Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Advanced Yoga

 Title Abbreviation:   ADVANCED YOGA

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    159

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310590


 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course addresses the fitness aspect of Hatha Yoga, and is designed for individuals that have had some type of yoga training. Poses and techniques are taught to help with strength, endurance, posture, stress and breathing


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Have knowledge of and perform advanced Hatha Yoga poses.
  2. Apply Hatha Yoga principles as they relate to flexibility, strength, stress management, and posture.
  3. Use appropriate vocabulary related to advanced Hatha Yoga.
  4. Demonstrate an increase in flexibility and strength.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Postures for strength improvement.
  2. Postures for muscular endurance.
  3. Breathing exercises for stress management.
  4. Explanation and application of asanas.