Pilates Mats Stores Billings MT

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Rainbow Run Fly Shop
(406) 656-3455
Billings, MT
 
Time Out Sports
(406) 245-9735
W Park Plz
Billings, MT
 
Montana Health & Fitness Equipme
(406) 248-6657
131 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 
Exercise Equipment Repair
(406) 248-6657
131 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 
Rimrock Mall
(406) 656-9220
Billings, MT
 
Get A Grip Pro Shop
(406) 245-0930
1431 Industrial Ave
Billings, MT
 
Shipton's Big R
(406) 252-0503
216 N 14th St
Billings, MT
 
Superior Archery
(406) 245-0087
1680 Lockwood Rd
Billings, MT
 
Steep World
(406) 252-5462
208 N 13th St
Billings, MT
 
Sunshine Sports
(406) 252-3724
304 Moore Ln
Billings, MT
 

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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