HEALTH 101 3 Units
This course is an exploration of health topics and their impact on an individual's health status. Awareness and assessment of current lifestyle behaviors and choices, identification of risk factors, and implementation of prevention strategies are emphasized.
HEALTH 103 3 Units
Introduction to Holistic Health
This course is an introduction to health and healing practices involving the integration of physical, mental, spiritual, and social resources. Students explore ancient disciplines of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Chinese Medicine, as well as modern Western health systems like Biofeedback, Swedish Massage, Reiki, Meditation, Guided Imagery, Herbalism, Humor and Music Therapy. Emphasis is placed on health promotion and prevention of disease, and how we become self-advocates in promoting our own well-being with the assistance of health care professionals.