Pilates Mats Stores Colorado Springs CO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 638-3400
First & Main Town Center
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Busy Body Home Fitness
(719) 531-0899
1808 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Colorado Rockies Dugout Stores
(719) 574-8326
1035 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Steve and Barry's
(719) 622-1589
750 Citadel Dr E
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Play It Again Sports
(719) 574-4849
1033 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 264-1810
1710 Briar Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sports Authority The
(719) 574-1400
1409 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Fanzz Sports Apparel
(719) 574-3114
750 Citadel Dr E
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sportsmans Warehouse
(719) 597-9200
555 N Chelton Rd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sports Authority
(719) 574-1400
Rustic Hills Shopping Mall, 1409 N. Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

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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