Fitness Classes

Exercise can be fun with Western's Fitness classes for all majors! Register online through Web4U by June 29, 2015.

Summer 2015

Group Fitness at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit

CRN 31183 (8 a.m. TR)
CRN 31184 (10 a.m. TR)

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 30597 (8 a.m. MW)
CRN 31182 (10 a.m. MW)

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 Pilates: PE 111

1 credit

CRN 31381 (10 a.m. TR)

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 Sailing: PE 170

1 credit

CRN 30609 (1:30 p.m. TR)
CRN 30611 (3:30 p.m. TR)

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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Windsurfing: PE 175

1 credit

CRN 30610 (1:30 p.m. T/R)
CRN 30612 (3:30 p.m. T/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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Fall 2015

Group Fitness at Western Washington UniversityBeginning Conditioning: PE 101

1 credit

CRN 41430 (M/W) 8-8:50 a.m.
CRN 42221 (M/W) 8-8:50 a.m.
CRN 42222 (T/R) 9-9:50 a.m.
PENDING

Instructor: Vanessa Culy

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 41018 (M/W) 10-10:50 a.m.
CRN 42225 (M/W) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Irena Lambrou

CRN 42223 (M/W) 8-8:50 a.m.
CRN 42224 (M/W) 9-9:50 a.m.
Instructor: Melanie Aceves

CRN 42226 (T/R) 8-8:50 a.m.
CRN 42917 (T/R) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Staff

CRN 42317 (T/F) 9-9:50 a.m.
CRN 44043 (T/F) 10-10:50 a.m.
Instructor: Rachel Towers

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: PE 106

1 credit

CRN 44044 (R) 9:00-10:50 a.m.
Instructor: Staff

Students will learn and demonstrate intermediate skills through safe Yoga practice including: flexibility, balance strength, mental focus, concentration, meditation, relaxation, breathing techniques, and vibrant health. S/U grading. 




Beginning Weight Training: PE 108

1 credit

CRN 40089 (M/W) 9-9:50 a.m.
CRN 42232 (M/W) 8-8:50 a.m.
CRN 42233 (M/W) 10-10:50 a.m.
Instructor: Ben Stensland

CRN 42234 (T/R) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Vanessa Culy

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.


Beginning Pilates: PE 111

1 credit

CRN 44045 (T/R) 10-10:50 a.m.
Instructor: Shannon Tallman

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


Zumba: PE 125

1 credit

CRN 42837 (M/W) 9-9:50 a.m.
Instructor: Vanessa Culy

CRN 42841 (T/R) 9-9:50 a.m.
Instructor: Maria Jenkins

An interval dance-fitness class that combines Latin and International rhythms with easy to follow steps that focus on cardiovascular benefits and total body toning. S/U grading.


Beginning Badminton: PE 132Beginning Badminton: PE 132

1 credit

CRN 42236 (M/W) 8-8:50 a.m.

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 42237 (M/W) 10-10:50 a.m.
Instructor: Jill MacIntyre Witt

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 toward proficiency in basic pickleball strokes (forehand, backhand, lob, drop-shot, dink, deep serve, and short serve). S/U grading.


Skiing Beginning Soccer: PE 144

1 credit

PENDING (T/R) 9-9:50 a.m.
Instructor: Jill MacIntyre Witt

Introduction, practice and demonstration of the basic soccer fundamentals (passing, controls, dribbling, heading, covering, shooting, tackling/jockeying); offensive and defensive concepts; game play, including goalkeeping; and knowledge of the rules of the game. S/U grading.


Skiing Beginning Ultimate: PE 149

1 credit

CRN 42843 (M/W) 1-1:50 p.m.
CRN 44011 (M/W) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Jill MacIntyre Witt

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.

 


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

1 credit

CRN 42242 (T/R) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Cecil Jentges

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. S/U grading.


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

1 credit

CRN 42243 (M/W) 10-10:50 a.m.
CRN 42244 (M/W) 11-11:50 a.m.
Instructor: Mick Jolly

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. S/U grading.


Beginning Sailing: PE 170

CRN 42245 (T/R) 2:30-4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Davis

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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Beginning Sailboat Racing: PE 171

1 credit

CRN 42246 (M/W) 2:30-4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Davis

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 30610 (1:30 p.m. T/R)
CRN 30612 (3:30 p.m. T/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.

Cost: $250 per credit


Basic Kayak Touring: PE 177

CRN 42247 (T/R) 2:30-4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Davis

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

1 credit

CRN 42248 (W) 2:30-4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Davis

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.

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