2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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PE 158 Zumba Group Exercise (1 credit)

Course Description
This is a Zumba course designed to combine a high energy cardio workout with creative dance choreography using the Latin rhythms found in cumbia, salsa, samba and merengue music.

Student Outcomes
1. Articulate appropriate Latin dance choreography.
2. Distinguish between solo and group movement.
3. Articulate variations in musicality.
4. Identify and articulate isolations, turns and kicks.
5. Discuss and distinguish varied activities needed to improve the components of fitness.
6. Articulate appropriate exercise intensity.
7. Examine the benefits of a regular fitness program.
8. Analyze how a regular exercise program and a healthy nutritional lifestyle impacts energy balance and weight control.
9. Describe and diagram personal fitness improvement from previous fitness levels based upon MaxVO2 assessment.
10. Assess the cardiovascular benefits of dance as a low to moderate intensity physical activity.
11. Evaluate the benefits of exercise in terms of self-esteem, social confidence and improved motor skills.

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