Pilates Mats Stores Brownsville TX

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Academy
(956) 554-6900
4305 Old Highway 77 (at McAllen Rd)
Brownsville, TX
 
El Toro Sporting Goods
(956) 542-4334
1233 E Levee St
Brownsville, TX
 
Golf Headquarters
(956) 541-2952
1505 N Expressway
Brownsville, TX
 
J P Super Sport
(956) 542-0985
1318 E Elizabeth St
Brownsville, TX
 
Fun-Out Billiards
(956) 455-1842
534 Parkland Dr
Brownsville, TX
 
Torro El Sporting Goods
(956) 541-1175
1318 E Elizabeth St
Brownsville, TX
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(956) 554-6900
4305 Old Highway 77
Brownsville, TX
 
El Toro Sporting Good
(956) 550-9763
1031 E Elizabeth St
Brownsville, TX
 
El Toro Sporting Goods
(956) 542-3156
1223 E Elizabeth St
Brownsville, TX
 
H E B Tennennis Center
(956) 428-2092
Pendleton Park
Harlingen, TX
 

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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