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Pilates Mats Stores Bronx NY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(201) 261-2926
Paramus Towne Square
Paramus, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(516) 247-6400
Roosevelt Field Mall
Garden City, NY
 
Tremont Sportswear
(718) 716-6520
788 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Sports Avenue
(718) 409-7748
1939 Westchester Ave
Bronx, NY
 
M & F Clothing Store
(718) 716-2699
761 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(914) 328-3487
The Source
White Plains, NY
 
International Pursuit Corp
(718) 792-5868
1915 Westchester Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Dugout Sporting Goods
(718) 823-0266
1211 Castle Hill Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Jjs Sports Collectibles
(718) 684-6276
723 Morris Park Ave
Bronx, NY
 
Boy O Boy Sportswear Corp
(718) 561-8309
302 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, 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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