This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn through a comprehensive sequentially planned Kinesiology and Physical Education program aligned with the California Model Content Standards for Physical Education. Students will be empowered to make choices, meet challenges and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness and movement activity for a lifetime.
Emphasis is placed on rhythms and dance and students analyzing skills for effective movement.
Units of instruction include: modern, ballet, and jazz dance, introduction to kinesiology and physical education with personal fitness emphasis, fitness concepts and techniques, cardiorespiratory endurance training, nutrition, aquatic and individual and dual activities. Additionally, this course helps students learn the beginning skills of dance while improving their technique, poise, self-confidence, and creative ability. Students will choreograph and dance in class presentations.