Pilates Mats Stores Fayetteville AR

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Uncle Sam's Safari Outfitters
(479) 442-0990
1494 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Finish Line The
(479) 571-0284
4201 N Shiloh Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Best Sports Inc
(479) 443-5646
1398 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
White River Angler
(479) 442-2193
577 E Millsap Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Pro Image 391
(479) 251-7040
4201 N Shiloh Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Champs Sports
(479) 443-2940
4201 N Shiloh Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
More Service Co The
(479) 443-0820
1360 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Southtown Sporting Goods
(479) 443-7148
4602 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Golf USA
(479) 443-0733
3931 N Shiloh Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Your Total Fitness Shop
(479) 521-3481
2418 N Gregg Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 

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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