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Pilates Mats Stores Cary NC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 851-7721
Cary Crossroads Plaza
Cary, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 792-9090
Triangle Town Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 662-4177
White Oak Crossing Strip Mall
Garner, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 493-9884
New Hope Commons
Durham, NC
 
Superior Fitness Systems
(919) 233-9911
434 Crossroads Blvd
Cary, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 367-0194
1531 Beaver Creek Commons Dr
Apex, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 806-5153
Brier Creek Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 266-7876
220 Hinton Oaks Blvd
Knightdale, NC
 
Lids
(919) 319-9328
1105 Walnut St
Cary, NC
 
Gap The
(919) 467-9668
1105 Walnut St
Cary, NC
 

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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