Courses for Physical Education

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Cardiovascular Courses

PHED BC 1500x and y Group Fitness Sampler

A survey of group fitness techniques taught with choreography and music. Three-week modules in the following disciplines: Cardiovascular Fitness (Aerobics, Step, Kickboxing), Body Sculpting, Pilates, and Yoga. - L. Northrop
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1500
PHED
1500
07920
001
TuTh 12:00p - 12:50p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
GROUP FITNESS SAMPLER
21 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1500
PHED
1500
01512
001
TuTh 12:00p - 12:50p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
GROUP FITNESS SAMPLER
19 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1591x and y Cardio Sculpt

Combination class combining cardiovascular workouts with muscle-toning workouts performed to a variety of music.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1591
PHED
1591
04949
001
MW 4:10p - 5:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
CARDIO SCULPT
20 [ More Info ]
PHED
1591
06531
002
TuTh 8:00a - 8:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
CARDIO SCULPT
20 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1591
PHED
1591
07079
001
MW 4:10p - 5:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
CARDIO/BODY SCULPT
20 [ More Info ]

Mind/Body Courses

PHED BC 1680x or y Karate

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of traditional Japanese karate including stances, body conditioning, and self-defense.

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1680
PHED
1680
03662
001
TuTh 1:10p - 2:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
S. Higashi
KARATE
15 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1691x (Section 01) T'ai Chi

This series of classes will provice the practice of T'ai Chi Chuan as a moving meditation and health maintenance exercise. This process involves both physical and nonphysical work and introduces T'ai Chi as an exercise of consciousness. There will also be recommended reading selections in the history and philosophical underpinnings of T'ai Chi. No pre-requisite for this course. Each class will consist of physical practice of the T'ai Chi sequence of movements/postures, also discussion including history of and principles of T'ai Chi.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1691
PHED
1691
06382
001
TuTh 4:10p - 5:00p
TBA
S. Shulman
TAI CHI
19 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1691
PHED
1691
05877
001
TuTh 4:10p - 5:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
S. Shulman
TAI CHI
17 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1693x and y Yoga

An introduction to Hatha Yoga focusing on the development of the physical body to increase flexibility and strength. Breathing practices and meditation techniques that relax and revitalize the mind and body are included.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1693
PHED
1693
03036
001
MW 9:00a - 9:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
22 [ More Info ]
PHED
1693
07764
002
MW 10:00a - 10:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
19 [ More Info ]
PHED
1693
05174
003
TuTh 11:00a - 11:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
19 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1693
PHED
1693
07764
001
MW 9:00a - 9:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
23 [ More Info ]
PHED
1693
07762
002
MW 10:00a - 10:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
22 [ More Info ]
PHED
1693
08333
003
TuTh 11:00a - 11:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Northrop
BEGINNING YOGA
20 [ More Info ]

Muscular Strength/Endurance Courses

PHED BC 1532x or y Core Strength

A combination of Pilates-based mat exercises class to strengthen "core" (abs, back and hips) and sculpting techniques for entire body using various equipment. Emphasis on proper breathing and alignment.

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1532
PHED
1532
09440
001
MW 12:00p - 12:50p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
E. Shadle
CORE STRENGTH
21 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1581x and y Body Sculpting

Muscle definition exercises using weights, bands and bars for the whole body, set to music.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1581
PHED
1581
03608
001
MW 3:10p - 4:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
BODY SCULPTING
19 [ More Info ]
PHED
1581
08819
002
TuTh 9:00a - 9:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
BODY SCULPTING
18 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1581
PHED
1581
04252
001
MW 3:10p - 4:00p
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
BODY SCULPTING
19 [ More Info ]
PHED
1581
01867
002
TuTh 9:00a - 9:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
BODY SCULPTING
22 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1589x and y Women's Strength

Introduction to principles of weight training. Use of Cybex resistance machines and free weights. Programs tailored to individual needs. - G. Padilla
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1589
PHED
1589
00881
001
MW 10:00a - 10:50a
WTRM BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
WOMEN'S STRENGTH
16 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1589
PHED
1589
08425
001
MW 10:00a - 10:50a
FITN BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
WOMEN'S STRENGTH
14 [ More Info ]

Self-Paced Courses

Self-Paced Courses are individualized workout programs designed for the intermediate exerciser. Students must agree to workout two times per week on non-consecutive days. Students must pass pre/post tests.

PHED BC 2518x and y Self-Paced Fitness

Participation in fitness activities addressing cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and muscular endurance. Pre-tests: 1RM Chest Press, 1 RM Leg Press, Crunches/minute
Prerequisites: Requires a pre-test at the beginning of semester.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC2518
PHED
2518
09259
001
TBA G. Padilla
SELF PACED FITNESS
15 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC2518
PHED
2518
09543
001
TBA G. Padilla
SELF PACED FITNESS
20 [ More Info ]

Special Courses

PHED BC 1100y Wellness

An exploration of the dimensions of wellness. Class format will consist of discussion and limited physical activity. Presentations by health and wellness specialists within the Barnard community will be an integral part of the class. - L. Masone, L. Northrop, G. Padilla
1 point

PHED BC 1102x and y Personal Fitness

Participation in fitness activities addressing cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and muscular endurance.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1102
PHED
1102
04591
001
TuTh 10:00a - 10:50a
WTRM BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
PERSONAL FITNESS
17 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1102
PHED
1102
06430
001
TuTh 10:00a - 10:50a
FITN BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
PERSONAL FITNESS
13 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1510x or y Campus Conditioning

Hybrid course including instructional group training and self-paced individual workouts using multiple locations on campus. All areas of physical fitness are included: cardio, core, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Students in this course meet with an instructor once per week. The second workout is completed individually. Requires self-motivation and focus.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1510
PHED
1510
09898
001
Tu 8:00a - 8:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
L. Masone
CAMPUS CONDITIONING
18 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 1690x and y Self-Defense

Introduction to the essentials of street self-defense; physical activities and mental preparation.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC1690
PHED
1690
04587
001
MW 11:00a - 11:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE
16 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC1690
PHED
1690
04591
001
MW 11:00a - 11:50a
STU2 BARNARD HALL
G. Padilla
BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE
14 [ More Info ]

PHED BC 2799x and y Independent Study

Enrollment in a college level course of instruction not offered by the Barnard or Columbia Physical Education Departments. Department approval required prior to the first day of the Physical Education registration period.
1 point

Course
Number
Call Number/
Section
Days & Times/
Location
Instructor Enrollment
Autumn 2015 :: PHED BC2799
PHED
2799
06301
001
TBA L. Masone
INDEPENDENT STUDY
2 [ More Info ]
Spring 2016 :: PHED BC2799
PHED
2799
03038
001
TBA L. Masone
INDEPENDENT STUDY
8 [ More Info ]

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