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Phyllis Eckler

Vinyasa Final Exam for Yoga II


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YOGA II INDIVIDUAL PRACTICE ASSESSMENT FINAL EXAM

Prepare a written yoga routine to be handed in on the day of the Final Exam that includes at least 4 stretch (flexibility) asanas (two standing and two on the floor) and 4 strength asanas (two standing and two on the floor), one twist or spiral asana and one balance asana. Explain on your sheet if an asana is a flexibility, strength, spiral or balance next to it (see below). The types of asanas can be mixed or additional ones can be added in order to create flow within your routine BUT THE VINYASA MAY NOT LAST MORE THAN 8 MINUTES.

You must do asanas on both sides of the body (i.e. right and left) where necessary.

As you perform your vinyasa please give breathing cues, "do's and don'ts", modifications and muscles or skeletal awareness used for each asana by speaking out loud. This routine must be memorized and performed individually for the teacher in class on final exam day.

GRADING CRITERIA FOR THE VINYASA ROUTINE:

Rubric                                                   Point Value

Flow/Use of counter poses or modifications           2

Memorization                                                    2

Challenging                                                       2

Performance (Asanas performed correctly)             2

Use of Breath & Do’s/Don’ts                               2


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FINAL YOGA II ROUTINE

(This sheet is to be handed in when you do your vinyasa)

Create a vinyasa (flowing) yoga routine using at least 4 stretch (flexibility) asanas (two standing and two on the floor) and 4 strength asanas (two standing and two on the floor), one twist or spiral asana and one balance asana. Explain on your sheet if an asana is a flexibility, strength, spiral or balance next to it (see below). The types of asanas can be mixed or additional ones can be added in order to create flow within your routine (add extra lines below if necessary). THE VINYASA MAY NOT LAST MORE THAN 8 MINUTES.

You must do asanas on both sides of the body (i.e. right and left) where necessary.

NAME OF ASANA                                                 TYPE

                                                                    (floor or standing)
                                                         (e.g.flexibility, strength, twist, or balance)

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