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Pilates Mats Stores Butte MT

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Golf USA Butte
(406) 494-2424
3703 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Outdoorsman The
(406) 494-7700
2700 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Bugs N Bullets Sports Shop
(406) 782-6251
40 Sportsman Way
Butte, MT
 
Fran Johnson's Sports Shop
(406) 782-3322
1957 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Hardware Hank
(406) 477-6041
505 Cheyenne
Lame Deer, MT
 
Butte Country Club
(406) 494-3383
Butte, MT
 
Universal Athletic Service
(406) 494-5884
3100 Harrison Ave
Butte, MT
 
Rocky Mountain Archery
(406) 782-9400
304 E Park St
Butte, MT
 
Deep Woods Taxidermy
(406) 821-7659
191 Conner Cutoff Rd
Conner, MT
 
Kalispell Center Mall
(406) 752-0631
Kalispell, 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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