DNC 135 - Bikram Yoga I

Course Description

This is Original Hot Yoga, 105 degrees, pure, powerful, authentic, unchanged, taught exactly as Hatha Yoga Master Bikram Choudhury intends it to be taught. 26 poses, 2 breathing exercises, 90 minutes, plus heat. Prerequisite: good heart health and not pregnant. Group 2 course.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the purpose of Bikram Yoga practice including the benefits for the body, breath and mind.
  • Demonstrate advanced poses with proper breathing techniques.
  • Integrate poses, breathing and relaxation techniques.
Human Dimension:
  • Reflect on the importance of inner balance created by doing Bikram Yoga.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Demonstrate caring by respecting other's space while doing Bikram Yoga within community settings.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Utilize Bikram Yoga to benefit their health in daily practice.