Pilates Mats Stores Cedar Rapids IA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(319) 743-3066
4601 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
2nd Wind Exercise Equipment Inc
(319) 393-1840
4399 1st Ave Se
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Cedar Rapids Billiards
(319) 396-8811
221 Edgewood Rd. N.W.
Cedar Rapids , IA
 
Famous Footwear
(319) 294-8614
351 Collins Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Strutting Ducks
(319) 390-6509
21 Roxbury Dr NW
Cedar Rapids, IA

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JS POWERSPORTS LLC
(319) 364-1120
823 Rockford Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Perfect Game Inc
(319) 298-2923
1203 Rockford Rd Sw Ste A
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Nevada Bob's Golf
(319) 294-3304
1961 Blairs Ferry Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Great Outdoor Traditions
(319) 364-4396
3338 Center Point Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Harry's Pro Shop
(319) 533-6471
2020 Scotty Dr Sw
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
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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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