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Course Description

Coeducational activity designed for beginning yoga students. The emphasis will be on physical alignment and form, accessing postures through the use of props. This is a program designed to improve flexibility and reduce stress by learning a series of poses and focusing on the proper breathing techniques. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Previously listed as KIN 62. Courses should be taken in sequential order.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform a series of basic yoga poses (asanas) which demonstrate correct physical alignment and form while utilizing beginning yoga breathing techniques (pranayama).
  • Describe the benefits of yoga as a stress reducer, including discussing the benefits of including yoga as a lifelong activity.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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