Pilates Mats Stores Fairbanks AK

Local resource for Pilates mats in Fairbanks, AK. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Sportsman's Warehouse
(907) 374-8800
423 Merhar Ave
Fairbanks, AK
 
Play It Again Sports
(907) 457-7427
160 Old Steese Hwy
Fairbanks, AK
 
Mountain Sports
(907) 474-4600
29 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Apocalypse Design Inc
(907) 451-7555
201 Minnie St
Fairbanks, AK
 
Sports Authority
(907) 451-6900
Sadler Center, 391 Merhar Avenue
Fairbanks, 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.

American Eagle Outfitters
(907) 452-3300
32 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Demo
(907) 455-7445
32 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Cutting Edge The
(907) 452-7477
1971 Fox Ave
Fairbanks, AK
 
Banana Board The
(907) 452-6020
29 College Rd
Fairbanks, AK
 
Shirt Stop The
(907) 456-3195
521 6th Ave
Fairbanks, 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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