Pilates Mats Stores Baton Rouge LA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Capitol Cyclery
(225) 927-1997
8424 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Anytime Fitness
(225) 766-9066
8827 Highland Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
The Backpacker Adventure Cloth
(225) 925-2667
7656 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Foot Locker
(225) 927-4205
9255 Cortana Pl
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Sport Court
(225) 927-7678
7575 Jefferson Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Varsity Sports
(225) 383-8913
2055 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 298-6300
10808 Industriplex Blvd (at Siegen Ln)
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Fitness Expo
(225) 928-5751
9603 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 923-4640
8464 Airline Highway (across from Cortana Mall)
Baton Rouge, LA
 

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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