Stretching with Nature

Physical education lesson plan on stretching with nature, and yoga.



• To demonstrate non-locomotor movement such as stretching while enhancing flexibility of muscles and demonstrating proper breathing techniques.


Suggested Grades:

2nd Grade - 3rd Grade - 4th Grade

Lesson Procedure:

Materials: Gymnastics mat or pad or gym floor


Lesson Excerpt:

Instructional Procedures:

Students allow at least four [4] feet of space between each other
on the mat. Students will demonstrate three [3] yoga poses while
stretching and breathing properly.

"Mountain Pose" - - - Students stand tall with their hands and feet
about 6" apart. Students will spread their arms reaching with shoulders back and wide while breathing in through their nose and out through their mouth slowly for ten counts. Students may close their eyes and
visualize themselves as a mountain [or climbing a mountain as a
motivational strategy].



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