Fall 2018 Class Schedule (EDC)



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FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Cardio-Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics and rope jumping to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups. Students will learn to apply these self defense techniques on Wavemasters and focus mitts to improve accuracy and provide resistance for the muscles. Specific strengthening and stretching exercises will also be included in this class. Students will need to supply themselves with either hand wraps or kick boxing gloves.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0119838Textbook

FITNS 390    Basic Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area E2 (effective Fall 2018)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Basic Yoga is designed to enhance fitness levels,increase physical coordination, improve posture, and improve flexibility for all fitness levels. Basic Yoga is a complete fitness program that utilizes poses (asanas) and breathing (pranayama) to achieve both physical health improvements as well as decrease stress throughout the practice of yoga and meditation. Students will need to purchase a Yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0119839Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.GrahlmanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119840Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119842Textbook

FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Yoga is an East Indian method of mind/body exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and enhance muscle tone through the practice of asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Yoga practice plus meditation helps decrease stress and increase energy levels while improving focus, concentration, and self-realization. Students will be required to purchase a yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0115841Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.GrahlmanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119841Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119843Textbook

FITNS 414    Tai Chi    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores Tai Chi, Qi Gong and the Tai Chi sword. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes moving meditation, relaxation, and methods of self-cultivation. Tai Chi is an art of psycho-kinesthetic awareness, mental focus and visualization techniques. Qi Gong is an internal Chinese art that furthers efficient use of physical and psychological energy and breathing techniques that promote a relaxation response, calmness, health, vigor and stress management. Students will practice choreographic forms of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Tai Chi sword as demonstrated by the instructor. This course surveys Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism philosophical concepts applicable to fluidity of movement, balance, mental concentration, self cultivation and martial arts strategy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABF.GaviolaEl Dorado EDCFC 0119845Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 20, 2018