SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2019 11:06:47 AMKFIT 25.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 25.1Title:  VINYASA FLOW YOGA  
Full Title:  Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Last Reviewed:11/4/2013

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Vinyasa flow is a style of yoga where asanas/poses are performed in a sequence and synchronized with the breath. This style of yoga flows smoothly from one pose to the next, creating continuous movement that promotes cardiovascular and muscular conditioning. Flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination are also emphasized. This course covers the history and philosophy of yoga, breathing techniques and meditiation.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Vinyasa flow is a style of yoga where asanas/poses are performed in a sequence and synchronized with the breath. This style of yoga flows smoothly from one pose to the next, creating continuous movement that promotes cardiovascular and muscular conditioning. Flexibility, strength, balance, and coordination are also emphasized. This course covers the history and philosophy of yoga, breathing techniques and meditiation.
(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.  Perform vinyasa flow sequences integrating proper breathing techniques and body alignment.
2.  Design a vinyasa flow sequence to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, muscular
    strength, balance, and coordination.
3.  Apply yoga techniques and benefits into daily life practices
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate proper alignment and coordination while performing vinyasa flow sequences.  
2. Describe the history and philosophy of yoga.
3. Demonstrate proper breathing techniqes for vinyasa flow sequences.
4. Describe and apply types of meditation.

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. Vinyasa Flow Sequences
    A. Sun salutations
    B. Moon salutations
    C. Creating a sequence
    D. Breath integration and synchronization
    E. Progressions and modification for personal level
    F. Coordination
III. History and Philosophy of Yoga
    A. Pantanjali's eight limbs
    B. Styles and types of yoga
    C. Origins and evolution          
IV. Pranayama (Breathing) Techniques
    A. Integration with yoga asanas
     B. Relaxation and meditation
    C. Cleansing and clearing
V.  Yoga Practice
    A. Designing personal practice
    B. Integrating yoga practice into daily living
    C. Benefits of yoga
    D. Using yoga techniques functionally
    E. Meditation practices
    F. Mind/body connection

Assignments:
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Students are expected to spend an additional one and one-half hours per week outside of class completing one or more of the following assignments:
 
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 vinyasa flow sequence and yoga practice
5. Skill performance examination
6. One to three 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, personal sequence and 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 Mat Companion 1; Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow and Standing Poses. Long, Ray. Bandha Yoga. 2010 (classic)
Yoga for the Joy of It. Kraines, Minda and Sherman, Barbara. Jones and Bartlett. 2009 (classic)
 
Instructor Prepared Materials

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