Pilates Mats Stores Fall River MA

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Mi Comunidad Record Shop
(508) 675-2525
418 S Main St
Fall River, MA
(508) 646-1213
229 S Main St
Fall River, MA
Fashion Bug
(508) 675-0385
Wm S Canning Blvd
Fall River, MA
Fall River Country Club
(508) 677-9828
4232 N Main St
Fall River, MA
American Eagle Outfitters
(508) 676-7644
262 Swansea Mall Dr
Swansea, MA
Bucko Bros Sport Goods
(508) 674-6006
462 2nd St
Fall River, MA
Olympia Sports
(508) 676-5371
510 Ridge St
Fall River, MA
J & B Hockey & Sporting Goods
(508) 675-5556
162 President Ave
Fall River, MA
Athletic Shoe The
(508) 674-6070
Fall River, MA
Olympia Sport Center
(508) 676-8393
Swansea Mall
Swansea, MA

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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