Pilates Professional Teacher Training: Cadillac, Chair, Auxiliary (Certificate N0665)

Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Division
Certificate N0665

The certificate prepares students for careers as Pilates 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 curriculum meets the industry standards for a comprehensive Pilates teacher training technique course. The program covers Pilates theory, anatomy , pedagogy and the exercise repertoire for the Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Barrels, Ped-a-Pul and accessory equipment. The certificate includes lecture, self-study and practice teaching hours and after completing the certificate, students will be qualified to all levels of the Pilates exercise repertoire in Mat and apparatus, including special populations and remedial programs.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
DN-T 27Theory and Principles of Pilates3
DN-T 28Functional Anatomy for Pilates2
DN-T 29Teaching Pilates Mat Repertoire1.5
DN-T 30Teaching Pilates Reformer Repertoire1.5
DN-T 32Teaching Pilates Cadillac and Wunda Chair Repertoire1.5
DN-T 33Teaching Pilates Ped-a-Pul, Barrels and Auxiliary Equipment Repertoire1.5
DN-T 34Pilates Teaching-Cadillac, Wunda Chair, & Auxiliary Equipment3
DNCE 39Pilates Fundamentals0.5-1
Choose two courses. Must take 1 unit from each course selected2
Pilates I
Pilates II
Pilates III
Total Units16.5-17

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Program Learning Outcomes

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
DN-T 27 Theory and Principles of Pilates 3
DN-T 29 Teaching Pilates Mat Repertoire 1.5
DNCE 39 Pilates Fundamentals 1
Spring Term 1
DN-T 30 Teaching Pilates Reformer Repertoire 1.5
DN-T 28 Functional Anatomy for Pilates 2
Fall Term 2
DN-T 32 Teaching Pilates Cadillac and Wunda Chair Repertoire 1.5
DN-T 33 Teaching Pilates Ped-a-Pul, Barrels and Auxiliary Equipment Repertoire 1.5
Spring Term 2
DN-T 34 Pilates Teaching-Cadillac, Wunda Chair, & Auxiliary Equipment 3
Certificate: Pilates Prof. Teacher Trng: N0665 5
Submit petition: inside.mtsac.edu, Student Tab#45 5
 Total Units15
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