Pilates Mats Stores Harrisburg PA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 652-3174
Colonial Commons Shopping Center
Harrisburg, PA
Pacific Sun Wear Inc
(717) 545-8087
Colonial Park Mall
Harrisburg, PA
Plum The
(717) 232-9251
210 Walnut St
Harrisburg, PA
Broad Street Army & Navy Store Inc
(717) 234-4948
1316 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA
Michael Boyd Llc
(717) 213-0344
5 N 3rd St
Harrisburg, PA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 766-8377
Hampden Commons
Mechanicsburg, PA
Champs Harrisburg
(717) 564-4921
E Mall
Harrisburg, PA
American Eagle Outfitter
(717) 540-0400
Colonia Park Mall
Harrisburg, PA
KOA Sportswear
(717) 238-3494
Uptown Plz
Harrisburg, PA
Sports Ltd
(717) 564-1298
1039 Melrose St
Harrisburg, PA

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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