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


Assessing Pupils’ Understanding and Progress

Next steps

  • Teacher notes

Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
Relationships & Sex Education specialist