Lesson 1: Relaxation: yoga

Learning about the importance of relaxation, pupils practise yoga stretches

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

Before the lesson

Attention grabber

Main event


Wrapping up

Assessing pupils’ understanding and progress


Created by:
Kapow Primary, 
RSE & PSHE specialist