Pilates Mats Stores Bozeman MT

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Prolite Gear
(406) 582-0508
421 W Griffin Dr
Bozeman, MT
 
Soccer Shop The
(406) 585-7171
1325 E Main St
Bozeman, MT
 
Play It Again Sports
(406) 587-7427
Oak & 19th
Bozeman, MT
 
Diamondback Golf Discount
(406) 586-7545
1629 W Main St
Bozeman, MT
 
Owenhouse Ace Hardware Bike Shop
(406) 587-5404
25 S Black Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Second Wind Sports
(406) 586-7441
15 W Olive St
Bozeman, MT
 
Helly Hansen-Bozeman
(406) 586-6503
30 W Main St
Bozeman, MT
 
Northern Lights Trading Co
(406) 586-2225
1716 W Babcock St
Bozeman, MT
 
Schwinn Shop
(406) 587-5404
25 S Black Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Mystery Ranch Backpacks
(406) 585-1428
34156 Frontage Rd Ste B
Bozeman, 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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