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Pilates Mats Stores Fargo ND

Local resource for Pilates mats in Fargo, ND. 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.

Scheels - West Acres / Fargo
(701) 282-4652
3902 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Gameday Athletic Sales
(701) 365-8005
3301 Fiechtner Dr S
Fargo, ND
 
Oldenburg Fernando
(701) 232-6564
3320 Westrac Dr S
Fargo, ND
 
Scheels
(701) 282-4652
W Acres Shopping Ctr
Fargo, ND
 
The Outdoorsman
(701) 282-0131
Village West Shopping Ctr
Fargo, ND
 
Sportsmans Warehouse
(701) 281-7000
4901 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Push Pedal Pull
(701) 235-6125
3211 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Kostka Sporting Goods
(701) 293-7193
405 7th St S
Fargo, ND
 
Premium Fitness Incorporated
(701) 478-0880
114 Broadway N
Fargo, ND
 
Sportland Incorporated
(218) 236-7676
106 5th St S
Moorhead, MN
 

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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