Fitness Classes - Winter 2014

Exercise can be fun with courses that include martial arts, skiing, handball, and ballet! Western’s Fitness Courses take place in a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students.

Register online through Web4U by January 12, 2015.


Group Fitness at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit

CRN 13975 (8 a.m. T/R)
CRN 10817 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 13976 (8 a.m. W/F)
CRN 13977 (9 a.m. W/F)

Through lecture and physical practice, students will gain an understanding of the quantity and quality of exercise essential for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular fitness, and flexibility for healthy adults.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Training at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Weight Training: PE 108

1 credit

CRN 10072 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 10073 (10 a.m. M/W)
CRN 11278 (11 a.m. W/F)
CRN 13039 (11 a.m. T/R)

Through lecture and physical participation, students will learn correct lifting and spotting technique, the basic muscle groups and weight training principles, and understand types of potential injuries and injury prevention. S/U grading. 

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Martial Arts: PE 168Beginning Martial Arts: PE 168

1 credit

CRN 13049 (11 a.m. W/F)

Introduction and practice of the foundational principles of Judo and Ju-Jitsu as martial arts, and as they relate to fitness, safe falling, throwing techniques, controlling techniques, and ground techniques.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Self-Defense: PE 169Beginning Self-Defense: PE 169

1 credit

CRN 13051 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 13052 (11 a.m. T/R)

Introduction and practice of personal, physical and mental self-defense skills with significant focus on the use of posture and demeanor to de-escalate potential risk.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Yoga at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Yoga: PE 104

1 credit

CRN 10820 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 10821 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 11439 (11 a.m. T/R)
CRN 11443 (9 a.m. W/F)
CRN 11506 (10 a.m. W/F)
CRN 13038 (11 a.m. W/F)

Through lecture and physical participation, students will learn and practice yoga correctly and safely while enhancing health and well-being. S/U grading. 

Cost: $250 per credit


Intermediate Yoga: 197I

1 credit

CRN 13983 (10 a.m. M)
CRN 13984 (8 a.m. M)

Enhance health and well-being while learning about the safe and correct way to practice yoga with this intermediate course, open to students who have taken Beginning Yoga in previous quarters at Western.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Pilates: PE 197G

1 credit

CRN 13981 (9 a.m. T/R)

A physical movement class designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body with a focus on postural symmetry, breath control, abdominal strength, and muscular flexibility utilizing methods from the Pilates program. 

Cost: $250 per credit


Dance Movement through Culture at WWUZumba: PE 125

1 credit

CRN 13978 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 13979 (9 a.m. W/F)

Dance into fitness with Zumba. This class combines Latin and international rhythms with easy to follow steps focusing on cardiovascular benefits and body toning.

Cost: $250 per credit


Mod Hop Class at Western Washington UniversityModern Hip-Hop I: DNC 100

2 credits
CRN 11894 (3 p.m. T/R)

Beginners course in modern hip hop techniques that fuse contemporary dance styles, including hip-hop, African jazz and modern dance. Emphasis on rhythm, conditioning, isolation and individuality. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. S/U grading. 


Cost: $500 ($250 per credit)


Open Ballet: DNC 101

2 credits
CRN 12520 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 11893 (11 a.m. T/R)

No dance experience required. Basic principles of the ballet as an artistic and physical medium. Introduction to ballet terminology, basic barre exercises, simple combinations in adagio and allegro. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits. S/U grading. 

Cost:  $500 ($250 per credit)


Beginning Badminton: PE 132Beginning Badminton: PE 132

1 credit

CRN 13040 (1 p.m. W/F)
CRN 13041 (2 p.m. W/F)

Gain proficiency in basic badminton strokes, and learn the strategies, rules and etiquette of the sport.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Handball: PE 165Beginning Handball: PE 165

1 credit

CRN 13048 (2 p.m. T/R)

Discover the techniques and rules of four wall handball.

Cost: $250 per credit


Handball Workshop - free
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, November 12 Carver Gym 109


Beginning Pickleball: PE 134Beginning Pickleball: PE 134

1 credit

CRN 11348 (11 a.m. W/F)
CRN 13980 (2 p.m. T/R)

Introduction and practice of the basic skills of both singles and doubles court positioning and strategy, game playing rules, scoring and etiquette. Students will work towards proficiency in basic pickleball strokes (forehand, backhand, lob, drop-shot, dink, deep serve, and short serve).

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Racquetball: PE 139Beginning Racquetball: PE 139

1 credit

CRN 13043 (9 a.m. T/R)

Practice basic shots and learn about the rules, scoring, and etiquette for the various types of racquetball including singles and doubles.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Volleyball: PE 145

1 credit

CRN 13044 (10 a.m. T/R)

Introduction and practice of the basic individual and game playing skills, including serving, passing, spiking, setting, blocking, digging and floor skills. Students will be able to demonstrate mastery of the basic team patterns and understand the rules of play both in a game and in written form. S/U grading. 

Cost: $250 per credit


SkiingBeginning Skiing: PE 157

1 credit

CRN 13045 (7 a.m. Sunday)

Learn beginning level skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques.

Cost: $250 per credit


Intermediate Skiing: PE 158

1 credit

CRN 13046 (7 a.m. Sunday)

Practice intermediate level skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques.

Cost: $250 per credit

 


Advanced Skiing: PE 159

1 credit

CRN 13047 (7 a.m. Sunday)

Understand and practice advanced level skiing or snowboarding maneuvering skills and techniques.

Cost: $250 per credit

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