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KINA 136 - Pilates Mat I

Unit(s): 1

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written college composition and read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This course introduces students to the basic Pilates floor exercises, which are designed to increase strength in abdominal and spinal musculature. Students engage in activities and exercises designed to increase awareness of body alignment; strength in the torso, spine, and limbs; and endurance. By engaging in activities, students also learn breathing techniques to utilize in strength training exercises, how to increase coordination and improve balance, and about the muscle groups and their actions being utilized during traditional Pilates mat work. This course is suitable for students interested in conditioning, dance, Hatha Yoga, and athletics, as well as students seeking to increase strength to better support the spine during everyday activities.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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