Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Techniques of Stress Reduction: Meditation and Physical Activity (1cr)
E100 | 6552-6553 | Staff


CLASS MEETING:
Two 50 minute periods per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Designed to give students an increased understanding and an appreciation of
the
art of meditation.  Content emphasis involves an introduction to seven
different
systems of meditation.  Includes preparatory breathing and stretching
exercises.
Emphasis will be on exploring and eventually establishing a suitable
personal
meditative practice geared toward each student's physical and mental
development.  Systems practiced will include Vipasana, Chi kung, T'ai Ji,
TM,
Tibetan, Zen, and Dhyana Yoga.

REQUIRED:
Regular attendance plus paper or journal of your meditative experience.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of 3 absences.  Upon a fourth absence the
student has 3 options:
1)  receive a grade of F;
2)  officially withdraw from the class;
3)  follow an appeal procedure with the instructor and/or the Elective
Program
Coordinator.

GRADING PROCEDURES:
Your grade in this class will be determined on a S/F basis.