Course: Yoga and relaxation exercises

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Course title Yoga and relaxation exercises
Course code KZV/EJRC
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Kornatovská Zuzana, PhDr. Ph.D., DiS.
Course content
Lectures: 1. Meaning of yoga for man health. Current data systems of yoga abroad. System " yoga in daily life". Fundamentals alleged at yoga exercising. Effects of yoga exercising. 2. Classical yoga roads 3. Jama, Nijama - moral ethical legacy yoga. Bearing on mental and social man health. 4. Yoga and vegetarianism. Diet influence on man psyche. Vegetarianism and healthy style of life. 5. Asany. Indication and contraindication. Yoga listings as a part of man kinetic regime. Harmonisation of physical and mental areas - psychosomatics. Organism activation. 6. Pranajama. Breathing exercises. Regulation of energy. Fatigue complex and its solving through yoga. Survey of basic techniques and their usage. 7. Relaxation. Basic relaxation routes. Meaning of assumption relaxation for life regime man. Meaning of relaxation at children. Relaxation fairy tales. 8. Hatha yoga. Hathajogove krill. Practical usage in daily life. Indication, pertinent contra - indication. 9. Concentration. Development of concentration in yoga training. Special techniques for the development of concentration. Joganidra. 10. Meditation and its meaning. Self - analysis, svadhjaja. Vesture sampati. Relation concentration and meditation. Sympatikotony and parasympatikotony. 11. Theory of chakra. Anatomical and physiological background. System of vegetative nervous. 12. Didactical fundamentals of yoga exercitation. Structure of a training unit. 13. Age specialities. Yoga for handicapped. 14. Free subject by request of listeners. Credit hours. Seminars: 1. Sarvahitaasany 6. part 1. part JDZ, repetition of yoga listings- Khatu pranam. 2. Full yoga breath. Nadi sodhana 1. step. 3. Repetition listings. Yoga position 2. part system of yoga in daily life. Relaxation. Nadi sodhana 2. step 4. Yoga position 2. part system of yoga in daily life. Relaxation. Nadi sodhana 2. step. Neti. 5. Surja on mascaras - motivation, philosophy training. Nadi sodhana 3. step. 6. Repetition. Meditation. 7. Yoga position 4. part system of yoga in daily life. Relaxation. Nadi sodhana 4. part, bhudzangini breath. 8. Yoga position 5. part system of yoga in daily life. Relaxation. Joganidra, concentration, bhastrika. 9. Repetition. Importance for weight lowering. Sankalpa. 10. Yoga position 6. part system of yoga in daily life. Bandhy, their meaning. 11. Repetition. 12. Yoga position 7. part system of yoga in daily life. Sitali. Meditation. 13. Repetition. 14. Inclusions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Demonstration, Skills training
  • Class attendance - 2 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 2 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Effects of yoga exercising. Sarvahitasans. Yoga combinations. full yoga respiration. Principles asserted by exercising yoga with children and youth in school age. Indication and contraindication. Hatha yoga krijas. Development of concentration. Relaxation imagination. Pranayama, system of respiration exercises. Indication and contraindication by pupil. Allergy and asthma. Balance and it's meaning, developmentt. Balance asans. Relaxation.
Knowledge of basic forms, methods and middles of yoga and relaxation techniques.

Assessment methods and criteria
Interim evaluation

Pass semestral education in its entirety, performance test. Demonstrate leading of relaxation, breath exercising, choice of hathayoga krill, meditation (as preferred listener) - philosophy, usage, indication.
Recommended literature
  • Paramhans Swami Maheshwarananda. Yoga in Daily Life : The System. Vienna, 2005. ISBN 978-3850520003.

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