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Zero period classes are requested through a separate Google form submission process only.  Requests cannot be submitted through Student Access.  Look for instructions and deadlines in e-news.

Learning Recommendations:  C or better in any Physical Education class.

General Description:  This is a one-semester course designed to create a non-competitive atmosphere where students can learn yoga.  Yoga should challenge and enrich individuals by allowing them to discover their flexibility, strength and improve their cardiovascular conditioning.  Yoga is something that offers benefits to people at many different fitness levels.

Content:

  • Poses taken from many different types of yoga, primarily, ashtanga, bikram, and hatha. Usually done in the vinyasa (flow) style.
  • Outside activity hours (preparing for the 5k).

Strategies:  In class instruction and demonstration for all poses needed for each workout.  Students will learn through seeing poses performed, daily practice, and self-assessments.

Homework:  There is an outside fitness component that requires an additional 2-3 hours per week.  As well as 3 self-assessment assignments.

Format:   This class meets meet zero hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Length/Credit: This is a semester-long class for .5 credit.  (Updated 11/6/2018)

Course Fee / Materials:  PE Shirt Required.  Requires purchase of a heart rate monitor for < $100