Pilates Mats Stores Greenwich CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(914) 328-3487
The Source
White Plains, NY
 
Athlete's Foot
(203) 629-3338
73 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Athletic Attic
(203) 661-0142
17 Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Bruce Park Sporting Goods
(203) 869-1382
104 Mason St
Greenwich, CT
 
Malia Mills Swimwear
(203) 622-3137
16 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Tahiti Street
(203) 622-1878
113 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Threads & Treads
(203) 661-0142
17 Putnam Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Sportif Ltd
(203) 629-8874
41 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
Great Stuff Greenwich Inc
(203) 861-6872
321 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 
The Gap Inc
(203) 622-5190
263 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT
 

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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