Pilates Mats Stores Biloxi MS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(228) 392-1607
3893 Promendade Parkway
D'Iberville, MS
 
Cyclist's Choice & Fitness Center
(228) 864-0072
1927 25th Ave
Gulfport, MS
 
Pacific Sunwear
(228) 868-3289
10330 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(228) 868-2115
10630 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Gorenflo's Tackle
(228) 432-7387
119 Beach Blvd
Biloxi, MS
 
Hibbett Sports
(228) 822-2125
173 Hardy Court Shopping
Gulfport, MS
 
Big Dog Sportswear
(228) 863-0410
10650 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Academy
(228) 831-5260
15130 Crossroads Pkwy (in the Crossroads Plaza)
Gulfport, MS
 
Integrity Sports Shack
(228) 539-5933
17749 16th St
Gulfport, MS
 
Coast Cart Works LLC
(228) 388-1660
2348 Pass Rd
Biloxi, MS
 

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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