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Hatha Yoga
PHED 147
Spring 2020
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

This is a beginning yoga class with no previous experience needed. The class will consist of 26 postures and two breathing exercise aimed at improving your posture and alignment, balance, and strength. Posture and exercise covered: Warm-up:Standing Deep Breathing - Pranayama (Sanskrit), Half Moon Pose - Ardha-Chandrasana (Sanskrit), Awkward Pose - Awkward Pose (Sanskrit), Eagle Pose - Garurasana (Sanskrit), Balancing, Standing Head to Knee - Dandayamana-Janushirasana (Sanskrit), Standing Bow Pose - Dandayamana-Dhanurasana (Sanskrit), Balancing Stick - Tuladandasana (Sanskrit).
Stretching: Standing Separate Leg Stretching Pose -Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Paschimotthanasana (Sanskrit), Triangle Pose - Trikanasana (Sanskrit), Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee Pose - Dandayamana-Bibhaktapada-Janushirasana (Sanskrit), Focus Tree Pose - Tadasana (Sanskrit), Toe Stand - Padangustasana (Sanskrit), Dead Body Pose - Savasana (Sanskrit), Wind-Removing Pose - Pavanamuktasana (Sanskrit)
Spine Strengthening, Sit up - Pada-Hasthasana (Sanskrit), Cobra Pose - Bhujangasana (Sanskrit), Locust Pose - Salabhasana (Sanskrit), Full Locust Pose - Poorna-Salabhasana (Sanskrit), Bow Pose - Dhanurasana (Sanskrit). Opening: Fixed Firm Pose - Supta-Vajrasana (Sanskrit), Half Tortoise Pose - Ardha-Kurmasana (Sanskrit), Camel Pose - Ustrasana (Sanskrit), Rabbit Pose - Sasangasana (Sanskrit), Spine-Twisting Pose - Ardha-Matsyendrasana(Sanskrit), Blowing in Firm Pose - Kapalbhati in Vajrasana(Sanskrit). Bring a mat, towel, and your own water. The first class of each quarter will meet in the lobby of Freeman Athletic Center.
Credit: .25 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Credit/Unsatisfactory
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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