PEM: PE Act/Land Performance

Courses

Credit(s)ContactLab

PEM 1121C. YOGA.

202

YOGA Students will learn the fundamentals of a complete yoga practice by studying postures, breathing exercises, history, and principles of the yoga method. This course will provide yoga skills to assist in improving overall health and wellness.

PEM 1131C. WEIGHT TRAINING I.

222

WEIGHT TRAINING I Designed to improve strength and appearance with the use of weight training machines, rope jumping, walking, jogging, circuit training, isotonic and isometric exercises. Emphasis is on fitness and proper conditioning techniques. (Special Fee: $18.00).

PEM 1132C. WEIGHT TRAINING II.

222

WEIGHT TRAINING II Prerequisite: PEM 1131C or departmental approval. For students interested in developing advanced skills in weight training, rope jumping, walking, jogging, circuit training, isotonic and isometric exercises. Emphasis is on the use of advanced fitness and conditioning activities to improve strength. (Special Fee: $18.00).

PEM 1171. DANCE AEROBICS.

202

DANCE AEROBICS Program of physical fitness based on popular aerobic exercises choreographed tot music. Individual exercise programs designed for people of all ages.

PEM 1173. HIP HOP DANCE I.

220

HIP HOP DANCE I Hip Hop Dance is a form of art that allows one to express feelings and emotions. The hip hop dance class is designed to develop the student's body and special awareness and improve their coordination, balance, flexibility, concentration, endurance, and rhythm skills.

PEM 1174. HIP HOP DANCE II.

220

HIP HOP DANCE II Prerequisite: PEM 1173 Students will review the fundamental hip hop dance skills and will focus on choreography. Participants will learn proper techniques of executing specific steps (position, timing and style), how to memorize dance combinations, and proper stretching techniques. The course will improve eye-foot coordination, eye- hand coordination, agility, concentration, balance, and flexibility.

PEM 1176. KICKBOXING I.

220

KICKBOXING I A total workout that is designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, coordination, balance, concentration, agility, and muscle tone.

PEM 1405. SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN.

220

SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN Practical self-defense techniques designed for women. Techniques do not require strength but rely on dynamics of motion. Designed to increase awareness of danger and develop protective responses. Develops self-confidence and self-esteem.

PEM 1441. KARATE I.

220

KARATE I Application and understanding of learned techniques in "Empty Hand Way" (Karate Do). Emphasizes basic movement skills, safety regulations, rules and basic oriental terminology related to sport.

PEM 2104C. PERSONAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS.

313

PERSONAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS This course will assist the student in implementing a personal fitness program based on exercise science principles and methods. Students will perform workouts each class in the fitness center to improve the health-related components of physical fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. Students will also develop an awareness that a positive healthy lifestyle can enhance quality of life and decrease risk of disease. Wellness topics covered include: nutrition, stress management, weight management and disease prevention.

PEM 2163C. ZUMBA FITNESS.

222

ZUMBA FITNESS An exercise class designed around dancing to a blend of Latin and international rhythms, with a goal that everyone can follow. Utilizes interval training that alternates fast and slow rhythms for an effective cardiovascular workout while also exercising the primary muscle groups. Dancing experience is not required. Intended benefits include improved coordination, flexibility, concentration and endurance, as well as a total body workout.

PEM 2442. KARATE II.

220

KARATE II Prerequisite: Departmental approval For students who wish to attain skills in various forms of kata while performing fundamentals of Karate Do in complex patterns of simulated defensive situations.