SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 9:00:58 AMKFIT 6.3 Course Outline as of Summer 2019

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  KFIT 6.3Title:  ADVANCED YOGA  
Full Title:  Advanced 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
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course, using Hatha Yoga asanas (postures), will emphasize advanced 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 course, using Hatha Yoga asanas (postures), will emphasize advanced 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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate an understanding of and ability to perform advanced level asanas (postures) and yoga techniques.
2.  Create an advanced level Yoga practice designed to improve flexibility, muscular strength,
    balance, and coordination.
3.  Describe relaxation, breathing and centering methods used in Yoga.
 

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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Apply principles of movement and body awareness into Hatha yoga postures.
2. Demonstrate advanced level Hatha yoga asanas including floor, seated, kneeling, and standing
    postures.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of breath integration with yoga asanas.
4. Perform a personal advanced level Yoga practice 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. flexion      
         2. extension/elongation
         3. lateral flexion/extension
         4. rotation
         5. inversion
         6. centering
     B. Body Awareness
         1. alignment
         2. balance
          3. integration
II. Hatha Yoga Advanced Level Asanas
    A. Advanced seated asanas
         1. Cow Face
         2. Hero pose
         3. Revolved Head to Knee pose
    B. Advanced floor asanas
       1. Chatarunga (Four Limbed Staff pose)
       2. Dolphin
        3. Bow
        4. Downward Facing Dog
       5. One Leg Down Dog
    C. Advanced kneeling asanas
       1. Camel
        2. Twisted Lunge
    D. Advanced standing asanas
       1. Revolved Side Angle
       2. Standing Split
       3. Revolved Triangle
       4. Chair
      E. Advanced balance poses
       1. Warrior III
       2. Dancer
        3. Half Moon            
    F. Modifications
III. Pranayama (Breathing) Techniques
    A. Breath integration with yoga asanas
     B. Breath for relaxation/meditation
    C. Breath for cleansing/clearing
IV. Yoga Practice
    A. Designing an advanced personal practice
    B. Integrating yoga practice into daily living
    C. Benefits of Yoga
    D. Using Yoga techniques functionally
    E. Meditation practices
V. Chakras
VI. History and Philosophy of Yoga
VII. Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga
VIII. Styles and Types of Yoga

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:
Assignments may include any or all of the following:
1. Written assessment of personal growth and experience in yoga class
2. Reflective journal
3. Reading 5 - 10 pages from the textbook each week
4. Practice and proper demonstration of advanced level yoga asanas/postures
5. Quizzes (1-3)
6. Design of an advanced level personal yoga practice
7. Anaylsis of yoga postures

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
5 - 15%
Written assessment, journal, 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%
Class performances, Performance exams: Demonstration of asana
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Completion, Essay/short answer, 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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Beth Shaw's Yoga Fit. 3rd Edition. Shaw, Beth. Human Kinetics. 2015
Yoga for the Joy of It. Kraines, Minda and Sherman, Barbara. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. 2009 (classic)
Instructor Prepared Materials

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