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Pilates Mats Stores Flint MI

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Sports Authority
(810) 230-8160
4095 Miller Road
Flint, MI
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Bullpen Sports
(810) 742-8820
1375 E Bristol Rd
Flint, MI
 
Kick-It-Around Sports
(810) 232-4986
3618 Fenton Rd
Flint, MI
 
B C'S Discount Pro Shop
(810) 732-5941
G3282 Miller Rd
Flint, MI
 
Dive Shop
48532-4525
G4020 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI
 
Complete Runner
(810) 233-8851
915 S Dort Hwy Ste F
Flint, MI
 
Assemacher'S Cycling Center
(810) 232-2994
1272 W Hill Rd
Flint, MI
 
Bauman'S Running & Walking Shop
(810) 238-5981
1473 W Hill Rd
Flint, MI
 
Cobb'S Bait Tackle And Pet Supply
(810) 787-7000
G5123 N Saginaw St
Flint, MI
 
Billiard Specialists
(810) 736-9463
4450 Mollwood Dr
Flint, MI
 

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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