YOGA WEEKLY SYLLABUS SPRING 2018

Bernstein High School

 

NOTE: Page numbers referenced below for asanas pertain to the book Hatha Yoga Illustrated*,

Dates

Topics Covered

Feb. 8

Handout: Yoga I Course Outline

                

Self-assessment page and ice breaker

 

Feb. 15

Handout: Skeletal Terminology

Corpse pose (Savasana) (p.196), Bridge (Setu Banda Sarvangasana) (p. 106), Reclining Big Toe (Supta Padangusthasana) (p. 184), Knees to chest (Apanasana)(p. 180)

 

Feb. 22

 

 

Bound Angle w/side and front stretches (Baddha Konasana), Baby Cradle (p. 160), Incline Plane (Purvottanasana)(p. 78), Seated Forward Bend (Paschimottanasana)(p. 136),  Boat (Navasana) (p.64),

Handout: Yoga Glossary, Decoding Asanas (Yoga 2 & 3)

March 1

 

Cat & Cow (p. 116), Child's Pose (Balasana)(p. 194), Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)(p. 30), Cobra (Bhujangasana)(p. 100), Plank (p. 86)

YOGA 2: Extended variations

Handout: Yoga  I Reading Schedule

March 8

 

Crescent Moon/Lunge (Alanasana) (p. 38), Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I) (p. 40), Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II)(p. 36), Extended Side Angle (Utthita Parsvakonasana) (p. 32), Pigeon (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)(p. 118), Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) P. 210 (with variation)

 

March 15

Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana) (p. 74), Standing Forward Bend (Uttanasana) (p. 138),  Lateral Incline Plane (Vasistasana) (p. 80), Tree (Vrksasana) (p. 60),  Sun Salutation

Handout: Chakras

March 22

 

Plow (Halasana)(P. 92), Shoulder Stand (Sarvangasana)(P.90), Chair (Utkatasana)(p. 46), Warrior III (Virabhadrasana III) (p. 70), Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) P. 210 (with variation)

March 29

NO CLASS- Spring Break

April 5

 

NO CLASS -Teacher away

April 12

Triangle (Trikonasana)(p. 34), Intense Side Stretch (Parsvottanasana) (p. 54),   Upward Facing Bow (Urdva Dhanurasana)(p.112), Bow Pose (Dhanurasana) (p. 108),  Upward facing Dog (Urdva Mukha Svanasana)(p.102), Sun Salutation (Suriyama Namaskara)

Handout: Yoga Overview

 

    

April 19

Spinal Twist (pretzel), Open Angle (Upavistha Konasana) (p. 144),  Dancer (Natarajasana)(p. 72), Revolved Extended Side Angle (Parivrtta Parsvakonasana) (p. 42), Revolved Half Moon (Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana) (p. 66), Sun Salutation

Online handouts:

Mid-term Study Guide for Yoga I

 

April 26

  Mid-term Test

Handout:

Assignment Yoga 1: Preparing a Short Vinyasa

 May 3

Take up Mid-term Test.

Yoga 1 Presentation: Preparing a Short Vinyasa

 

May 10

 Swaying palm, Camel (Ustrasana)(p. 104), Upward facing Dog  (Urdva Mukha Svanasana)(p.102)

Yoga 1: Perform Vinyasa for teacher

May 17

Standing Intense Spread Leg Pose (p. 48), Warrior III (with partner), Dolphin (Downward facing dog on elbows), Eagle pose (p.58), Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskara) P. 210 (with variation) Review of all poses.

 

Handout:

Yoga 1 Final: Yoga Practice Final Exam

Yoga Final Self-Reflection Paper

 

May 24

Final Exam for some Students (see schedule)

May 31

 Performance Final Exam

 

*Kirk, Martin, and Brooke Boon. Hatha Yoga Illustrated. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2006. Print. ISBN-10: 0736062033