Physical Education - Spring 2017

Yoga I: Yoga/Relax Techniques — 3668
PHE 1560 – 2 credits
Elizabeth P. Afton

Students will learn and demonstrate an understanding of the art of Hatha yoga and relaxation techniques. Students will learn how to relieve stress and emotional tension through the systematic training of guided imagery, diaphragmatic breathing, and breath awareness. The course includes lectures on yoga philosophy, postures, diet, meditation, and relaxation techniques. Hatha yoga is a human science that takes into consideration bodily pains, poor posture, faulty breathing, and incorrect walking, and teaches greater awareness of the body as a whole without separating it from the mind and the influences of all senses. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Self-Defense: Coed — 3670
PHE 1770 – 2 credits
Barry Broughton

Students will demonstrate the use of effective physical actions when no other alternative is available. Students will also demonstrate the ability to minimize the possibilities of assault and physical confrontation. The elements of karate, aikido, judo, and other fighting martial arts will be introduced. Learning how not to be a victim is the main course objective. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Walking for Health — 3669
PHE 1780 – 2 credits
Inkeri P. Urho-Young

Students will be introduced to topics that educate and encourage students to begin and maintain a safe and effective walking program. The course will encompass concepts and activities that will advance the understanding of the relationship between lifelong physical activities and overall well-being. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Jan 17 – May 18 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm