Pilates Mats Stores Fort Collins CO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(970) 461-9762
The Shops at Centerra
Loveland, CO
 
Gap The
(970) 229-0051
Foothills Fashion Ma
Fort Collins, CO
 
3D Active Wear Mac Ten Sports
(970) 232-3673
2627 Redwing Rd
Fort Collins, CO
 
Rocky Mountain Pro Golf Discount
(970) 229-9022
4223 S Mason St
Fort Collins, CO
 
Arrow Dynamics
(970) 484-4900
2536 Midpoint Dr
Fort Collins, CO
 
Sports Authority
(970) 377-9243
Front Range Village Center, 4417 Corbett Drive
Ft. Collins, CO
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, 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.

Runners Roost Ltd
(970) 224-9114
902 W Drake Rd
Fort Collins, CO
 
Proskate
(970) 204-1611
2114 Midpoint Dr
Fort Collins, CO
 
Tippmanns Paintball
(970) 204-9962
5740 S College Ave Unit C
Fort Collins, CO
 
Outpost Sunsport
(970) 225-1455
931 E Harmony Rd Unit 1
Fort Collins, CO
 

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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