Pilates Mats Stores Bellevue NE

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(402) 592-1642
7403 Town Center Parkway
Papillion, NE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(402) 330-1184
Oakview Plaza
Omaha, NE
 
Peak Performance Fitness Gear
(402) 884-1853
3512 Samson Way
Bellevue, NE
 
Joey's Bait & Supplies
(402) 733-9855
3952 Q St
Omaha, NE
 
Bykez Bordz & Bladez
(402) 331-3799
9017 F St
Omaha, NE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(402) 951-4400
Westroads Mall
Omaha, NE
 
Old Fontenelle Gun Shop
(402) 504-4655
204 E Mission Ave
Bellevue, NE
 
2nd Wind Exercise Equipment
(402) 292-2300
3608 Twin Creek Dr
Bellevue, NE
 
Prime Time Sporting Goods
(402) 596-2900
10933 Harrison St
La Vista, NE
 
Angler's Supply Co
(402) 592-3788
4736 S 72nd St
Omaha, NE
 

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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