Pilates Mats Stores Concord NH

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Olympia Sports
(603) 228-4695
Steeplegate Mall
Concord, NH
 
Soccer Stadium Inc
(603) 225-8700
67 S Main St
Concord, NH
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(603) 224-8781
42 Fort Eddy Rd
Concord, NH
 
Goodale's Bike Shop Inc
(603) 225-5111
19 Triangle Park Dr
Concord, NH
 
Everett Sports Center
(603) 224-6921
276 N State St
Concord, NH
 
Pacific Sunwear
(603) 223-0858
270 Loudon Rd Unit 1252
Concord, NH
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(603) 228-9264
270 Loudon Rd
Concord, NH
 
W S Hunter & Co
(603) 228-0880
113 Storrs St
Concord, NH
 
S & W Sports
(603) 228-2496
237 S Main St
Concord, NH
 
Precision Fitness Equipment
(603) 753-9212
8 Millstream Ln
Penacook, NH
 

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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