Pilates Certificate

PROGRAM CODE: 2C31128A

The Pilates Certificate is designed to educate and prepare students to become Certificated Pilates Instructors in the health and wellness industry. Upon successful completion, students will earn a certificate and be qualified to teach matwork and exercises utilizing Pilates equipment, including Reformer, Cadillac, Spine Corrector and Chair at facilities which offer Pilates. Students must present current CPR and First Aid cards to receive certificate. This certificate requires a total of 18 units. NOTE: Students must present current CPR and First Aid cards to receive certificate.

Required Courses (18 units):
PE 223 FPilates Mat I1
PE 224 FPilates Mat II1
PE 227 F Effective Teaching Methods for Pilates2
PE 228 F Pilates Observation and Evaluation (formerly Pilates Internship)2
PE 229 FPilates Clinic2
PE 236 F Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries3
PE 271 F Beginning/Intermediate Reformer2
PE 273 F Beginning Apparatus (formerly PE 226 F)2
WELL 265 F Movement Anatomy (formerly titled Kinesiology)3
Total Units18

Outcome 1: *Identify, explain and differentiate between Pilates and Movement Principles, major musculature and core muscles.

Outcome 2: Identify and break down safe practices that relate to Pilates exercises.

Outcome 3: Conduct interviews and make assessments with clients, determining appropriate exercises to prescribe.