Sep 27, 2021  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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DANC 5304 - Yoga: Principles and Practice


Introduction to yoga, particularly the practices of asanas (poses), vinyasas (sequences), and pranayama (breathing techniques). Emphasizes developing a personal practice, sequencing poses and counterposes to promote safety, and practicing pranayama and mediation to improve concentration and body awareness. Readings and class discussions will provide an understanding of the history and philosophy of yoga. No yoga experience is required, but some movement background is helpful.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 1
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 4.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 studio
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Articulate a definition of yoga.
  • Critically reflect on their experiences in class, and relate these to the assigned readings and class material.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of yoga principles by designing their own practice session.
  • Identify some of the cultural and historical foundations of yoga practice.
  • Physically participate in hatha yoga sessions, including asanas, vinyasa, and pranayama.



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