How many kids do you know that say they want to visit space? I’m sure there are a few out there! Space can be a really fun unit to learn about. As a teacher, adding yoga to your space unit adds a fun learning component with the benefit of movement to your lesson. Maybe you are a parent or therapist and have a kid that loves space and you want to find fun ways to encourage them to move. Space yoga may be just what you are looking for!
Space Yoga Pose Ideas
Space yoga is fun and an excellent way to add movement into the day. Get started right now using Space Themed Yoga Cards and Printables. Save yourself time and effort and feel confident you will have the perfect space themed movement activity.
How adorable are these space yoga cards! The instructions are on the back side.
Airplane Pose – Think of a meteor flying through space
Chair Pose – Move to standing and add a jump at the end like a rocket blasting off!
Cobra Pose – Look up like you are looking through a telescope into space!
Satellite (Partner Pose)
Partner Boat Pose – Gently rock back and forth like you are orbiting the earth.
Tree Pose – Raise your arms over your head like a shuttle blasting off!
Resting Pose – Look up at the stars over head.
Stand tall. Keep legs hip width apart. Reach your arms out to the side. Bring your fingers together above your head forming a circle (the world) with your arms. Breathe in and out!
More Space Activities
Pink Oatmeal has an entire post dedicated to space themed gross motor and space themed fine motor ideas. Be sure to check out all the ideas and video ideas in this posts for even more ways to move with a space theme!
Get Space Themed Resources
Pink Oatmeal has a fantastic selection of space themed gross motor and fine motor resources that you can pick up in the shop today. Save yourself time and effort and have your space themed motor skills done for you!
I’ve selected some of my favorite space resources below. Click on the NAME of the resource link to see the resource in full detail.