Pratt Institute’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) has launched the Integrative Mind and Body Program on its Brooklyn Campus.
Courses are offered in the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, allowing undergraduate and graduate students to apply one-credit courses toward their studio elective requirements. All students must be registered as a full time student at Pratt, see your Academic Advisor for course scheduling and registration.
We are dedicated to providing diverse styles of Yoga, Yoga of Meditation, Pilates, Qigong, as well as Contemplative Practice studies that are safe, nurturing and empowering. The training will foster students’ self-discovery in body, mind and spirit. Through their practice, students will develop skills on coping with stress, improve in academic performance, and increase mental and physical stability.
All of the instructors that teach within the Integrative Mind & Body Program are certified in their specialized practice with years of experience in body, mind, and spirit practices.
REGISTRATION: Please see your advisor.
Contact: Professor Rosie De Pasquale, firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of The Integrative Mind & Body Program
YOGA-105W - Beginner Hatha Yoga
This course offers students the fundamentals of Hatha style yoga practice, emphasizing a Vinyasa style (yoga sequences connected with the breath) along with an introduction to Yogic philosophy. Attention is given to postural alignment to safely develop strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance, as well as reduce stress.
Section 1, Professor Rosie De Pasquale
Section 2, Shahar Yannay
YOGA-205W - Intermediate Hatha Yoga: (Prerequisite, Yoga-105W)
This course offers students the opportunity to further deepen their Yoga practice with the inclusion of all Hatha yoga postures taught in YOGA-105W. Additional postures will be introduced emphasizing a Vinyasa style along with continued Yogic philosophy teachings.
Section 1, Liza Toft
YOGA-145W – Supported Yoga with Props
This course teaches students how to effectively use props in their Yoga practice to create support and stability, enhance alignment and aide in making challenging poses more accessible with the use of yoga chairs, bolsters, blankets and straps.
Section 1, Robin Simmonds
YOGA-225W - Yoga of Meditation
Yoga of Meditation is an introduction to the study and practice of the main styles and common threads of meditation. Students will be introduced to the tools that train the mind’s attention in ever increasing mindful awareness of their inner and outer world. This mind-body practice supports mental, emotional and physical balance as well as fosters a sense of inner calm.
Section 1, Joelle Danant
PILAT-105W- Beginner Mat Pilates
Students gain a working knowledge of the Pilates Mat Principles, postures and the benefits associated with Pilates for core strength and stability as they perform the basic Pilates postures and breathing techniques.
Section 1, Molly Cuff