Pilates Mats Stores Gulfport MS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(228) 392-1607
3893 Promendade Parkway
D'Iberville, MS
 
Hibbett Sports
(228) 822-2125
173 Hardy Court Shopping
Gulfport, MS
 
Integrity Sports Shack
(228) 539-5933
17749 16th St
Gulfport, MS
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(228) 868-2115
10630 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Hibbett Sports
(228) 466-3595
454 Highway 90 Ste G
Waveland, MS
 
Cyclist's Choice & Fitness Center
(228) 864-0072
1927 25th Ave
Gulfport, MS
 
Academy
(228) 831-5260
15130 Crossroads Pkwy (in the Crossroads Plaza)
Gulfport, MS
 
Pacific Sunwear
(228) 868-3289
10330 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Big Dog Sportswear
(228) 863-0410
10650 Factory Shop Blvd
Gulfport, MS
 
Dad'S Super Pawn
(228) 864-2602
3125 25th Ave
Gulfport, MS
 

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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