Pilates Mats Stores Lake Havasu City AZ

Local resource for Pilates mats in Lake Havasu City, AZ. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Big 5 Sporting Goods 238
(928) 854-2770
251 Lake Havasu Ave S
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Montgomery Pools
(928) 764-2223
3623 London Bridge Rd
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Beachcombers
(928) 855-0500
181 Swanson Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Jettrim
(928) 855-1919
1600 Acoma Blvd W
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Water Sport Centers
(928) 453-6212
3524 Mcculloch Blvd N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Leisure Concepts International
(928) 453-3250
790 Lake Havasu Ave N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Absolutions Fitness
(928) 854-2271
2164 Mcculloch Blvd N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
London Bridge Firearms
(928) 453-0045
1695 Mesquite Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Utility Board Shop
(928) 453-5878
641 Mcculloch Blvd N
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 
Southwestern Pool Company
(928) 855-9391
3385 Medicine Bow Dr
Lake Havasu City, AZ
 

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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