Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Fitness Through Yoga

 Title Abbreviation:   FITNESS THROUGH YOGA

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    149

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    310501

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course addresses the fitness aspect of Hatha yoga. Exercise techniques are presented to help the student improve his/her flexibility and strength. Relaxation and breathing techniques are used to teach stress management.


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. After completing this course the student will have practical knowledge of hatha yoga and be able to apply its principles as they relate to flexibility and strength exercises and stress management.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Principle and meaning of prana
  2. Explanation and application of asanas
  3. Breathing exercises for stress management
  4. Postures for flexibility improvement
  5. Postures for strength improvement