Pilates Mats Stores Greensboro NC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 856-8875
Wendover Plaza
Greensboro, NC
 
Friendly Bike
(336) 852-3972
2823 Spring Garden St Ste E
Greensboro, NC
 
Greensboro Country Club
(336) 691-5825
Greensboro, NC
 
Greensboro Orthotics and Prosthetics
(336) 274-4249
Greensboro, NC
 
Play It Again Sports
(336) 282-9910
2963 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 584-7545
Alamance West Shopping Center
Burlington, NC
 
Atlantic Spas & Billiards
(336) 852-5224
Greensboro, NC
 
Gander Mountain
(336) 852-4224
2223 Vanstory St
Greensboro, NC
 
Ski & Tennis Station
(336) 334-0040
1410 Westover Ter Ste 100C
Greensboro, NC
 
Kicks & Stixx
(336) 282-9333
2403 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC
 

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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