Pilates Mats Stores Columbus GA

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Just Sportswear
(706) 653-6324
1112 Martin Luther King J
Columbus, GA
 
Follow-Me Golf Course
(706) 687-1940
Columbus, GA
 
Fort Benning
(706) 687-0871
Columbus, GA
 
Team Sports Supply Inc
(706) 323-6501
5381 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA
 
Game Outlet Store The
(706) 317-4163
3707 2nd Ave
Columbus, GA
 
Sports Additions
(706) 322-3665
Columbus, GA
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods 170
(706) 324-4328
Columbus, GA
 
Below the Knee Inc
(706) 322-3552
5300 Sidney Simons Blvd Ste 27
Columbus, GA
 
Shooters of Columbus
(706) 568-9313
4445 Milgen Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Hibbett Sporting Goods
(706) 576-4143
1591 Bradley Park Dr
Columbus, GA
 

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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