Pilates Mats Stores Hillsboro OR

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 547-2904
Crossroads Shopping Center
Hillsboro, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 285-5040
1140 N. Hayden Meadow Drive
Portland, OR
 
American Eagle
(503) 533-9573
2265 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Pacific Sunwear
(503) 533-9630
2270 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Zumiez
(503) 466-2876
2275 NW Allie Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 598-3081
9402 SW Washington Sq Rd
Tigard, OR
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(503) 635-3800
Meridian Square
Lake Oswego, OR
 
Chopstix Lacrosse Llc
(503) 846-1852
1982 NE 25th Ave
Hillsboro, OR
 
Team Estrogen Inc
(503) 924-2030
21350 NW Mauzey Rd
Hillsboro, OR
 
Hanna N Ryan Inc
(503) 546-8137
5801 NW Cornelius Pass Rd
Hillsboro, OR
 

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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