Pilates Mats Stores Danbury CT

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Sports Authority The
(203) 798-9520
13 Sugar Hollow Rd
Danbury, CT
 
Sports Authority
(203) 798-9520
13 Sugarhollow Road
Danbury, CT
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eddie Bauer Inc
(203) 748-7765
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 
F & J Sports Llc
(203) 798-6730
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 
Lids
(203) 791-8360
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(203) 794-1043
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 
Ridgewood Country Club Inc
(203) 748-8757
119 Franklin
Danbury, CT
 
Iovino Brothers Sporting Goods
(203) 790-5966
20 Crosby St
Danbury, CT
 
Olympia Sports
(203) 796-0765
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(203) 791-0457
7 Backus Ave
Danbury, CT
 

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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