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Pilates Mats Stores Bear DE

Local resource for Pilates mats in Bear, DE. 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Premiere Soccer
(302) 838-7088
1861 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE
 
Adrenaline Sports Llc
(302) 836-0500
230 Peoples Plz
Newark, DE
 
Time Out Sportswear
(302) 292-1639
5 Wink Dr
Newark, DE
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(302) 369-1500
1315 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Pacific Sunwear of California
(302) 266-9253
139 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Vince's Sport Center
(302) 738-4859
RR 4
Newark, DE
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(302) 894-9160
541 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Northern Wings Inc
(302) 369-3848
667 Dawson Dr Ste F
Newark, DE
 

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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