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Effective Term:
Winter 2020 through Fall 2023
Course Number:
PE 182M
Course Title:
Yoga Pilates Fusion I
Credit Hours:
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Course Description

Introduces the methods and skills of Hatha yoga and mat Pilates. Incorporates exercises for increased flexibility, core strength and stabilization, muscle balance, improved health, relaxation, and reduced stress in daily living. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

An average class includes practice of yoga asanas (exercises), Mat Pilates exercises, breathing techniques, and balance activities through teacher directed activities. Includes modifications for various fitness levels. 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Improve flexibility, muscle balance, control, and core strength through Hatha yoga and mat Pilates.

  • Apply modifications to asanas and Pilates exercises as needed for proper alignment and safety. 

  • Develop and maintain a personal yoga and mat Pilates practice. 

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  • Attendance and participation records 

  • Demonstrations of proficiency 

  • Written assignments 

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Development and progression of: 

    • Balance 

    • Flexibility 

    • Kinesthetic Awareness 

    • Alignment 

    • Breath Control 

    • Strength 

    • Core Stability 

  • Experience the relationship between mind, body and spirit. 

  • Basic Principles of Pilates 

  • Introduction to relaxation techniques 

  • Concepts and basics of warm up and cool down 

  • Safety principles in yoga and Pilates