Pilates Mats Stores Atlanta GA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(404) 267-0200
3535 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA
 
Stim Rx
(404) 249-6980
1197 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA
 
Walters
(404) 688-8859
66 Decatur St SE
Atlanta, GA
 
The Fans Wear Atlanta Llc
(404) 222-0933
231 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA
 
Ground Sportswear
(404) 222-9230
73 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(770) 521-1195
6440 North Point Parkway
Alpharetta, GA
 
Urban Fusion
(404) 653-0222
237 Peters St SW
Atlanta, GA
 
Coco Fashion
(404) 659-6763
82 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA
 
Fitness Depot
(770) 971-6828
1808 Lower Roswell Rd
Atlanta, GA
 
Dtlr
(404) 523-2918
20 NW Mreta St
Atlanta, 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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