Fitness Classes - Spring 2015

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 April 6, 2015.

 

Group Fitness at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit

CRN 21433 (8 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23587 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23588 (11 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23589 (11 a.m. M/W)

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 Yoga at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Yoga: PE 104

1 credit

CRN 23590 (8 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23591 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 20798 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23592 (11 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23593 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23595 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23594 (10 a.m. M/W)

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


Beginning Yoga at Western Washington UniversityChallenge Facilitation I: PE 105

2 credits

CRN 23488 (3 p.m. F)

Course provides an overview of the theory and application of adventure based programming. Students will be introduced to safety practices, goal setting, framing and debriefing both group and individual challenge activities. Students will practice leading others in challenge learning activities. S/U grading.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Training at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Weight Training: PE 108

1 credit

CRN 23596 (8 a.m. M/W)
CRN 21681 (9 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23597 (10 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23598 (11 a.m. M/W)

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


Dance Movement through Culture at WWUZumba: PE 125

1 credit

CRN 23599 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23600 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23601 (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


Beginning Badminton: PE 132Beginning Badminton: PE 132

1 credit

CRN 23602 (1 p.m. M/W)

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

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Pickleball: PE 134Beginning Pickleball: PE 134

1 credit

CRN 23603 (10 a.m. M/W)
CRN 21307 (11 p.m. M/W)

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 23604 (9 a.m. M/W)

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


Skiing Beginning Ultimate Disc (Frisbee): PE 149

1 credit

CRN 22653 (9 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23605 (10 a.m. T/R)

Introduction and practice of the basic throwing, catching, offense and defensive skills. Students will gain an understanding of the "spirit of the game," and knowledge of rules and strategies (stacking, flow, cutting, forcing, and defensive set-up). S/U grading.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Handball: PE 165Beginning Handball: PE 165

1 credit

CRN 23606 (2 p.m. T/R)

Discover the techniques and rules of four wall handball.

Cost: $250 per credit



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

1 credit

CRN 23607 (11 a.m. T/R)

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 23608 (10 a.m. M/W)
CRN 23609 (11 a.m. M/W)

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 Sailing: PE 170

CRN 23610 (2:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23611 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23612 (2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. R)
CRN 23613 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. R)

The purpose of the course is to teach students the basics of safe and effective sailing for life long health and enjoyment. Students will learn how to prepare for sailing and safely perform basic sailing skills. S/U grading.


Sailboat Racing: PE 171

CRN 23614 (2:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. M)

Introduction to collegiate style sailboat racing, including: strategy, boat handling and tactics. Students will receive lectures, demonstrations and use on the water drills to develop the skills and concepts involved in racing. Emphasis on practical application, with racing on the water occurring as often as safe and practical. S/U grading.


Beginning Windsurfing: PE 175

CRN 23615 (2:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23616 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23617 (2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. R)
CRN 23618 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. R)

The purpose of the course is to teach students the basics of safe and effective windsurfing for life-long health and enjoyment. Students will learn how to prepare for windsurfing and safely perform basic windsurfing skills. S/U grading.


Beginning Kayak Touring: PE 177

CRN 23619 (2:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23620 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. T)
CRN 23621 (2:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m. R)
CRN 23622 (4:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m. R)

Course provides an introduction to the basic skills of Kayak Touring. Including boat handling, rescues, navigation, weather, safety tactics, and tide forecasting and trip planning. Instructional emphasis on the water paddling skills. S/U grading.


Intermediate Sailing: PE 179

CRN 23623 (2:30 a.m. - 4:20 p.m. W)

Course provides intermediate skills through the use of multiple designs of boats. Techniques for control and efficiency are examined as students learn to sail more complex and challenging boats. With more sophisticated boats and rig adjustments a more sophisticated understanding of the hydro and aerodynamic principals can be gained. S/U grading.


Intermediate Yoga: 197I

1 credit

CRN 23626 (10 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 23624 (10 a.m. T/R)
CRN 23625 (11 a.m. W/F)

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

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