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 Course Title:   Pilates and Yoga Fusion

 Title Abbreviation:   PILATES AND YOGA FUSION

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    164

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

This class incorporates yoga and Pilates moves with an emphasis on strengthening your core. Students will learn how to stretch and strengthen all major muscles using poses from different styles of yoga and Pilates. This class is appropriate for all levels of fitness.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the different types of poses from both Pilates and yoga.
  2. Identify the strengthening and stretching poses.
  3. improve their flexibility, strength, and endurance.
  4. Have a deeper understanding of how the body works and the different styles of yoga and Pilates.
  5. Design their own program to use throughout their life.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Proper technique and form while exercising
  2. Principle and meaning of prana
  3. Explanation and application of asanas
  4. Breathing exercises for stress management
  5. Postures for flexibility and strength improvement