Pilates Mats Stores Brooklyn NY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(718) 982-7260
Shops on Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 621-8400
Woodbridge Center
Woodbridge, NJ
 
Mony Fashion
(718) 622-5032
1260 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Modell's
(718) 399-6700
140 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Royal Sneakers & Photo
(718) 230-3446
1347 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(516) 247-6400
Roosevelt Field Mall
Garden City, NY
 
High Energy of USA Corp
(212) 563-4949
350 5th Ave
New York, NY
 
Apparatus
(718) 398-6155
681 Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Union Sneaker King
(718) 953-4696
298 Utica Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Somerset Sportswear Inc
(212) 244-0021
350 5th Ave Ste 1828
New York, 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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