Pilates Mats Stores Augusta GA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(706) 733-1199
Augusta Mall
Augusta, GA
 
Sports Fan-Attic Inc
(706) 733-4304
3450 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(706) 738-6426
3450 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
 
Orvis Rivers & Glen Trading Co
(706) 738-4536
387 Highland Ave
Augusta, GA
 
Pacific Sunwear
(706) 481-0054
3450 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
 
Neptune Dive & Ski
(706) 737-7900
2305 Redwood Dr
Augusta, GA
 
Champs Sports
(706) 733-3375
3450 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
 
Sports Authority The
(706) 733-7974
245 Robert C Daniel Jr P
Augusta, GA
 
Finish Line The
(706) 738-1774
3450 Wrightsboro Rd Ste 1015
Augusta, GA
 
Johannsen's Sporting Goods
(706) 722-0949
1116 Broad St
Augusta, 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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