Pilates Mats Stores Hot Springs National Park AR

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(501) 624-0200
1420 Higdon Ferry Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
Hot Springs Golf & Country Club
(501) 624-2661
101 Country Club Dr
Hot Springs, AR
 
University Sports Wear
(501) 520-5959
4501 Central Ave
Hot Springs, AR
 
Ouachita Outdoor Outfitters
(501) 767-1373
112 Blackhawk Ln
Hot Springs, AR
 
Locker Room Athletics
(501) 767-0066
1684 Airport Rd Ste A
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Hibbett Sports
(501) 525-1883
425 Cornerstone Blvd
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Oaklawn Sportswear
(501) 624-2181
404 Central Ave
Hot Springs, AR
 
Li Mandri's Men's Store
(501) 525-5088
3814 Central Ave
Hot Springs, AR
 
Stadium The
(501) 525-4647
4832 Central Ave
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Steve and Barry's University Spor
(501) 525-1534
4501 Central Ave
Hot Springs National, AR
 

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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