Pilates Mats Stores Casper WY

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Sunrise Lanes
(307) 234-9141
4000 S Poplar St
Casper, WY
 
Buffalo Creek Clothing Co
(307) 234-3333
201 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
 
Bush Wells Sporting Goods Co
(307) 235-6671
500 S Center St
Casper, WY
 
Ugly Bug Fly Shop
(307) 234-6905
240 S Center St
Casper, WY
 
Sportsman's Warehouse
(307) 233-3700
Casper, WY
 
Bi-Rite Drug
(307) 265-1914
428 S Durbin St
Casper, WY
 
Ragged Edge Sports
(307) 237-5560
4120 S Poplar St
Casper, WY
 
Wyoming Discount Golf
(307) 265-4677
327 N Durbin St
Casper, WY
 
Bush Wells Pro Skate Shop
(307) 473-1385
Casper, WY
 
Behind the Glass
(307) 265-2133
4310 S Poplar St
Casper, WY
 

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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