P.E. 121 Pilates Mat I & II (1 unit)
Minimum of 48 lab hours per term.
Recommended Preparation: BIOL 130 OR 250.
For students enrolled in the Pilates Instructor Certificate Program (PICP) and for students who would like to deepen their knowledge and skill of the Pilates mat exercises. This course includes an introduction to the history and principles of Pilates, a review of core anatomy, beginning, intermediate, and advanced level Pilates mat exercises as well as modifications for each exercise. This course includes lectures on class order, programming in a fitness setting, and guidelines for safely teaching special populations. Training tips are taught for advancing clients to the higher levels. Pilates for sport-specific activities is also covered. May be taken four times for a maximum of 4 units. (AA:Area E4, CSU)