Spring 2019 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FITNS 304    Cardio Circuit    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 will introduce the student to a cardio circuit form of training, combining both cardio and weight training equipment in a circuit format. Students will utilize treadmills, rowers, bikes, ellipticals, and weight training machines. Students will proceed in timed intervals to train all the major muscle groups and the cardiovascular system. Flexibility and core training will also be included in this workout. Students must bring their own towel and water bottle each day to train.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABA.GrahlmanFLC MAIN PE 21116338Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 21116339Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 21119950Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.BonifaciniFLC MAIN PE 20416401Textbook
TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABK.DiehlEl Dorado EDCFC 0116385Textbook

FITNS 324    Mat Pilates    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Mat Pilates is a systematic method of mindful and precise conditioning exercises designed to develop core strength, flexibility, and bodily awareness. Through regular practice of the theoretical, philosophical and applied principles of the Pilates method, students can expect to enjoy improved posture, strength, control, balance, flexibility, and concentration. Students will be required to purchase a mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABE.JohnstonFLC MAIN PE 20416726Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0119983Textbook

FITNS 326    Mat Pilates II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: FITNS 324 (Mat Pilates) with a grade of "C" or better. Students will be allowed enrollment in this course by completing a pre-test, which includes satisfactory demonstration of 1st level Pilates exercises.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Mat Pilates II is a 2nd level course developed for the intermediate-level Pilates student. The course will include the basic foundation of mat exercises with the addition of intermediate and advanced level exercises. Routines will include resistance methods of training with focus on development of stronger core muscles. Students will be required to purchase a mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABE.JohnstonFLC MAIN PE 20419951Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0119984Textbook

FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    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 is designed to be a physically intense and challenging fitness course. Training exercises used during this class will include jogging, interval training, hill running training, obstacle courses, and performing a variety of calisthenics designed to enhance muscular strength and endurance. In addition, students will be challenged to understand and apply fitness training principles to their training sessions. The students will train individually, with a partner or in a team setting.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.BonifaciniFLC MAIN FAC TRACK16320Textbook

FITNS 352    Power Sculpting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Power Sculpting is a group training course designed to enhance muscular fitness, balance, and improve body composition through the use of resistance equipment, core training, calisthenics, and flexibility exercises.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 10316402Textbook

FITNS 380    Circuit Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Circuit Weight Training will introduce the student to a fitness program of progressive resistive exercises designed to promote improvement in muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, as well as decrease in body fat percentage. The student will move in a prescribed circuit (alternating timed lifting with active recovery) utilizing machines, free weights, cardiovascular activities, and flexibility training.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABM.TorrezFLC MAIN PE 10316494Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABR.RichardsonFLC MAIN PE 10320390Textbook

FITNS 381    Weight Training    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 class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. Students will set up a personalized weight training program based on fitness assessments and personal goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program design will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABR.GregoryFLC MAIN PE 10316333Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABA.GrahlmanFLC MAIN PE 10319952Textbook

FITNS 387    Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced    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 provides students with opportunities to improve speed, quickness, and agility through advanced performance training techniques. Students will be required to wear appropriate workout attire and workout shoes. This course may be taken one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABD.RibaudoFLC MAIN PE 10316727Textbook

FITNS 388    Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: FITNS 387 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will provide students who have participated in FITNS 387 the opportunity to continue learning advanced training techniques designed to improve performance in the areas of speed, agility, and quickness.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABD.RibaudoFLC MAIN PE 10316728Textbook

FITNS 390    Basic 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: 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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLABA.MolletFLC MAIN PE 20419953Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.JacquesEl Dorado EDCFC 0119956Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABM.TorrezFLC MAIN PE 20416116Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABM.HanrahanFLC MAIN PE 20416646Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABE.JohnstonFLC MAIN PE 20416729Textbook
MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABM.JacquesEl Dorado EDCFC 0116353Textbook

FITNS 395    Stretch    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 in stretching will emphasize flexibility training for increased health and well-being through selected exercises designed to increase range of motion in the primary muscle groups and joints of the body. It is designed to improve flexibility, reduce stress and tension, improve coordination, increase range of motion, and prevent injuries. Students who participate in this class will gain a better understanding of how a comprehensive stretching routine will prepare for further vigorous activity such as sports, dance, martial arts, or work-related movements. Students will be required to purchase their own full round, thirty six inch foam roller for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABE.JohnstonFLC MAIN PE 20416309Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:30AMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0119955Textbook

FITNS 400    Body Fitness (Walking or Jogging)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course promotes physical well-being through physical activity, including but not limited to walking and jogging, to increase cardiovascular fitness, reduce stress and encourage weight control. Attention is given to increasing cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength, and endurance. The students may be required to use a heart rate monitor for the online course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABM.TorrezFLC MAIN FLC ONLINE19957Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this class is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at
canvas.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, contact the instructor at: torrezm@flc.losrios.edu.


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, Jan 19-May 22

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABF.GaviolaFLC MAIN PE 20416117Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2018