Pilates Mats Stores Chula Vista CA

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Big 5 Sporting Goods
(619) 427-6900
364 E H St
Chula Vista, CA
Soccer Post
(619) 591-7050
509 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA
Play It Again Sports
(619) 216-9687
748 Otay Lakes Rd
Chula Vista, CA
Anchor Blue
(619) 585-3337
555 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA
Sports Authority
(619) 476-7234
Terra Nova Plaza, 390 E. H Street
Chula Vista, CA
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

(619) 425-9773
555 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA
Soccer Crazy & More
(619) 691-6970
713 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA
(619) 426-2104
555 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA
Soccercrazy & More
(619) 691-6970
Chula Vista, CA
Pacific Sunwear
(619) 409-7125
555 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA

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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