Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 24, 2024  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

DAN 202 - Pilates Method of Body Conditioning II: Apparatus (1 Cr.)

The study and application of the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning at an intermediate level. The Pilates Method has been recognized by some of the most prominent physicians, physical therapists, chiropractors, sports/fitness trainers, choreographers, and dancers. This course will focus on the philosophy behind Joseph Pilates’ system of exercise, the purpose of each exercise, and the physical results that can be achieved at an intermediate level of study. Students will simultaneously develop their knowledge of sequence, spring settings, transitions, breath coordination, and repetition requirements. This lecture/lab will also require readings, observation, and applied/practical instruction and performance. Special attention will be given to the intermediate series on the reformer and mat and to increasing students’ repertory of exercises on the wunda chair, small barrel, cadillac, high barrel, high chair, and pedi-pole. Prerequisite: DAN 102 . Repeatable up to three times for credit. Variable semesters. Program faculty.