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Pilates Mat Instructor, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_PILM

Control Number: 43444

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Pilates Mat Instructor Certificate of Achievement prepares students to teach Mat work in a privately owned dance, fitness, Yoga or Pilates studio, physical therapy clinic, recreational facility, or health club. Courses taught by Pilates certified specialists cover the theory and technique surrounding this movement system invented by Joseph Pilates. Students will learn methods to design appropriate conditioning programs for themselves and people of all ages and physical conditions. Students are encouraged to also continue their training and complete the Comprehensive Pilates Instructor Certificate.

To prepare students for employment, classroom work is utilized in a variety of instructional methods (lecture, lab/demonstration, independent and group projects) as well as supervised off-site internship experiences.

Program Outcomes

  1. Successfully teach a Pilates Mat class.
  2. Communicate effectively through clear demonstration and verbal cueing using appropriate terminology and safety measures.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
Take one unit:1
Pilates Mat Work
Take 0.5 unit:0.5
Pilates Mat Work 2
DANC A119Kinesiology For Dance3
Take 1.5 units:1.5
Pilates Methodology 1
DANC A151Pilates as a Profession1
DANC A215Pilates Internship I1
Restricted Electives
Select one (1) unit from the following:1
Strength and Stretch
Conditioning for Dance
Yoga for Dancers 2
Yoga For Dancers
Movement for Longevity
Total Units9