Maricopa Community Colleges  PED101YG   20092-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval:  5-27-08

PED101YG  2009 Spring – 2010 Fall

L+L  1.0 Credit(s)  2.0 Period(s)  1.5 Load  Occ

Gentle Yoga

A gentle body-work class of floor exercises done on a soft foam mat, with some standing postures taught after a few weeks of class. Learn how to release tension through diaphragmatic breathing and relaxing stretching.

Prerequisites: None.

Common Competency Course

Course Notes: PED101YG may be repeated for credit.


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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


PED101YG  2009 Spring – 2010 Fall

Gentle Yoga



Perform the fundamental skills of the chosen activity with proper body mechanics and adherence to health and safety standards. (I)


Perform the activity as dictated by the rules and traditional standards limited only by personal capacities. (II)


Continue performing or learning the activity according to personal motivations and goals. (III)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


PED101YG  2009 Spring – 2010 Fall

Gentle Yoga


I. Fundamental Skills: Varied Activities

A. Body Mechanics

B. Performance (skill) Techniques

C. Safety and Health Applications

II. Rules

A. Competitive Activities

B. Performance Standards

C. Application/Practice

III. Lifetime Expectations

A. Recreational Opportunities

B. Occupational Opportunities

C. Fitness/Conditioning Opportunities

D. Competitive Opportunities

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