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CCOG for PE 188Z Fall 2023

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Course Number:
PE 188Z
Course Title:
Barre Fitness II
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Course Description

Continues development in the fusion of ballet, Pilates, yoga and Barre to enhance health and wellness in muscular endurance, flexibility, cardiorespiratory, and body composition components of physical fitness. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate intermediate and/or advanced movements of Barre, ballet, Pilates, and/or yoga.
  2. Continue to improve balance, coordination, core strength, and body awareness through participation in Barre Fitness.
  3. Design a detailed personal workout that reflects an understanding of principles, movements, exercise groupings, sets, and repetitions in Barre Fitness. 

Course Activities and Design

Warm Up

Upper Body Work

Barre Work

Abdominal Work

Lower Body Work

Cool Down

Balance and Stretching Work (throughout the entire class)

Outcome Assessment Strategies

1. Participation

2. Practical Exam

3. Written Fitness Plan or Project

4. Group Work

5. Class Discussion

6. Quizzes

7. Pre & Post Fitness Testing

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Principles of Ballet

Principles of Pilates

Principles of Yoga

Ballet steps and positions

Importance of stretching

How to progress exercise intensity levels with continued experience

Correct and safe technique