NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Aug 08, 2022  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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PEAC 1294 - Yoga

This course is designed to give students an opportunity to enhance their personal wellness through the participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity. This course is designed to complement and enhance biomechanics by focusing on balance, flexibility, and strength.  The course will give an overview of different styles of Yoga, its history, and purpose.  The postures (asanas), breath and correct body mechanics for each posture will be addressed, along with contraindications and modification for limitations.

Credits: 1

Instructional Method Lab

Comments: S/U grading

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of PEAC 1294 Yoga , the student will:

  1. assess the role of exercise in health related fitness.
  2. improve and/or enhance specific health-related fitness components.
  3. identify personal fitness goals.
  4. explain the history of the style practiced.
  5. determine any contraindications for a particular asana.
  6. demonstrate safe practice.
  7. assess limitations such as range of motion due to fractures and implement modifications.
  8. demonstrate proficiency when doing postures.

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