Pilates Mats Stores Allentown PA

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Lehigh Country Club
(610) 437-1451
Allentown, PA
Haven Internet Service Inc
(610) 437-4340
Allentown, PA
Sports Chalet Ski & Sail Center
(610) 395-0606
RR 22
Allentown, PA
Damara Sports Wear
(610) 437-9109
431 N Jordan St
Allentown, PA
Lehigh River Bait and Bow
(610) 432-2511
209 W Union St
Allentown, PA
Balazs Inc
(610) 433-4515
911 W Greenleaf St
Allentown, PA
Steve & Barry's University Spor
(610) 797-1530
3300 Lehigh St
Allentown, PA
Schuylkill Valley Sporting Goods
(610) 791-5233
S Mall
Allentown, PA
Allen's Fashion Limited
(610) 439-0468
742 W Hamilton St
Allentown, PA
Rockland Apparel Sewing
(610) 434-5797
734 N Railroad St
Allentown, PA

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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