In yoga, the Yamas & Niyamas are a moral code of conduct, a guideline for how to live. Together, the Yamas & Niyamas help us to make careful decisions about how to think, speak, and behave. This foundational thinking prepares children to form healthy relationships with themselves and others.
Yamas & Niyamas Teen Unitis a 34-page PDF download directed at teenagers
Yamas & Niyamas Kid Unitis a 48-page PDF download directed at kids ages 7-11
This bundle contains twenty (20) lesson plans that can be used as a yoga class series, or easily incorporated into the school classroom. Adults can facilitate conversations, games, activities, and yoga experiences that give children concrete information about each of the Yamas & Niyamas.
Each lesson plan breaks down one of the Yamas or Niyamasand includes:
Both units are a PDF download which you can view on your phone, tablet, computer or print out onto paper.