Pilates Mats Stores Cleveland TN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 892-3122
Hamilton Village
Chattanooga, TN
 
Cards One
(423) 472-3161
Cleveland, TN
 
Express Athletics
(423) 728-6000
15 Broad St NW
Cleveland, TN
 
Pacific Sunwear
(423) 473-4576
200 Paul Huff Pkwy NW
Cleveland, TN
 
Fishtales
(423) 479-5881
5008 Georgetown Rd NW
Cleveland, TN
 
Coopers Hometown Sports
(423) 472-2831
201 Keith St SW Ste 19
Cleveland, TN
 
Hixon's Fashions for Men
(423) 479-4545
Bradley Square Mall
Cleveland, TN
 
Hibbett Sports
(423) 339-2060
200 Paul Huff Pkwy NW
Cleveland, TN
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(423) 476-5700
200 Paul Huff Pkwy NW
Cleveland, TN
 
Wet Dreams Sportswear
(423) 338-9290
312 Rock Dr
Benton, TN
 

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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