Pilates Mats Stores Juneau AK

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Mendenhall Center
(907) 790-3105
Juneau, AK
 
Dutdoor Headquarters
(907) 789-9785
Juneau, AK
 
Juneau Flyfishing Goods
(907) 586-3754
175 S Franklin St
Juneau, AK
 
Foggy Mountain Shop
(907) 586-6780
134 N Franklin St
Juneau, AK
 
Kodiak Coat Company
(907) 463-2625
255 Marine Way
Juneau, AK
 
Western Auto-Marine
(907) 780-4909
5165 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Archery Outfitters
(907) 789-4287
9209 Long Run Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Rayco Sales
(907) 789-4862
8371 Old Dairy Rd
Juneau, AK
 
Fisherman's Bend
(907) 789-7312
11957 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Play It Again Sports
(907) 780-7427
1731 Ralph Way Ste 103
Juneau, AK
 

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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