SRJC Course Outlines

7/20/2019 4:57:10 PMKFIT 6 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 6Title:  INTRODUCTION TO YOGA  
Full Title:  Introduction to Yoga
Last Reviewed:4/24/2017

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: 

Catalog Description:
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This introductory level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will practice introductory 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
Description: Untitled document
This introductory level class is designed for individuals with no previous yoga experience. Using Hatha yoga asanas (postures), students will practice introductory 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 2018Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2018Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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1. Demonstrate introductory level Hatha yoga asanas and techniques.
2. Improve flexibility, muscular strength, balance, and coordination.
3. Properly demonstrate breathing and centering yoga methods.

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1. Apply principles of movement and body awareness during Hatha yoga postures.
2. Demonstrate introductory level Hatha yoga asanas
3. Integrate proper breathing techniques during yoga asanas.
4. Perform personal introductory 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
         1. Rotation
         2. Inversion
         3. Centering
    B. Body Awareness
         1. Alignment
         2. Balance
          3. Integration
II. Introductory Level Hatha Yoga Asanas
    A.  Introductory seated asanas
         1. Easy pose
         2. Seated spinal twist
         3. Cobbler/Butterfly pose
    B. Introductory floor asanas
         1. Happy Baby/Dead Bug
         2. Corpse (Savasana)
         3. Bridge
    C. Introductory kneeling asanas
          1. Modified plank
         2. Modified side plank
         3. Gate pose
    D. Introductory standing asanas
         1. High lunge
         2. Standing back bend
         3. Warrior I & II
    E. Introductory balance asanas
         1. Tree pose
         2. One leg chair pose            
    F. Modifications
III. Pranayama (breathing) Techniques
    A. Integration with yoga asanas
     B. Relaxation and meditation

Assignments:
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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class on one or more of the following activities:
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 introductory level yoga practice
5. Skill performance examination of proper techniques and introductory level yoga asanas
6. Exams and/or quizzes (1 - 3)

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/or Quizzes (Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion)
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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Beth Shaw's Yoga Fit. 3rd ed. Shaw, Beth. Human Kinetics. 2016
Yoga for the Joy of It. Kraines, Minda and Sherman, Barbara. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2009 (classic)
 
Instructor Prepared Materials

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