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Health Smart Virginia: 7th Grade Social Emotional Health

For Teachers 7th
A 12-part social and emotional health unit is designed to help seventh graders develop the skills they need to cope with disappointment and manage stress. They practice stress reduction techniques and share ideas for how to handle...
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Mindfulness Yoga

For Teachers 7th
Standing pose, tree pose, warrior pose, easy pose. Middle schoolers learn several basic yoga exercises and poses that can help them relax. They also keep a four-week stress log to track stressful situations and how they dealt with them.
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Yoga Unit

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Get in touch with your chakra with a thorough set of lessons on teaching yoga. Complete with tips, adjustments, examples, and procedures, each lesson encourages learners to trust their bodies and build both emotional and physical strength.
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Star Wars – a Relaxation Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Take young padawans on a journey towards ultimate relaxation with a series of Star Wars themed yoga poses. Following a mindful and imaginative story, the force is strong with stretches including the Rey's Pole, R2D2, Yoda, and more! 
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Mindful Yoga Introduction

For Teachers 7th
Middle schoolers apply what they learned in the previous lesson about mindful yoga to design a project to help a teen cope with a stressful situation in a healthy way. Groups role play explaining the benefits of their approach and...
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Valentine's Day - LOVE

For Teachers K - 3rd
Open your heart with a refreshing yoga session designed for Valentine's Day. With visual cues of hearts and other festive decorations, participants begin a series of yoga poses designed to open their heart chakras and to reflect on the...
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Yoga in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Yoga can be a way for students to improve classroom performance by learning how to meet challenges calmly.
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Yoga Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students spread out into personal space. 2-3 taggers are then chosen and given Frisbees.Taggers can't throw Frisbees, only tag with them. Teacher decides which yoga move students who are tagged do. If student is tagged he freezes in...
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Stress: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Two activities focus on stress—its triggers and tools to manage it. The first activity asks pupils to identify personal stress triggers then practice stress management techniques. The second activity gets scholars up and moving with yoga...
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Yoga Ball Bash

For Teachers 5th - 9th
This line dance lesson involves the use of PE equipment. If you have yoga balls and rhythm sticks then take a look at this lesson. Of course there are other things that could be used instead of yoga balls. This is a 48-count dance...
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Be a Cat, Be a Tree

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Yoga is a wonderful form of exercise. Here, pupils engage in two creative movement exercises. They make two yoga poses; the cat and the tree. The cat is actually sometimes known as the cobra in yoga terms. Both of these movements will...
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Gandhi's "Good Life": The Spiritual Dimension

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students investigate awareness and spiritual transformation by researching the life of Gandhi.  For this philosophy lesson, students discuss living in an aware state by practicing yoga, eating vegetarian, and becoming immersed in poetry....
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Introduction to Yoga

For Teachers K - 12th
Students are introduced to yoga for fitness and relaxation. Over the course of the lesson, students practice various yoga poses and relaxation methods. They complete two minute yoga stations after all of the poses have been demonstrated.
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Strategies to Reduce Testing Stress

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Try these research-based ideas in the classroom to help your pupils succeed on high-stakes tests.
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Minding Your Body

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explore the benefits of yoga and meditation by studying baseball players who incorporate them into their pre-season training. They investigate a variety of mind-body techniques and create a presentation for the class.
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The History of Hindu India

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
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How Breathing Works

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
The ins and outs of breathing are explained in this fresh film. Simple and straightforward narration accompanies colorful animation to show how breathing is controlled and how it can be altered. This would not only be useful during a...
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Homeostasis (and the Cell Membrane King)

For Students 7th - 12th
The homeostasis pose is a popular yoga pose, and a video will explain how to do it properly. It also covers why we shiver, why we sweat, and the difference between a cell wall and a cell membrane. 
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Exploring the Lotus Effect

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The Lotus Effect ... is it not some kind of yoga pose. In the last installment of a nine-part series, young scientists observe the Lotus Effect on lotus leaves and water-repellent cloths. They observe how motion and damage affect the...
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We're Off to India!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pack your bags and set off to the wonderful country of India in a multi-day cultural unit. The lesson is a 17-day series focusing on literature, music, art, geography, and the culture of India. Scholars complete several activities,...
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Arts Integrated Lesson Plan - Babar

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a lovely instructional activity perfect for the littlest learners. They'll listen to the story of Babar the King of the Elephants, then they'll discuss position words such as, over, forward, under, and up. They'll participate in...
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Exercise: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Save yourself a trip to the gym with this ESL presentation about exercise. Vocabulary words like jogging, yoga, and bicycling, as well as pictures that explain each activity, will help your English learners understand the common terms...
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Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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Stressors, Coping Strategies, Mindfulness breathing

For Teachers 7th
After discussing the benefits of positive coping strategies, class members practice the stress management and stress reduction technique of Mindfulness Breathing.

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