Pilates Mats Stores Cambridge MA

Local resource for Pilates mats in Cambridge, MA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Red Sox Team Store
(617) 421-8686
19 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA
 
Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA
 
Boston Red Sox Souvenir Store
(617) 421-8686
19 Yawkey Way
Boston, MA
 
Brine's Sporting Goods
(617) 876-4218
29 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA
 
Rei Recreational Equipment Inc
(617) 236-0746
401 Park Dr
Boston, MA
 
Olympia Sports
(617) 354-1284
186 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Cambridge, MA
 
Concord Turnpk Bowladrome
(617) 876-5533
195 Concord Tpke
Cambridge, MA
 
City Sports Inc
(617) 782-5022
1035 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA
 
Lanes & Games
(617) 876-5533
195 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA
 

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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