As in all units, pupils develop physical, social, emotional and thinking whole child objectives.
Pupils learn about mindfulness and body awareness. They begin to learn yoga poses and techniques that will help them to connect their mind and body. The unit builds strength, flexibility and balance. The learning includes breathing and meditation taught through fun and engaging activities. Pupils will work independently and with others, sharing ideas and creating their own poses in response to a theme.
To develop controlled movement and flexibility.
To develop an understanding of what yoga is.
|LESSON 2||To show control when copying and repeating yoga poses.|
|LESSON 3||To develop strength and co-ordination in yoga poses.|
|LESSON 4||To show control and technique when working with a partner to create poses.|
|LESSON 5||To show balance, control and co-ordination in yoga poses.|
|LESSON 6||To copy and create poses in an animal flow.|
|LESSON 7||To copy and repeat a Summer flow showing control and co-ordination.|
|LESSON 8||I can copy a yoga flow, changing my breath to match the poses.|
|I can provide feedback to others.|
|I can recognise changes in my body when I do exercise.|
|I can remember and repeat actions, linking poses together.|
|I can show an awareness of space when travelling.|
|I can work with others to create poses.|
|I can copy, remember and repeat yoga flows.|
|I can create and repeat simple flow sequences with control.|
|I can describe how my body feels during exercise.|
|I can move in time with my breath.|
|I can provide feedback using key words.|
|I can use clear shapes when performing poses.|
|Learning vocabulary – mindfulness, wellbeing, posture, flexibility|
|Listening to and following instructions.|
|Communicating with others.|
|Reading resource cards.|
|Creating shapes with their body.|
|Counting for breathing and poses.|
|Matching a partner.|