HPE* 261

This class is an introduction to Hatha yoga postures. The class consists of fundamental yoga techniques to stretch, tone and relax each part of the body. Students learn basic warm-ups, postures, and exercises. Correct breathing and relaxation techniques are also introduced. Beginners and individuals with injuries and physical limitations should start at this beginner level. Modifications are given to provide both safety and the appropriate challenge for students. The Sun Salutation sequence is also introduced to students. No previous training is required or assumed. Graded pass/fail.