Pilates Mats Stores Joplin MO

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Brandon's Gun Trading Co
(417) 623-8787
321 E 20th St
Joplin, MO
 
Dance World
(417) 782-3448
1203 E 20th St
Joplin, MO
 
Play It Again Sports
(417) 626-7529
2640 E 32nd St
Joplin, MO
 
Southtown Sporting Goods
(417) 624-4087
3030 S Main St
Joplin, MO
 
Champs Sports
(417) 782-9494
101 N Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(417) 621-6000
1717 S Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO
 
Race Place The
(417) 781-7568
1629 S Main St
Joplin, MO
 
Academy
(417) 621-6000
1717 Range Line Road
Joplin, MO
 
Famous Footwear
(417) 623-6624
101 Ranze Line
Joplin, MO
 
Roller Shoes
(417) 627-9737
101 Ranze Line
Joplin, MO
 

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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