Pilates Mats Stores Albany GA

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Franklin's South Sports Center Inc
(229) 434-0539
2224 N Slappey Blvd
Albany, GA
 
Solo Archery
(229) 420-4166
1741 Philema Rd S
Albany, GA
 
Gap The
(229) 446-9688
Albany Mall
Albany, GA
 
Mid South Fence Co
(229) 888-0877
Albany, GA
 
Friedman's Clothing
(229) 431-0304
719 N Westover Blvd
Albany, GA
 
Race Fans Motorsports Apparel
(229) 888-3390
118 Philema Rd
Albany, GA
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods
(229) 439-4340
Albany Mall
Albany, GA
 
American Outdoor Adventures Inc
(229) 434-0539
Albany, GA
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(229) 438-0565
2601 Dawson Rd Ste C8
Albany, GA
 
Grand Island Club
(229) 878-0071
270 Grand Island Dr
Albany, GA
 

One Class, Three Levels: How to Make Your Mat Class Work for Large Groups

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by Linda Farrell 

When teaching Pilates mat to large groups of people with different abilities, I make sure to break the exercise down into Teaching Pilates mat exercises, Linda Farrelldifferent levels. For instance, I start with level 1, which is the the exercise in its most basic form, and then progress with advanced variations for level 2 and 3. For example, during Single Straight Leg Stretch I start the traditional way—arms reaching for extended limbs, and cue for a modest range of motion.  I then cue to increase the range of motion for level 2, and then to reach the arms over the ears for level 3. I get very good results this way, as the beginners are challenged enough for level 1, and my advanced practitioners are thrilled to have new challenges and variations thrown in to the mix. 

Props are another way to address the different levels in the room. My advanced students can enhance the resistance level of an exercise like leg beats by using a Magic Circle or Triad Ball. Similarly, I can make an exercise like Leg Circles easier for a beginner by letting them support the leg with a hand-held resistance band or exercise strap while they circle.

For over 12 years, Linda Farrell has been presentin...

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