Pilates Mats Stores Lawton OK

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Hibbett Sporting Goods
(580) 354-9285
200 SW C Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Bill's Scoreboard
(580) 357-2841
1010 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Dancewear Etc
(580) 353-5737
1603 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Sexton's Sport Center
(580) 588-9353
Highway 62 S
Apache, OK
 
Champ's Sports
(580) 355-5805
200 Sw C Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Champ's Sports
(580) 355-5805
Central Mall
Lawton, OK
 
Terry's Bicycles
(580) 357-7580
2102 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 
Spirit Etc
(580) 357-4646
3130 NW Cache Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Cache Creek Fly Shop
(580) 353-1724
1004 Sw C Ave
Lawton, OK
 
Dancewear Etc
(580) 353-5737
1603 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK
 

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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