Pilates Mats Stores Eagle River AK

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Boondock Sporting Goods & Outfitters
(907) 694-2229
Eagle River Loop Rd
Eagle River, AK
 
Sports Authority
(907) 277-6787
Tikahtnu Commons, 1200 N. Muldoon Road, Suite E
Anchorage, AK
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Demo
(907) 569-3002
320 W 5th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
Annbrosia
(907) 277-0568
308 G St
Anchorage, AK
 
Alpacka Raft
(907) 929-8255
Anchorage, AK
 
Alaska Trophies & Sports Treasure
(907) 696-2228
12110 Business Blvd
Eagle River, AK
 
Ammo King
(907) 770-1750
341 Boniface Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Arctic Exploration Outfitters
(907) 279-2401
320 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
Lace Em Up
(907) 277-5223
Anchorage, AK
 
Adventure Apparel
(907) 279-0039
939 W 5th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 

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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