Course: Basics of yoga and relaxation exercising

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Course title Basics of yoga and relaxation exercising
Course code KZV/JRCK
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Kornatovská Zuzana, PhDr. Ph.D., DiS.
Course content
Lectures and seminars: Theoretic yoga bases. Full yoga breath. Current data systems of yoga in western world. System " yoga in daily life". Principals alleged at yoga exercising. Effects of yoga exercising. Sarvahitaasany, training of yoga set - Khatu pranam. Full yoga breath. Sarvahitaasany, training of yoga set- Khatu pranam. Exercising, relaxation. Nadi sodhana 2nd level. Training of yoga set Surja namaskar. Exercising, relaxation. Nadi sodhana 3rd level, sitali. Exercising, relaxation. Yoga nidra. Indication and contraindication Nadi sodhana 3rd level. Pranajama, system of breathing exercisings. Indication and contra - indication. Exercising, relaxation. Nadi sodhana 4th level. Exercising, relaxation. Bhastrika. Meaning of yoga at lowering of overweight. Special exercising for the development of concentration. Mantry. Yoga position of the 6th part in system Yoga in daily life. Exercising, relaxation. Udzaji. Bhastrika. Repetition of traversed subject matter. Credit hours.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration, Projection, Skills training
Learning outcomes
Basics of relaxation techniques. Theoretical and practical basics of integral yoga. Patandzhali's system of yoga sadhana. Saravhitasans, relaxation positions. Full yoga breath. Current systems of yoga in the world. Principles alleged by yoga exercising. Effects of yoga exercising in health support. Yoga sets.
Knowledge of basic forms, methods and middles of yoga and relaxation techniques.
Prerequisites
no

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance assessment

Passing the semestral education in its entirety, train two chosen yoga sets, demonstrate given asanu from traversed subject matter, and prove needed knowledge about the effect of yoga exercising to human organism at written test
Recommended literature
  • BARTOŇOVÁ, M., BAŠNÝ, Z., MERHAUT, B., SKARNITZ, R. Jóga (Od staré Indie k dnešku). Praha, Avicenum 1971.
  • Doležalová, M. Jóga pomáhá léčit, Stratos, Praha. 1993.
  • Krejčí, M. Jóga v praxi pedagoga. České Budějovice, PF JU. 1995.
  • KREJČÍ, M. Rozvoj flexibility a správného držení těla prostřednictvím jógových cvičení. Těl. Vých. Sport. Mlád. 1997, 63, č.2..
  • Krejčí, M. Setkání s jógou, PF JU, Čes. Budějovice. 1997.
  • Krejčí, M. Uplatnění jógy v resocializačním procesu dětí a mládeže. 1. vyd. České Budějovice: Jihočeská univerzita,. 1998.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (4) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter