List of Courses

PEH 100 Lifetime Physical Wellness (1 credits)

This course will provide students with an overview of wellness and physical fitness principles. Through course lectures and participation, the course will enable the student to initiate and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Topics covered include: definitions of health, wellness and disease, components of physical fitness, proper nutrition for wellness and weight management, relaxation and stress management techniques, self-responsibility as it relates to personal health, prevention and care of common injuries, and wellness throughout the lifespan.

PEH 114 Horsemanship (1 credits)

This course will provide the student with a basic knowledge of proper horsemanship. Through lectures and actual riding lessons, the student will learn the proper techniques of caring for a horse, riding, etiquette, grooming, horse anatomy, and safety. The student will gain self-confidence for personal safety and riding enjoyment. In addition, the student will better understand the horse and how it functions, both mentally and physically. There is an additional fee per riding session for this class. There are no prerequisites for this course.

PEH 120C Horsemanship II (1 credits)

This course is a natural progression from Horsemanship I. Through lectures and actual riding lessons, the student will enhance his/her understanding of the nature of horses and proper methods of caring for horses. They will identify different breeds, colors and markings. Advanced riding, handling, and grooming skills will be taught along with more detailed instruction on the care and structure of horses. There is an additional fee per riding session for this class. Prerequisite: PEH 114, or the equivalent of 15 hours of riding instruction.

PEH 129 Tennis (1 credits)

This course is an introduction to the game of tennis with emphasis on learning and performing the basic skills which include: understanding rules and etiquette, choosing appropriate equipment, performing basic serves and strokes, tallying score during game play, and recognizing the benefits of tennis on overall wellness. Students must provide their own racquets. There is an additional fee to cover court rentals.

PEH 136 Aerobic Dance (1 credits)

A fun fitness program comprised of a variety of energetic dances that incorporate muscle toning, flexibility, balance, coordination and cardiovascular fitness. Course includes well-monitored workouts, beginning with slow, easy aerobics and working up to more vigorous routines.

PEH 139 Ballroom Dancing (1 credits)

Designed for the student who has had little or no background in ballroom dancing. The course will stress the development of basic rhythms in a variety of dances. It will teach the basic steps, patterns, and simple breaks of the dances involved. Finally, the course will stress good leading and following techniques so dancing can be an interpretive rather than a mechanical experience.

PEH 143 Skiing/Snowboarding (1 credits)

This course is designed to teach all levels of skiing or snowboarding, from beginner to competitive, depending on the individual. It includes instruction in the terminology and mechanics of skiing or snowboarding, individual and group practice techniques, trail navigation, safety, and care of equipment. Students may choose to learn either skiing or snowboarding. Additional fee required for single day season lift ticket. Additional fee for rental equipment (if needed).

PEH 145 Bowling (1 credits)

This course is an introduction to the sport of bowling with emphasis on learning and performing the basic skills of bowling, understanding rules and etiquette, choosing appropriate equipment, tallying score during game play, and recognizing the value of bowling on wellness. An additional fee is required for shoe rental and lane fees.

PEH 151 Karate (1 credits)

This course is designed to teach a basic knowledge of the techniques and philosophy of Karate. There are no prerequisites to this course.

PEH 152 Tai Chi (1 credits)

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese form of self-cultivation which originated as a martial art and is now studied primarily to develop and maintain physical and psychological well-being. The Standard 24 form is a beginning-level Tai Chi form which helps practitioners relax, focus, and improve their balance, and imparts a feeling of well-being. There are no prerequisites for Tai Chi.

PEH 155 Yoga (1 credits)

An introduction to Yoga exercises. Course includes techniques of relaxation, breathing exercises, exercises in bending and stretching, asanas.

PEH 157 Golf (1 credits)

A course for the beginning golfer. Basic fundamentals of the game are stressed, along with various clubs and their uses, essential rules and etiquette, and some historical background on the origin of golf. Practical play at a local golf course is included. Additional fees required.

PEH 160 Basic Floor Pilates (1 credits)

This course is designed to give students an understanding of the history of pilates while providing a safe and balanced exercise program that includes training the core muscles as well as the whole body. There are no prerequisites to this course.

PEH 163 Basic Weight Training for Life (1 credits)

This course is designed to give students the necessary techniques and knowledge to intelligently and safely pursue a program of weight training that will fit each student's specific needs or desires. All areas of effective weight training will be covered including proper nutrition, proper aerobic, proper anaerobic, and essential biomechanics of exercise. Free weights and weight machines will be used. There are no prerequisites to this course.

PEH 168 Volleyball (1 credits)

This course is an introductory volleyball class with an emphasis on learning and performing the basic skills of volleyball, understanding the rules of volleyball, applying learned skills in game play, and recognizing the value of volleyball for personal wellness.