Pilates Mats Stores Corpus Christi TX

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Academy
(361) 986-7200
5001 South Padre Island Dr (at Everhart)
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(361) 986-7200
5001 S Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Fleet Feet Sports
(361) 225-3338
514 Everhart Rd
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Action Amusement
(361) 857-0067
1959 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Apollo Fitness Equipment
(361) 985-8550
1334 Airline Rd
Corpus Christi, TX
 
L Head Seafood & Bait House
(361) 882-2248
90 Coopers Aly
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Boxing Expo
(361) 334-9796
4054 Weber Rd
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Champs Sports
(361) 985-0189
5488 S Padre Island Dr Ste 1660
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Blue Haven Pools Of Corpus Christi
(361) 993-7665
5642 Williams Dr
Corpus Christi, TX
 
Soccer Etc
(361) 991-0036
1410 Crescent Dr
Corpus Christi, TX

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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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