Pilates 1

Module code
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Community
Group size
2 (or 1)
Number of course weeks
10 (if individual class: 5)
Class duration
40 minutes
Total contact hours
7 (if individual class: 3)
Study load
21 (if individual class: 25) hours

Form / content / level

Admitted to Bachelor program.
See Competencies Matrix.
Develop posture and an overall sense of length and balance through the body.
Improve performance skills.
Reduce incidence of tension, back pain and neck pain.
General agility.
Improved flexibility and muscle strength.
Focus through breathing and very specific cueing of the exercises.
Relation to other modules
Related to all musical activities.
Starting with the very basic mat exercises for the core and limbs, the students will
become aware of how they use their different muscle groups and how to become more efficient about their movement. They will be fully focused in their body due to very specific corrections and cues, constantly paying attention to the body alignment. They will learn exercises that can be done at home by themselves, so they can keep practicing and building a healthier and stronger body.
Mode(s) of instruction
Individual training sessions and 1 group session.
Material & Tools
ArtEZ will provide a mat and the teacher some props if necessary.
Student activity
Participation, homework assignment.

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the module.
Minimum class attendance of 80% is compulsory and an explicit pass criterion.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is graded "satisfactory".
Examination procedure
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

Learn exercises to became stronger and more flexible to play, perform and feel better.