Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Mat and Reformer
Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Division
The Pilates Professional Teacher Training Certificate prepares students for careers as Pilate instructors/trainers in professional Pilates studios, dance studios, corporate fitness facilities, wellness centers, public/private health clubs and private training in a home studio. The certificate curriculum meets the standards of the Pilates Method Alliance and includes lecture, self-study, and teaching hours. Phase I covers Pilates theory and the Mat and Reformer repertoire of exercises.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- Develop a portfolio of lesson plans, a teaching resume and a personal Pilates brand.
- Teach, with attention to alignment, Pilates exercises while incorporating the Pilates concepts and principles.
- Develop a logue of the Pilates mat and Reformer exercises that includes muscular analysis, objectives, cueing and modifications (approximately 150 exercises).
Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
|DN-T 27||Theory and Principles of Pilates||3|
|DN-T 28||Functional Anatomy for Pilates||2|
|DN-T 29||Teaching Pilates Mat Repertoire||1.5|
|DN-T 30||Teaching Pilates Reformer Repertoire||1.5|
|DN-T 31||Pilates Teaching-Mat and Reformer||3|
|KIN 24||Applied Kinesiology||2|
|DNCE 39A||Alignment and Correctives I||0.5|
|DNCE 41||Pilates I||1|
|Choose two courses. Must take 1 unit from each course selected||2|
|Conditioning Through Dance|