Pilates Mats Stores Conway AR

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Hibbett Sports
(501) 336-9541
3900 Dave Ward Dr
Conway, AR
 
Randy's Athletic Shop Inc
(501) 329-3191
2585 Donaghey Ave Ste 108
Conway, AR
 
Get Outside
(501) 764-4500
2100 Meadowlake Rd
Conway, AR
 
Arkansas Duck Hunter Inc
(501) 548-0420
505 Amity Rd
Conway, AR
 
Hibbett Sports
(501) 327-0595
201 Skyline Dr
Conway, AR
 
Conway Country Club
(501) 450-9159
555 Country Club Rd
Conway, AR
 
Arkansas F & S Outdoors
(501) 328-5205
500 Amity Rd Ste 5
Conway, AR
 
Kicks Active-Wear
(501) 327-9666
1020 Oak St
Conway, AR
 
Hunter's Choice Inc
(501) 327-2697
1120 Jims Ln
Conway, AR
 
Pier Sixty Five
(501) 329-5800
812 Merriman St
Conway, AR
 

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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