Designed to promote a holistic approach to healthy living while preparing students for professional careers and higher education in the integrative health, fitness,and wellness field. Students will investigate basic anatomy, physiology, and behavior principles while exploring the connection between the physical,intellectual, emotional, and spiritual realms of health, wellness, and performance. Students will be introduced to a variety of alternative health practices and healing therapies from various cultures around the world, with an emphasis on how a holistic approach and practical techniques can lead to optimal health and performance. Upon completion of this certificate,individuals will gain an advantage obtaining an entry-level position at health,fitness, and wellness centers, spas and clinics, or community establishments.
This program is designed to promote a positive and healthy lifestyle while preparing students for professional careers and higher education in the integrative health, fitness, and wellness field. Upon completion of this certificate, students will gain an advantage obtaining an entry-level position at health, fitness, and wellness centers, spas and clinics, or community establishments. This certificate will encourage students to continue their education at Saddleback through the proposed Integrative Health for Fitness and Wellness Professionals CTE program thus providing greater opportunity for higher paying positions and career advancement for students currently working within the industry. In addition, specific courses within this certification can fulfill continuing education hours/credits for those currently certified by nationally and globally recognized certifying bodies such as the American Council of Exercise (ACE) and Yoga Alliance (YA).
Successful completion of program requirement core courses.
(Y1 or S1)
|HLTH 1||Contemporary Healt Issues||3||Y1|
|KNES616||Holistic Health - Underlying Mechanisms||3||Y1|
|KNES617||Complementary and Alternative Health Practices||3||Y1|
|KNES618||Introduction to Ayurveda||3||Y1|
|KNES404||Yogic Energy System||1||Y1|