May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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D 153 - Pilates Workout

2 Credit(s)

This course explores the Pilates Method of body conditioning, a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises. Students gain strength, flexibility, and balance through specific exercises, which emphasize uniting the body and mind. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. Class will focus on either mat work or barre. May be repeated up to 12 total credits.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Demonstrate and discuss efficient alignment

2. Demonstrate and discuss principles of core support and stability

3. Demonstrate and discuss Integration of transverse abdominus in mat exercises

4. Demonstrate and discuss principles and integration of breathing in mat exercises

5. Demonstrate and discuss Clear articulation and initiation of spinal movement

6. Demonstrate and discuss Clear articulation and initiation of iliofemoral joint

7. Demonstrate and discuss clear articulation and support of the shoulder girdle and scapulohumeral joint

8. Demonstrate and discuss working knowledge of Pilates mat exercises

9. Identify and correct inefficient movement patterns which cause undue stress on the body

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