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Pilates Mats Stores Arab AL

Local resource for Pilates mats in Arab, AL. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Johnsons Sporting Goods
(205) 586-8323
444 N Main St
Arab, AL
 
Sports Connection
(256) 586-3004
604 11th Ave Nw
Arab, AL
 
Lake Guntersville State Park
(256) 582-0379
7966 Al Highway 227
Guntersville, AL
 
Guntersville Outfitters INC
(256) 582-6320
534 Gunter Ave
Guntersville, AL
 
Extreme Skate
(256) 894-0120
2787 rose rd
Albertville, AL
 
North Alabama Sports Center
(256) 586-1355
2423 Old Huntsville Hwy Nw
Arab, AL
 
Lawler Outdoors
(256) 753-5033
120 Deepwoods Dr
Union Grove, AL
 
Hibbett Sports
(256) 891-2669
11474 Us Highway 431
Guntersville, AL
 
Holster Usa
(256) 894-3230
289 Red Barn Rd
Guntersville, AL
 
Kelly Sales Company
(256) 723-2106
155 Whitaker Ln
New Hope, AL
 

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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