Pilates Mats Stores Amarillo TX

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American Outfitters
(806) 374-7914
202 S Arthur St
Amarillo, TX
 
Lifts West Ski Shop
(806) 352-0500
Amarillo, TX
 
Fitness Equipment of Amarillo
(806) 359-5351
2459 W Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX
 
Hill's Sport Shop
(806) 355-7224
4021 Mockingbird Ln
Amarillo, TX
 
C D Ski & Sports
(806) 352-4529
2305 S Georgia St
Amarillo, TX
 
Amarillo Athletic & Trophy Warehous
(806) 374-7914
202 S Arthur St
Amarillo, TX
 
West Texas Windsurfing
(806) 355-5883
Amarillo, TX
 
Scuba Training Center
(806) 358-0727
2623 Paramount Blvd Ste 2
Amarillo, TX
 
Champs Sports
(806) 354-2339
7041 W Interstate 40
Amarillo, TX
 
Outdoor Element Sports
(806) 353-2900
3410 S Western St
Amarillo, TX
 

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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