Pilates Mats Stores Edison NJ

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 621-8400
Woodbridge Center
Woodbridge, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(718) 982-7260
Shops on Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 
Quizz Sportswear Inc
(732) 650-9000
10 Kilmer Rd
Edison, NJ
 
Parthenon Sportswear Inc
(732) 248-9440
95 Ethel Rd
Edison, NJ
 
Omni Fitness Equipment Specialists
(732) 650-0900
973 Newdurhamrd
Edison, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 651-3284
325 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(609) 419-1661
Nassau Park Pavilion
Princeton, NJ
 
Justin Allen Ltd
(732) 248-9440
95 Ethel Rd
Edison, NJ
 
Abilitees Unlimited Inc
(732) 494-1513
23 Adams St
Metuchen, NJ
 
Omni Fitness Equipment
(732) 650-0900
973 Newdurhamrd
Edison, NJ
 

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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