Lesson 1: Relaxation: yoga

Learning about the importance of relaxation, pupils practise yoga stretches

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To use yoga poses and breathing to relax

National curriculum

Pupils should know:

  • Simple self-care techniques, including the importance of rest, time spent with friends and family and the benefits of hobbies and interests.
  • That mental wellbeing is a normal part of daily life, in the same way as physical health.

Success criteria

Cross curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Wrapping up

Vocabulary

Assessing Pupils’ Understanding and Progress

Next steps

  • Teacher notes

Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Relationships & Sex Education specialist