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Effective Term:
Spring 2020 through Spring 2024
Course Number:
FT 121
Course Title:
Advanced Yoga Instruction
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Course Description

Focuses on mastery of Hatha Yoga instructional skills, building upon foundational knowledge and techniques. Explores advanced asana, pranayama, meditation, and philosophy. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Instruct individuals and groups in advanced techniques of asana, pranayama and meditation.
  2. Develop and lead advanced routines in Hatha Yoga for a generally healthy adult population, including, but not limited to asana, pranayama and meditation.

  3. Apply knowledge and understanding of yoga philosophy and lifestyle to instruction.

  4. Utilize traditional yoga texts for application in yoga leadership.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Teaching demonstration

  • Critique of practice teaching

  • Written assignments

  • Exams and quizzes

  • Research Project

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Advanced practices of pranayama and meditation.

  • Teaching methods in asana, pranayama and meditation.

  • Develop sequences of asana incorporating pranayama and meditation.

  • Critical analysis of Hatha Yoga instruction.

  • Traditional yoga texts.

  • Yoga lifestyle and philosophy.

  • History and culture of yoga.