Pilates Mats Stores Binghamton NY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(607) 724-4361
347 Court Street
Binghamton, NY
Binghamton Senators Hockey Club
(607) 722-7367
1 Stuart St
Binghamton, NY
N Fryz at Bergers
(607) 722-4661
45 Washington St
Binghamton, NY
Eureka Camping Center
(607) 779-2265
625 Conklin Rd
Binghamton, NY
Hockey Shop The
(607) 724-8075
1146 Upper Front St
Binghamton, NY
Dick's Sporting Goods
(607) 797-5220
Town Square Mall
Vestal, NY
Berger's Ski & Snowboard Speci
(607) 722-4661
45 Washington St
Binghamton, NY
Chenango Point Cycles
(607) 724-7481
45 Washington St
Binghamton, NY
Aeros Cyclery & Ski Center
(607) 724-7313
640 Conklin Rd
Binghamton, NY
Zumiez Inc
(607) 729-5186
601 Harry L Dr
Johnson City, NY

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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