Pilates Mats Stores Las Cruces NM

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Las Cruces Country Club-Pro Shop
(575) 526-9723
2700 N Main St
Las Cruces, NM
 
Ride On Sports
(575) 521-1686
525 S Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM
 
Hibbett Sports
(575) 532-0466
700 S Telshor Blvd Ste 1546
Las Cruces, NM
 
Dive Quest Scuba
(575) 525-3483
2005 Del Mar Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(575) 762-2867
4001 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
 
Archery Hut Supply & Repairs
(575) 522-7468
1400 E Idaho Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(575) 522-0555
3060 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Custom Cartridge Company
(575) 523-7900
3225 S Main St
Las Cruces, NM
 
A Better Billiards Service
(575) 527-4714
5225 Bataan Memorial W
Las Cruces, NM
 
Plainsman Sporting Goods
(575) 461-3087
115 W Center St
Tucumcari, NM
 

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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