Pilates Mats Stores Huntington WV

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(304) 733-9720
Route 60 Mall Road
Barboursville, WV
 
Glenn's Sporting Goods Inc
(304) 523-7766
1051 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Dan's Sport Shop Inc
(304) 523-1973
1155 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Maynard Sports Inc
(304) 525-6260
4061 5th Street Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Rugged Resources
(304) 523-4327
907 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Huntington Blizzard Pro Shop
(304) 522-1380
765 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Baseball Cards & More
(304) 522-1380
765 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Dan's Sport Shop Inc Store
(304) 523-1973
1155 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Henson's Bow Shop
(740) 867-3010
105 2nd Ave
Chesapeake, OH
 
Golf Shop
(304) 736-4142
5045 W Pea Ridge Rd
Huntington, WV
 

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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