Pilates Mats Stores Dayton OH

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 426-2955
Fairfield Commons Mall
Beavercreek, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 237-1900
8220 Old Troy Pike
Huber Heights, OH
 
Buckeye Knife Works
(937) 254-4940
1815 Brownell Rd
Dayton, OH

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CJ Enterprises
(937) 268-1169
2504 Nicholas Rd
Dayton, OH

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Cardboard Heroes
(937) 432-9475
2700 Miamisburg Centerville Rd
Dayton, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(937) 438-8100
Miamisburg Plaza
Dayton, OH
 
Tuffy Brooks
(937) 461-5570
101 S. Keowee St.
Dayton, OH
 
Champs
(937) 426-0816
2727 Fairfield Commons Blvd Spc W183
Dayton, OH
 
LJL Gun & Knife
(937) 429-1988
1148 Richfield Ctr Rd
Dayton, OH
 
Billiards Unlimited
(937) 435-1866
8935 Kingsridge Dr
Dayton, OH
 
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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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