Jun 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

PEAC-147 Pilates: Beginning

Credits 2 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 . Note: Students must sign a health condition disclaimer form at the first class meeting.
This course will introduce you to the anatomically-based approach to exercise pioneered in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates and currently used by fitness and health professionals. You will learn the philosophy basic principles and exercises associated with Pilates. The progression of exercises will show you how to strengthen and tone muscles improve posture flexibility and balance. The course will help you build a personal fitness program.

Course Outcomes
1. Put into practice the integration principles of the McEntire Workout Method 2. Be familiar with the appropriate use of equipment used in the McEntire Workout Method 3. Demonstrate competency and improvement in performing a basic progression of exercises based on their own physical capabilities 4. Demonstrate the ability to assess progress and establish a personal fitness program