The course includes the following main practices and activities: Preparatory practices including Sukshmavyayama, Breathing Exercises, Loosening Practices, Suryanamaskara or Sun Salutation, Asanas, Kriyas, Bandhas, Mudras, Pranayama, Dhyana or Meditation, chanting of shlokas, bhajans and patriotic songs and activities such as krida yoga, karma yoga activities, ananda sabha or happy assembly including presentations and skits, dramas and many more such activities which help a yoga practitioner grow from tamas to rajas to sattva and eventually to gunaathita sthiti or attainment Relaxation Techniques include Quick Relaxation Techniques and Deep Relaxation Techniques The Preparatory practices for Yoga Practices 1 include:Scandha Chanchalana and Padasanchalana The Breathing Exercises for this course Yoga Practices 1 include:Tiger Breathing The Loosening Practices for this course Yoga Practices 1 include:Ankle Bending and Side Bending The Asanas or the postures in this Yoga Practices 1 course include:Padahastasana, Parsavakonasana, Bakasana, Padmasana, Vjrasana, Suptavajrasana, Vakrasana, Mayurasana, Dhanurasana, Sarvangasana and Chakrasana Kriyas included in the Yoga Practices 1 course are:Trataka Pranayama practices in the course Yoga Practices 1 includeBastrika, Ujjai, Sitali, Sitkari and Brahmari Mudras include Brahma mudra In this course, we learn the Mindfulness Meditation The course includes Unity in Diversity shlokasangrahah or collection of chants. The students are expected to develop a skit / drama based on their understanding of the shlokasangrahah. This will be presented in the Ananda Sabha or Happy assembly One of the most important qualities that a student should develop is to ask questions. So, I encourage you all as your Course Coordinator to send all your questions that may arise in you. We will be quick to respond to your questions and facilitate your spiritual growth.