DA 108 - Pilates - Fredda Manzo
Hello! I'm Fredda Manzo and I’ve been teaching at College of the Canyons for many years. My favorite styles of dance are jazz, ballet, modern and ballroom dance. My favorite exercise programs are Pilates and Dance Conditioning. In this course we will cover Pilates, the ruling principles and exercises, the major muscles, the spine and common alignment issues.
Pilates introduces the study and practice of Pilates, a conditioning program based on the teachings of Joseph H. Pilates. The course emphasizes activities designed to reduce muscular imbalances and assists in the development and improvement of body alignment through strength, relaxation and flexibility techniques.
What to Expect in this Course
What to Expect in this Course: Here are the activities you can expect to engage in during the term of this course: Pilates exercises, floor warm-up exercises, standing warm-up exercises, the major muscles, the spine and alignment issues. Each week students will complete assigned work which may be written and/or video assignments.
Types of Assessments
Assessments you can expect in the course are online videos, quizzes written exercises, and a 2-part video final.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
There is no required textbook for this course. Readings will be provided in Canvas.
Other Relevant Course Information
A mat for comfort and a space where you may practice your exercises. Comfortable stretchable clothing.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
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Last updated: 06/24/2021 Sub#: 308