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Teacher Takahashi from San Diego CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Energize Our Yoga, Imagination and Mindfulness Classes!

My students need yoga props to deepen their practice, in stretching, breathwork, and Mindfulness. Blankets will keep them warm on windy days and be used for personal accommodations. Books will add inspiration and new connections!

  • $597 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

These Kindergarten, first and second grade students are full of excitement and curiosity. They embrace mindfulness practices and show a marked difference after we use calming techniques. They leave YIM class (yoga, imagination and Mindfulness) happy, calm and interested.

Yoga and mindfulness practices help these students gain new techniques that they can use in all situations- academic, social and problem-solving.

Because we are a project based school, being able to connect to yourself, to communicate and collect your thoughts are highly important skills to embody when collaborating with peers on real world work.

These students' families come from all over San Diego to bring their children to learn and are dedicated to supporting their child to do their best at school. Incorporating movement helps these little ones to better focus and gain new skills!

My Project

Each student in levels K-2 meet for an intimate yoga, Imagination and Mindfulness class that offers affirmations, stretching, breathwork, connection, learning, stories, imagination and fun. Being in the park is inspirational, but also can be stark, so this project will help us immensely!

This project will allow these students to have more props for accommodating their personal needs and growth, while keeping them warm and cozy if the winds come up.

By using blocks, straps and blankets, students can adjust the poses to work best for their own bodies as they grow. These will allow for the students to have a more dynamic and versital yoga practice.

With new books, the students can enjoy new activities, and add a layer of reading to this work. The pinwheels help students to find a strong, yet smooth breath which aids their cognition, allowing them to think their best for the rest of their academic day.

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Threads West Premium Mexican Falsa Beach Blanket, Serape Stripe Yoga Blanket (Navy) • Amazon Business $11.99 7 $83.93
Threads West Genuine Premium Mexican Falsa Beach Blanket, Serape Stripe Beach Blanket (Blue, Gray and Light Blue) • Amazon Business $11.99 7 $83.93
Yogree (2-PC) Yoga Blocks, 9"x6"x4" - High Density EVA Foam Brick Provides Stability Balance & Support, Improve Strength and Deepen Poses - Great for Yoga, Pilates, Workout, Fitness & Gym (Turquoise) • Amazon Business $10.99 7 $76.93
Yes4All Exercise Yoga Strap 8 feet with D-Ring Buckle for Stretching, Flexibility and Physical Therapy – Yoga Belt Strap Cotton (Purple, Set of 2) • Amazon Business $7.99 7 $55.93
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids Around the World • Amazon Business $21.54 1 $21.54
ABCs of Yoga for Kids Learning Cards • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
The ABCs of Yoga for Kids • Amazon Business $15.94 1 $15.94
Yoga for Kids: Simple Animal Poses for Any Age • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Animal Asanas: Yoga for Children • Amazon Business $12.67 1 $12.67
Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children • Amazon Business $11.57 1 $11.57
I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness • Amazon Business $10.84 1 $10.84
PARADISE PARTY PINWHEELS (1 DOZEN) - BULK Children, Kids, Game • Amazon Business $8.44 1 $8.44
I Am Yoga • Amazon Business $8.02 1 $8.02
100 Yoga Activities for Children: Easy-to-Follow Poses and Meditation for the Whole Family • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71

Materials cost

$431.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.22

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.51

Total project goal

$596.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.73

5 Donors

-$312.54

Donations toward project cost

-$265.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.88

match offer

-$284.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$241.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.63

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$0.00

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