SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2020 9:07:25 PMKINES 71 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KINES 71Title:  YOGA TECHNIQUES II  
Full Title:  Yoga Techniques, Training, and Practice II
Last Reviewed:3/27/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course covers intermediate-level yoga asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing practices), meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Techniques are presented through analytical training and guided practice in how to teach and practice the techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of KINES 70


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers intermediate-level yoga asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing practices), meditation and other traditional yoga techniques. Techniques are presented through analytical training and guided practice in how to teach and practice the techniques.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of KINES 70
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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 2017Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Use correct technique in intermediate-level traditional yoga practices including asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing practices), meditation, and mantra.
2.  Demonstrate proficiency in how to teach and practice intermediate-level yoga techniques.
 

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1. Categorize and practice intermediate-level yoga asanas using correct technique.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of physical alignment, anatomical focus, modifications and variations for various intermediate-level yoga asanas and pranayamas.
3. Describe the energetic focus of each asana, pranayama, meditation and mantra practice.
4. Explain the benefits and contraindications of intermediate-level asanas, pranayamas, and meditation techniques.
5. Identify and verbally cue asanas and pranayamas using English and Sanskrit names with correct pronunciation.
6. Analyze students practicing intermediate-level yoga asanas and demonstrate ability to use appropriate verbal cues and physical adjustments based on their physical capability.
7. Create and teach a class sequence for intermediate-level students.

Topics and Scope
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I. Practicing and teaching intermediate level yoga asanas
    A. Standing postures
    B. Balancing postures
    C. Arm-balancing postures
    D. Inverted postures
    E. Backward-bending postures
    F. Twisting postures
    G. Forward-bending postures
    H. Sitting postures
    I.  Reclining and relaxation postures
    J.  Sun salutations
    K. Yin yoga postures
    L. Knowledge, skills, and abilities for teaching intermediate-level yoga asanas
         1. Physical alignment
         2. Anatomical focus
          3. Modifications
         4. Variations
         5. Energetic focus
         6. Benefits
         7. Contraindications
         8. English and Sanskrit names
         9. Verbal cueing
         10. Physical adjustments
         11. Creating an intermediate level class sequence
         12. Teaching an intermediate level class sequence
II. Practicing and teaching intermediate level pranayama
    A. Ujjayi pranayama
    B. Nadi Sodhana pranayama
    C. Kapalabhati pranayama
    D. Sitali pranayama
III. Practicing and teaching meditation techniques
    A.  Chakra meditation
    B . Metta meditation
    C.  Yoga nidra
IV. Practicing and teaching mantra
    A. Gayatri mantra
    B. Invocation to Ganesha
    C. Mangala mantra
    D. Om Mani Padme Hum mantra

Assignments:
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1. Read 10-25 pages per week from textbooks and instructor-prepared materials
2. Written assignments based on readings (1-2)
3. Practice journal entries (weekly)
4. Observation reports of on-campus and off-campus yoga classes (1-2)
5. Quizzes (1-2)
6. Exams (1-2)
7. Assisting in demo classes during training (1-2)
8. Teaching an intermediate-level yoga sequence (1)
9. Creating an instructional video
10. Attendance, punctuality, and participation at all class meetings

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%
Written assignments, journal, observation reports
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
10 - 30%
Assisting in demo classes during training, teaching an intermediate level yoga sequence, creating an instructional video
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Quizzes, written exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 50%
Attendance, punctuatlity and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructing Hatha Yoga. 2nd ed. Ambrosini, Diane. Human Kinetics. 2016
Yoga Sequencing: Designing Transformative Yoga Classes. Stephens, Mark. North Atlantic Books. 2012 (classic)
Real Happiness The Power of Meditation. Salzberg, Sharon. Workman Publishing. 2010 (classic)
Hatha Yoga Illustrated. Kirk, Martin and Boon, Brooke and DiTuro, Daniel. Human Kinetics. 2005 (classic)
 
Instructor Prepared materials

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