Pilates Mats Stores Lexington KY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 264-8800
Hamburg Pavilion
Lexington, KY
Court Sports
(859) 255-5125
385 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
Dart Case
(859) 313-5246
2009 Family Cir
Lexington, KY
All American Sports
(859) 224-3487
3101 Clays Mill Rd Ste 401
Lexington, KY
Active Sports
(859) 260-1830
295 Gold Rush Rd
Lexington, KY
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 273-1642
Fayette Mall
Lexington, KY
Locker Room The Sporting Goods
(859) 276-1101
739 Lane Allen Rd
Lexington, KY
Calvin's Billiard supplies
(859) 225-0092
1170 industry rd
lexington, KY
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Classic Arms & Archery
(859) 278-8370
268 Southland Dr Ste 100
Lexington, KY
All Sports
(859) 271-0430
3401 Nicholasville Rd Ste 201
Lexington, KY

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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