Pilates Mats Stores Laramie WY

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Sports Locker
(307) 742-4409
770 N 3rd St
Laramie, WY
 
Cross Country Connection
(307) 721-2851
222 S 2nd St
Laramie, WY
 
Plush Pony The
(307) 587-4677
1350 Sheridan Ave
Cody, WY
 
Wild Iris Mountain Sports
(307) 332-4541
333 Main St
Lander, WY
 
Big Horn Mountain Sports
(307) 672-6866
334 N Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
Fine Edge
(307) 745-4499
1660 N 4th St
Laramie, WY
 
Atmosphere Mountainworks
(307) 742-1191
210 S 2ND St
Laramie, WY

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Deb's Bed & Bath Boutique
(307) 686-4919
221 S Gillette Ave
Gillette, WY
 
Foot of the Rockies
(307) 778-7866
1740 Dell Range Blvd Ste D
Cheyenne, WY
 
Sports Lure
(307) 684-7682
66 S Main St
Buffalo, WY
 
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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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