Pilates Mats Stores Great Falls MT

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Zahara Valley Golf Club
(406) 453-4471
240 Sunflower Ln
Great Falls, MT
 
Meadow Lark Country Club
(406) 454-3553
300 Country Club Blvd
Great Falls, MT
 
Montana River Outfitters
(406) 761-1677
923 10th Ave N
Great Falls, MT
 
A To Z Scuba
(406) 268-0773
5315 2nd Ave N
Great Falls, MT
 
Universal Athletic Service
(406) 761-2381
903 13th Ave S
Great Falls, MT
 
Diamondback Golf
(406) 727-8613
1714 3rd St NW
Great Falls, MT
 
Big Bear Sport Center
(406) 761-6400
121 Northwest Byp
Great Falls, MT
 
Scheels
(406) 453-7666
Great Falls, MT
 
Champs
(406) 771-7177
1200 10th Ave S Ste 11
Great Falls, MT
 
Skiers Edge Pro Shop
(406) 727-3955
1510 9th St S
Great Falls, MT
 

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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