Section # 26497(Fall 2019)
Location: Women's PE Bldg. Rm.202
This course will focus on the proper method of yoga practice. Students
completing this course
will be able to:
- identify the historic and cultural roots of yoga practice
- practice stress reduction techniques using a variety of
- focus on the Hatha Yoga technique as well as breathing
and meditation/relaxation exercises derived from other styles.
- identify a variety of yoga poses
- employ correct use of muscle groups in order to
gain maximum benefit from the Yoga poses.
- design personal fitness routines that will be enhanced by the
awareness of how breathing and relaxation affect the bodies
flexibility and endurance.
- SLO 1:. The student will create and perform a yoga vinyasa
sequence, demonstrating the correct use of yoga poses (asanas), body
alignment and modifications as appropriate.
- SLO 2:
Discuss how yoga practice and the various poses learned during the
semesters have affected the studentís physical and emotional
Phyllis Eckler - Instructor
Office Location: KN227. Office hours: Fri. 8:30-9:00a.m.,
Messages: (323)953-4000 X2865
Hatha Yoga Illustrated by Martin
Kirk & Brooke Boon (available at bookstore & Amazon)
Bring this book to class each week.
1. Attendance is crucial as it is the
basis for all improvement.
2. Knowledge of the historical and cultural roots of Hatha Yoga
3. Identify and perform yoga movements or poses with correct
4. Demonstrate an understanding the use of breathing in body work
5. Evaluation of one's own fitness level and awareness of
changes that the class has brought about with regard to flexibility,
stress management and overall body alignment.
NOTE: If you have any special needs or physical considerations
please consult the instructor prior to beginning this class.
Notification of the instructor regarding pregnancy, neck or back
problems, glaucoma, or high blood pressure (that is not being treated)
is required. Modifications may be suggested and precautionary measures
(including clearance by your medical professional) should be followed
in order to assure your safety.
IF FOR SOME REASON YOU CANNOT COMPLETE THIS COURSE YOU ARE
RESPONSIBLE FOR DROPPING THE CLASS. IF YOU DO NOT OFFICIALLY DROP THE
COURSE BY THE 2ND WEEK OF THE SEMESTER A GRADE OF "W" WILL APPEAR IN
YOUR TRANSCRIPTS. FAILURE TO DROP THE COURSE BEFORE FINALS WILL RESULT
IN A GRADE OF "F".
Final grade will be out of 100 points as follows:
Attendance with participation in the practice is out
of 60 points. Each class missed
equals minus 3 points.*** Each tardy* equals minus 1 point.
Mid-term Quiz on Asanas and Historical Background is out of 10
Mid-term Quiz Date: Fri., Oct. 25. NO MAKEUPS ALLOWED.
Bring a #882-E-LOVAS Scantron and a #2 pencil
Effort and improvement including in class
assignments is out of 10
Final exam is out of 20 points - 10 points
for reflective self-evaluation
paper and 10 points for performance section.
Due Date for Written Final Paper:
Nov. 22 (for extra credit of 5 points) or
At final exam appointment ( can be sent via e-mail to <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Exam: Fri. Dec. 6 or Fri. Dec. 13, .(If
you have a conflict or require a special
accommodation please see teacher 3 weeks IN ADVANCE)**
For a complete list of activities each week
please look at the
Friday, Nov. 29 - Thanksgiving
A maximum of three classes may be made up in any
other Kinesiology or dance class with the permission of the instructor for a credit of
3 points for each makeup. Have the teacher
of the class sign a note or makeup slip (available from Ms. Eckler).
Make sure that your name, the date and the length of the class you
took is on the note.
For additional extra credit you may watch the
answer the questions on this
form and submit it to the teacher. This will provide 3 points
Below 60 F
Students should wear loose comfortable clothing
that allows stretch and bare feet. It is best to perform Yoga practice
on an empty stomach. PLEASE BRING A LARGE TOWEL TO CLASS. Mats will be
provided but you are welcome to bring your own.
MUST CHECK-IN WITH TEACHER AT THE END OF CLASS IN ORDER TO OBTAIN PARTIAL CREDIT FOR
**Students with a
verified disability who may need a reasonable accommodation(s) for
this class are encouraged to notify the instructor and contact the
Office for Special Services (Student Services Bldg., 323-953-4000 X2270) as soon as
possible. All information will remain confidential.
absences must be accompanied by a note from a doctor, hospital,
jury duty receipt, or funeral program. An e-mail or phone call to
the instructor must be delivered as well. No excused absences will
be accepted for the final exam or performance.
9803.28 Academic Dishonesty.
Violations of Academic Integrity include, but are not limited to,
the following actions: cheating on an exam, plagiarism, working
together on an assignment, paper or project when the instructor
has specifically stated students should not do so, submitting the
same term paper to more than one instructor, or allowing another
individual to assume oneís identity for the purpose of enhancing
Financial Aid If you need help paying for books and other college
expenses, call the Financial Aid Office at (323) 953-4000 ext.2010
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provide an educational, employment and business environment free
from Prohibited Discrimination, as defined by Board Rule 15003.
Employees, students, or other persons acting on behalf of the
District who engage in Prohibited Discrimination as defined in
this policy or by State and Federal law shall be subject to
discipline, up to and including discharge, expulsion, or
termination of contract. The specific rules and procedures for
reporting allegations of Prohibited Discrimination and for
pursuing available remedies are included in Administrative
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restraining orders or other orders, may be made available. For
assistance, contact the Title IX Coordinator at (323) 953-4000,
Ext. 2758, or the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, at
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