The Pilates Instructor Certificate of Achievement requires the successful completion of course work, which includes 450 hours of hands on instruction. This career technical education program focuses on teaching the Pilates method of exercise. Students are presented the skills for training clients in a group setting or one-on-one. Students are introduced to the historical origins of Pilates, contemporary styles of Pilates, and Pilates for special populations. The comprehensive program includes instruction in the mat exercise series along with training on the reformer, cadillac, stability chair, and arc barrels. Additional topics include fitness assessment, postural analysis, exercise technique, program design, behavioral coaching, and client relations.
Program Requirements (12 units)
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|KINS11.06||Pilates Reformer and Mat Instructor Training||3 units|
|KINS11.07||Pilates Cadillac, Chair and Barrels Instructor Training||2 units|
|KINS11.08||Pilates Mat Workout||1 unit|
|KINS11.09||Intermediate Pilates Mat Workout||1 unit|
|KINS11.10||Advanced Pilates||1 unit|
|KINS4.36||Everyday Food and Fitness||1 unit|
Anatomy for Physical Fitness
Structure and Function of the Human Body
Total Certificate Units: 12 units
To be awarded a certificate, a student must:
- Complete all the major requirements.
- Earn a grade of “C” (or "P") or better for all required courses.