Yoga and Meditation

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Yoga and Meditation

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This experiential module aims to provide an introduction to the theoretical and conceptual framework for exploring the physical, mental, spiritual and social dimensions of yoga and meditation. Students are given the opportunity to
    personally experience the effects of yoga postures, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques. The principles
    underlying the safe practice of yoga and meditation are considered. For the duration of the module students will be
    expected to develop a yoga and meditation practice, as well as maintain a learning journal. The journal will enable the student to reflect on the experience of practising yoga and meditation.
    Assessment: Practical (50%) ; Reflective Summary (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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