Christmas Yoga

Lesson ideas

125241836_3137926579645197_3784773967213

Here are some ideas for Christmas Yoga lesson!
Be creative! Have fun with making lesson plan! 
Check our instagram!!

- Our kids yoga book,
'Sora and Ryan's Yoga Adventure in Singapore'  Click here

 

★Lesson title★

'Ho Ho Ho Merry Christmas Yoga'​

Let's go to Santa Clause village! and meet Santa!

1. Place     

Santa Clause village 

2. Transportation  

Sleigh (with singing song) 

3.Yoga Poses 

258769791_4179834142121097_3211214961881930783_n.jpg

Let’s bake gingerbread man cookies!

Put ingredients in a bowl, mix it, make a dough. Roll it out with a roller, cut out gingerbread man shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake them in an oven.

Done!

But where are gingerbread men??

They’re running away!!


【Running Gingerbread man】
1. Stand straight.
2. Raise right (left) leg backward and bend your knee. Balance on left (right) leg.
3. Bend your elbows and pretend you're running.


【Song】
- Do you know the Gingerbread Man? ( The tune of 'Do you know the Muffin man?’)
Click here

258105410_4179834205454424_4186647163134968423_n.jpg

 

Elves are preparing presents for Christmas.

【Elf pose】

1. Stand straight.
2. Bend forward from your hips.
3. Stretch your arms forward.


【Songs】
-10 little elves 

Click here


-Five Little Elves

Click here

259461374_4179834148787763_3401543482502218243_n.jpg

Let’s be Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer!!

【Reindeer pose】
1. Get down on your hands and knees.
2. Raise right(left) leg. If you can, raise left(right) arm parallel to the floor. Balance with your core.

 

【Song】

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Click here

258854898_4179834245454420_8614332304071787198_n.jpg

Let’s ride on a sleigh singing ‘Jingle Bells’!!
 

【 Sleigh Pose】
1. Sit with your legs stretched.
2. Move with your bottom singing ‘Jingle Bells’

【Song】

Jingle Bells 

Click here

258130910_4179834312121080_4335519656906241582_n.jpg

 

After singing Jingle Bells, let’s pose like Christmas bells!

【 Christmas bell pose】
1. Lie on your stomach.
2. Place you hands down near your chest.
3. Extend your arms and head up. Bend your knees.

258781006_4179834352121076_1622920813656723124_n.jpg

 

What’s this?

This is a pinecone. It’s a wooden fruit of pine tree.


【 Pinecone pose】
1. Sit with your knees bent.
2. Cross your legs.
3. Hug your knees. Squeeze.

262108103_4207514099353101_8287881405425210600_n.jpg
260107811_4179834295454415_1124379117394126813_n.jpg

 

You know, Santa Claus is coming to our house from the chimney on Christmas Eve!

From the chimney!? I didn’t know that!

How does Santa Claus get out of our house? Climbing up the chimney!?

【Chimney Pose】
1. Kneel down.
2. Extend your left(right) leg to the side.
3. Raise your hands. Stretch.

 

 

Finally Santa has appeared!!

HO HO HO !


【 Santa claus pose】
1. Stand with your feet together.
2. Step your right (left) foot forward widely.
3. Pretend as if you were holding Santa’s present bag.
4. Say ‘HO HO HO’.

 

【Song】

S-A-N-T-A by Super Simple Songs

Click here

125338527_3142854975819024_4717395382235

 

What’s your Christmas present from Santa? Open the present box.

Let me see..

It’s a Teddy bear !
I wanted it for a long time!


【Teddy Bear pose】
1.Sit with your feet out.
2.Stretch your arms widely.

【Teddy Bear Exercise】
The Teddy bear moves side to side.
The Teddy bear raises hands.
The Teddy bear puts hands on the ground.
The Teddy bear taps the ground. Tap, tap, tap.
The Teddy bear rotates neck.
The Teddy bear rotates shoulders.

262033299_4207514159353095_1304235151362743060_n.jpg

 

What a beautiful Christmas tree !

Merry Christmas!


【Christmas tree pose】
1. Stand with your feet wide apart.
2. Put your hands together above your head.

【Song】
We wish a merry Christmas by Super Simple Songs

Click here
 

261591375_4207514072686437_461917036244941660_n.jpg

【Homework】
Let’s make your own original Christmas yoga poses!

Have fun!!


- Christmas Stocking
- Christmas Wreath
- Candy cane

- Snowman
 

4.Mindfulness Activities

We made original Christmas Mindfulness Coloring sheets!

You can download PDF for FREE! Enjoy coloring with kids!

Go to download page ↓↓

 Click here

259751000_4179832035454641_5226159080586672562_n.jpg