Pilates Mats Stores Elizabeth NJ

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(718) 982-7260
Shops on Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 651-3284
325 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(908) 862-8700
1601 West Edgar Road
Linden, NJ
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(718) 698-8900
1801 B South Ave
Staten Island, NY
Hours
9:00AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(973) 623-1889
141 Market Street
Newark, NJ
Hours
9:30AM - 7:30PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
11:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 621-8400
Woodbridge Center
Woodbridge, NJ
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(908) 352-7130
651 Kapkowski Road, Space 220
Elizabeth, NJ
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
11:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(908) 686-1900
Route 22 West
Union, NJ
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 8:00PM SUNDAY

Jespy Tours Inc
(908) 688-1704
2518 Spruce St
Union, NJ
 
New Era Sportswear Inc
(732) 340-9000
59 E Cherry St
Rahway, 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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