Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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PHED 149 - Yoga

This course includes exercises, postures, and breathing techniques which relieve tension, increase muscle flexibility, and promote good health. The important aspects of yoga such as concentration, body awareness, and body-mind integration will be discussed. Deep relaxation will be practiced at the end of each class. Assessment Level(s): ELAI 990 /ELAW 980 /ELAR 980 , ELAR 970 /IERW 001 . Two hours each week.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Show enhanced knowledge of current, factual information regarding yoga and be able to design a personal asana practice specific to his or her needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of 30 yoga poses and the physical and psychological benefits of each.
  • Define concepts and terms related to yoga.
  • Identify the eight limbs of raja yoga.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of meditation and mind/body techniques.
  • Design and complete a yoga practice while taking necessary precautions to prevent injury.

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