Yoga classes will be offered at KC for first time, will count as college credit
For the first time, Kilgore College students can take yoga as a kinesiology elective.
yoga courses will be offered both in Kilgore and Longview this fall,
and the courses will count toward physical education requirements to
graduate with an associate’s degree.
yoga classes will be offered in Parks Fitness Center, and Longview
classes will be offered at Good Shepherd Medical Centers’ Institute for
Healthy Living on Hawkins Parkway.
Cecile Craft, KC’s yoga instructor, said she is excited that the college has made yoga a part of its kinesiology curriculum.
is a true healing art,” Craft said. “It increases lung capacity and
improves balance, coordination and flexibility. All of the benefits of
yoga are too numerous to mention, but it is especially important for a
healthy back, stress reduction and teaches students to live in the
yoga classes will be offered this fall from 9 to 9:50 a.m. on Mondays,
Wednesdays and Fridays – and 11 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. on Tuesdays and
Thursdays – in Room 109 of the Parks Fitness Center.
Longview yoga classes will be offered this fall from 3 to 4:20 p.m. at the Institute for Healthy Living.
Registration for the fall is under way until Aug. 9. Late Registration
is set for Aug. 16-17 on both the Kilgore and Longview campuses.
For information on how to register, visit www.kilgore.edu and click on the “Registration Guide” on the right side of the webpage.