Pilates Mats Stores Huntsville AL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 922-9912
West Side Shopping Center
Huntsville, AL
 
Tescyn Pump
(256) 864-8497
4950 Gilmer Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
Sports Authority
(256) 327-8640
Bridge Street Town Centre, 6890 Governors West
Huntsville, AL
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

James E Watson and Company
(877) 871-7677
Huntsville, AL
 
Petes Soccer Shop
(256) 881-3924
8408 Whitesburg Dr S Ste A
Huntsville, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 881-3212
2718 Carl T Jones
Huntsville, AL
 
Off The Wall Screen Printing
(256) 837-5570
4408 Evangel Cir Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
Game Day Athletics
(256) 489-1999
1892 Jeff Rd Nw
Huntsville, AL
 
Hibbett Sports
(256) 890-9187
Huntsville, AL
 
Hibbitt Sports
(256) 830-5672
5901 University Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL
 

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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