copy the basic yoga poses use words such as balance, co ordination, relax, forward bend, backbend, strengthen, make their body tense, relaxed, stretched and balanced.
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