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 Course Title:   Advanced Yoga

 Title Abbreviation:   ADVANCED YOGA

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    159

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310590


 REV:    2014

 Course Description  

This course addresses the fitness aspect of Hatha Yoga, and is designed for individuals that have had some type of yoga training. Poses and techniques are taught to help with strength, endurance, posture, stress and breathing



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  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Have knowledge of and perform advanced Hatha Yoga poses.
  2. Apply Hatha Yoga principles as they relate to flexibility, strength, stress management, and posture.
  3. Use appropriate vocabulary related to advanced Hatha Yoga.
  4. Demonstrate an increase in flexibility and strength.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

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. Postures for strength improvement.
  2. Postures for muscular endurance.
  3. Breathing exercises for stress management.
  4. Explanation and application of asanas.