Pilates Mats Stores Concord NC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 262-7373
6080 Bayfield Parkway
Concord, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 896-6244
Birkdale Village
Huntersville, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 662-9066
590 J River Highway
Mooresville, NC
 
Elite Impressions Inc
(704) 782-7917
323 Corban Ave SW
Concord, NC
 
Pacific Sunwear
(704) 262-7967
1480 Concord Pkwy N Ste 185
Concord, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 295-4411
University Mall
University, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 598-2577
Northlake Mall
Charlotte, NC
 
Hibbett Sports
(704) 788-2679
1480 Concord Pkwy N
Concord, NC
 
American Eagle Outfitters Inc
(704) 782-2537
1480 Concord Pkwy N Ste 113
Concord, NC
 
Phidippides Sports Center
(704) 786-3312
1480 Concord Pkwy N Ste 55
Concord, NC
 

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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