Yoga Unit - Middle School

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Yoga unit PPT for middle school w/ a focus on athletic feedback.

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<ul><li> 1. * *InstantActivityWeek1 </li></ul> <p> 2. Strength, balance, and flexibility can be achieved through continual feedback. * 3. * *The history of yoga can be traced back to India over five thousand years ago. Its roots are found in the Vedic period, approximately 5000 BCE, and specifically in the Rig Veda - the oldest written book in the world. *The word yoga is a Sanskrit term that has many meanings. The word itself is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj "to yoke or harness." *In India, one would bring an ox under control by harnessing it to a wagon. This is a metaphor used to describe the process of yoga. It is a method for training and uniting the body, mind and spirit. 4. * 5. * *Todays Target: I can breathe correctly during exercise as well as give feedback on how others can breathe more effectively. 6. * *Feedback is giving of evaluative or corrective information about an action, event, or process. *Basically advice designed to correct or improve 7. * Toes Back Bottom on Feet Hands/Forehead Flat on Floor I can breathe correctly during exercise as well as give feedback on how others can breathe more effectively. 8. * Open Chest Spine Extended Toes Back Thighs Flat on Floor I can breathe correctly during exercise as well as give feedback on how others can breathe more effectively. 9. * Head Down Legs and Arms Straight Feet Flat I can breathe correctly during exercise as well as give feedback on how others can breathe more effectively. 10. * Open Chest Head Up Spine Extended Thighs OFF Floor I can breathe correctly during exercise as well as give feedback on how others can breathe more effectively. 11. * *Partner up and take turns giving feedback on each others breathing techniques. *0 meets none of criteria *1 has 1 of 3 criteria *2 has 2 of 3 criteria *3 Inhale through nose, exhale through mouth, stomach enlarges with inhale 12. * *InstantActivityWeek2 13. *Todays Target: I can give feedback to correct mine and others form which will improve balance and stability. 14. *Balance *An ability to stabilize and maintain a desired body position. *Balance can also be thought of as correct, or efficient, positioning of a body part or the entire body. 15. * *For each pose that focuses on balance you will give or be given feedback about how you can improve, and thus be better balanced. *But first, what does corrective feedback looks like *1. Its Constructive Here's what you could do. *2. Its Positive *Encourage *Stear clear of negative language (no, nope, youre wrong) *3. Its Specific What specifically can they do better? 16. * Back straight. One leg bent. One leg straight. 17. * Arms and legs crossed Knees bent Spine elongated 18. * Feet wide apart. Back foot facing out. Front foot facing forward. Bend until knee almost over foot (never stretch past). 19. * Squat with soles of feet touching. Place hands in between legs and reach back. Elbows should be close to inside of knees. 20. * 21. * *Give one example of feedback on balance you either gave or were given that was positive and one example of feedback that was corrective. 22. * *InstantActivityWeek3 23. *Todays Target: I can give feedback to correct mine and others form which will improve overall flexibility. 24. * *Muscles ability to stretch in order to increase bodys range of motion. *Why? *Can improve mobility in sporting events as well as everyday activities. *Allows for natural alignment of the body to be maintained throughout the day *Prevents or decreases pain or injury. *Increased circulation of blood *Helps with muscle repair 25. * Legs straight Head tucked Arms relaxed BREATHE! 26. * Feet, hands, and shoulders flat Core tight and raised BREATHE! 27. * Hands and feet flat Looking down BREATHE!!! 28. * Chest and neck extended Arms straight BREATHE!!! 29. * Toes pointed Arms straight BREATHE!!!! 30. * *Give one example of feedback on flexibility you either gave or were given that was positive and one example of feedback that was corrective. 31. * *InstantActivityWeek4 32. * *Todays Target: I can give feedback to correct mine and others form which will improve overall strength. 33. * 34. * 35. * 36. * 37. * 38. * *Give one example of feedback on flexibility you either gave or were given that was positive and one example of feedback that was corrective. 39. * *InstantActivityWeek5 40. *Todays Target: 41. * 42. * *Turn in yoga for heart record sheet. 43. * *InstantActivityWeek6 44. *Todays Target: 45. * </p>