2012-2013 Catalog 
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PE 222 - Pilates Mat Work-Advanced

1.5 Credits
Progression towards intermediate/advanced Yoga and Pilates techniques to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Mat work uses body weight and gravity exercise principals learned in the Pilates Mat course to strengthen and lengthen the entire body, with special emphasis on core strengths and stability. Prerequisite: PE 122 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Practice and demonstrate advanced Pilates exercises. [REASON]
  2. Describe how Pilates fundamentals relate to the Pilates exercises. [REASON]
  3. Demonstrate advanced Pilates sequences that facilitate risk prevention and proper sequence placement, and balanced muscle development. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate breathing techniques and describe how they are intended to cool and relax the mind and body, or build energy and heat. [COMMUNICATE]

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