Pilates Mats Stores Grand Forks ND

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The Golf Center
(701) 775-0010
2800 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
 
Home of Economy
(701) 795-3550
Grand Forks, ND
 
Gateway Sports Inc
(701) 746-6893
2310 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 
Hockey World
(701) 775-9752
1004 S Washington St.
Grand Forks, ND
 
Ski & Bike Shop
(701) 772-5567
1711 S. Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Gerrells Sports Center
(701) 775-0553
1004 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Hockey World
(701) 775-9752
1004 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Fitness Doc
(701) 795-1421
5700 Gateway Dr
Grand Forks, ND
 
Sports Zone
(701) 757-0770
2800 S Columbia Rd-Columbia Mall
Grand Forks, ND
 
Home of Economy
(701) 772-6611
1508 N Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 

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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