SRJC Course Outlines

11/18/2019 3:53:45 PMKFIT 6.2 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 6.2Title:  INTERMEDIATE YOGA  
Full Title:  Intermediate 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
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Catalog Description:
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This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize intermediate level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination.  Course covers the history of yoga, chakras, meditation, and the eight limbs of yoga.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This intermediate level class is designed for individuals with previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will emphasize intermediate level flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination.  Course covers the history of yoga, chakras, meditation, and the eight limbs of yoga.
(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:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2013Inactive:
 
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 intermediate level Hatha yoga asanas and techniques.
2.  Create an intermediate level yoga practice designed to improve flexibility, muscular strength, balance, and coordination
3.  Describe the historical origins of yoga and the eight limbs associated with a holistic yoga practice.
 

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1. Apply principles of movement and body awareness into Hatha yoga postures
2. Demonstrate intermediate level Hatha yoga asanas including floor, seated, kneeling, and standing postures.
3. Describe the history of yoga.
4. Perform a personal intermediate level yoga practice based on flexibility, muscular strength, balance, and coordination.
5. List and describe the seven chakras.
6. Describe and apply types of meditation.
7. List and describe Pantanjali's eight limbs of yoga
8. Apply yoga techniques and benefits into daily life practices.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Yoga Principles
   A. Movement Principles
       1. Sagittal flexion, extension, and elongation
       2. Lateral flexion, extension, and elongation
       3. Rotation
       4. Inversion
       5. Centering
   B. Body Awareness
       1. Alignment
       2. Balance
        3. Integration
II.  Intermediate Level Hatha Yoga Asanas
    A.  Intermediate seated asanas
         1. Wide leg forward fold
         2. Wide angle one leg forward bend
         3. Bound butterfly pose
    B.  Intermediate floor asanas
         1. Pigeon
         2. Fish pose
         3. One leg bridge
         4. Dolphin plank
         5. Cobra pose
         6. Upward plank
         7. Side plank
         8. Chatarunga (four limbed staff pose)
         9. One leg down dog
    C.  Intermediate kneeling asanas
         1. Extended puppy pose
         2. Intermediate Gate pose
         3. Low lunge
         4. Modified camel pose        
     D. Intermediate standing asanas
         1. Side angle
         2. Pyramid/Nose to knee
         3. Triangle
         4. Chair pose
    E. Intermediate balance poses
         1. Garland pose/squat
         2. Hand to big toe
         3. One leg chair pose/standing pigeon
         4. Half Moon
         5. Dancer
         6. Warrior III            
    F. Modifications
III. Pranayama (breathing) Techniques
    A.  Integration with yoga asanas
     B.  Relaxation and meditation
    C.  Cleansing and clearing
IV. Yoga practice
     A.  Designing an intermediate personal practice
     B.  Integrating yoga practice into daily living
     C.  Benefits of yoga
     D. Using yoga techniques functionally
     E.  Meditation practices
V. Chakras
    A.  Base or root (1st chakra)
    B.  Hips (2nd chakra)
    C.  Solar plexus or naval (3rd chakra)
    D.  Heart (4th chakra)
    E.  Throat (5th chakra)
    F.  Third eye (6th chakra)
    G.  Crown (7th chakra)
VI.  History and philosophy of Yoga
VII. Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga
    A. Yamas (limb one)
    B. Niyamas (limb two)
    C. Asanas (limb three)
    D. Pranayama (limb four)
    E. Pratyahara (limb five)
    F. Dharana (limb six)
    G. Dhyana (limb seven)
    H. Samadhi (limb eight)
VIII. Styles and types of Yoga

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 intermediate level yoga practice
5. Skill performance examination of proper techniques and intermediate 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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