SRJC Course Outlines

9/16/2019 9:17:31 AMKFIT 6.1 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 6.1Title:  BEGINNING YOGA  
Full Title:  Beginning Yoga
Last Reviewed:4/23/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PHYED 35

Catalog Description:
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This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience, Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize beginning level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This beginning level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience, Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize beginning level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination. Yoga techniques for mind-body connection and centering will include breathing and relaxation methods.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2005Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2005Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate beginning level Hatha yoga asanas and techniques.
2.  Create a beginning level yoga practice designed to improve flexibility, muscular strength,
    balance, and coordination.
3.  Describe beginning relaxation, breathing and centering yoga methods.
 

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1. Apply principles of movement and body awareness during Hatha yoga postures.
2. Demonstrate beginning level Hatha yoga asanas including floor, seated, kneeling, and
    standing postures.
3. Integrate proper breathing techniques during yoga asanas.
4. Design and perform personal beginning level yoga practices based on flexibility, muscular
    strength, balance, and coordination.
5. Apply yoga techniques and benefits into daily life practices.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Yoga Principles
   A.  Movement Principles
       a. Sagittal flexion, extension, and elongation
       b. Lateral flexion, extension, and elongation
       c. Rotation
       d. Inversion
       e. Centering
    B. Body Awareness
       a. Alignment
       b. Balance
        c. Integration
II.  Beginning Level Hatha Yoga Asanas
        A.  Beginning seated asanas
              a. Easy pose
              b. Seated spinal twist
              c. Cobbler/Butterfly Pose
              d. Head to knee forward bend
              e. Seated forward fold
              f. Staff pose
        B.  Beginning floor asanas
              a.  Happy Baby/Dead Bug
              b.  Corpse (Savasana)
              c. Bridge
              d. Legs up the wall
              e. Sphinx
              f. Reclining hand to big toe
              g. Downward facing dog
        C.  Beginning kneeling asanas
              a. Modified plank
             b. Modified side plank
             c. Gate Pose
              d. Cat-Cow
             e. Low lunge (knee down)
             f.  Child's pose
             g. Kneeling back bend                
         D.  Beginning standing asanas
             a. High lunge
             b. Standing back bend
             c. Warrior I & II
             d. Standing forward fold
             e. Mountain
        E. Beginning balance asanas
             a. Tree pose
             b. One leg chair pose            
        F. Modifications
III. Pranayama (breathing) Techniques
        A.  Integration with yoga asanas
         B.  Relaxation and meditation
        C.  Cleansing and clearing
IV.  Yoga Practice
     A.  Designing a beginning level personal practice
     B.  Integrating yoga practice into daily living
     C.  Benefits of yoga
     D. Using yoga techniques functionally
     E.  Meditation practices

Assignments:
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May include any or all of the following:
1. Written personal yoga goals (1 page)
2. Reflective analysis of personal growth, experience and progress (1-2 per semester)
3. Journal entries (4-10 per semester)
4. Personal beginning level yoga practice
5. Skill performance examination of proper techniques and beginning level yoga asanas.
6. 1-3 exams and/or quizzes (Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Personal goals, journal entries, analysis, personal practice
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
Skill performance examination
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Exams and Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Yoga for the Joy of It, 1st Edition. Kraines and Sherman. Jones and Bartlett Publishers: 2009.
 
Beth Shaw's Yoga Fit, 2nd Edition. Shaw. Human Kinetics: 2008
 
Instructor Prepared Materials

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