2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Jan 18, 2022  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 139 Yoga - Special Topics (1 credit)

Course Description
Yoga Special Topics is a diverse approach to the modern practice of Yoga with varying topics being introduced. It includes yoga, dance, and yoga sculpt in practical workouts to reduce stress while improving strength and flexibility.

Student Outcomes
1. Demonstrate and practice yoga poses and postures.
2. Compare and contrast the different yoga activities to improve muscular strength, toning and flexibility, tailoring the practice to an individual’s specific abilities and limitations.
3. Perform at the appropriate exercise intensity for oneself based on the principles of exercise prescription.
4. Describe how a regular fitness program provides benefits to self-esteem, social confidence and improved motor skills.
5. Explain how a regular exercise program and a healthy nutritional lifestyle impacts energy balance and weight control.
6. Detail the benefits of yoga as a low to moderate intensity physical activity supporting stress reduction, improved flexibility and improved strength.

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