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PE 81: Yoga: Beginning

Students will be introduced to the values and skills of Hatha Yoga (Yoga of exercise). Students will learn how to reduce tension, increase energy levels, move efficiently, reconnect to self-awareness, and learn about the body. The poses and flows are adaptable and can be personalized for any level of fitness. The emphasis of the class will be on asanas (poses) and vinyasa (flow) for increased flexibility, improved health, relaxation, and reduced stress in daily living. Students will also be exposed to the language, philosophy, history, and concepts of Yoga. A typical class will include breathing techniques, meditation and asana practice, including standing, balancing, stretching and some inverted poses. At the end of the quarter students will have: (1) Acquired knowledge of the basic components of health and wellness. (2) Developed physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) A positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

PE 85: Yoga: Intermediate Asana

This course is designed for students who already possess an ongoing yoga practice. This course will move deeper into all aspects of yoga by exploring more postures, pranayama and meditation techniques. This course is designed for students who wish to improve themselves both physically and mentally. Intermediate yoga will provide students with information and experience which will enable students to: (1) Acquire knowledge of the basic components of health and wellness. (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Safdari, S. (PI)

PE 86: Power Yoga

Power yoga combines dynamic breathing and flowing sequences of asanas that focus on strengthening the entire body. Core muscle activation and stabilization is emphasized to ensure safe body mechanics. Power yoga will provide students with information and practical experience that will enable students to: (1) Acquire knowledge of the basic components of health and wellness. (2) Develop physical fitness and motor skills, and (3) Develop a positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity, which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Safdari, S. (PI)

PE 87: Essentials of Pilates

Students will focus on developing core strength, flexibility, and awareness by engaging in a variety of exercises that integrate the principles of Pilates. This course will utilize class instruction, assignments, and student participation to enable students to: (1) Acquire knowledge of the basic health-related components of physical fitness and the different dimensions of wellness. (2) Develop the skill-related components of fitness, and (3) Understand and practice the behaviors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

PE 98: Coaching Corps

This course is designed to build practical and educational foundations to prepare students to be instructional leaders (coaches) in sports activities. Students will have the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to youth while developing practical coaching skills. The course will explore topics including practice planning and designing curriculum, how to effectively engage youth in sports, youth development through sports, social issues facing urban youth in sports, the plight of sports programs in urban centers, and how to create a college-going culture among youth in low-income communities. Students will coach off campus at local schools/community-based organizations that offer after school sports programs.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PE 101: Fitness for Life

Learn about the essential concepts related to fitness and exercise (i.e. biomechanics, exercise nutrition, setting SMART goals, injury prevention, flexibility, stress management, cardiovascular health, lower back care and principles of weight training). Students will apply these concepts in class by engaging in a variety of physical activities such as: weight-training, Pilates, yoga, H.I.I.T, plyometric-training, speed and agility training, aerobic-endurance activities and TRX.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Mitchell, Y. (PI)

PE 102: Nutrition for Lifelong Physical Activity

Understand the bodies' nutritional needs in all capacities of human movement and daily physical activity is fundamental in achieving health and overall well-being. Learn how to nourish their body to build and maintain their health and well-being throughout their lives. Utilize class discussions, class assignments, and student participation to: identify basic principles of healthy eating to prevent disease and promote optimal health and performance; recognize the role of food and contexts in which food choices are made; and make confident and intelligent eating decisions that will contribute to building and maintaining a well-nourished body, meeting its changing needs.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1

PE 105: Physical Activity and Exercise: Injury Awareness, Treatment and Management

Introduces common injuries associated with physical activity as well as methods for injury prevention and management. The fundamental biological processes related to healing of the human body and injury nomenclature will also be examined. Furthermore, human anatomy will be covered as it relates to common injuries related to physical activity in the general population. Additionally, students will apply common injury management methods in practical usage. Course materials will cover topics such as foam rolling, stretching, injury taping, healing phases of the body, fatigue, and muscle cramping among other related topics.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1
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