Pilates Mats Stores Lowell MA

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Surfside Pool Co
(978) 250-0106
7 Summer St
Chelmsford, MA
 
Center Sports
(978) 256-5343
11 Cushing Pl
Chelmsford, MA
 
Famous Footwear
(978) 250-4033
265 Chelmsford St
Chelmsford, MA
 
Multiplex Sports
(978) 649-7749
18 Progress Ave
Tyngsboro, MA
 
Sports Specials II
(978) 851-9039
361 Main St
Tewksbury, MA
 
Sportman's Locker
(978) 256-7195
10 McIntosh Rd
Chelmsford, MA
 
Patterson's Sports Annex
(978) 459-7300
23 Drum Hill Rd
Chelmsford, MA
 
Vesper Country Club
(978) 459-3070
185 Pawtucket Blvd
Tyngsboro, MA
 
Skate-3 Pro Shop
(978) 649-7736
350 Middlesex Rd
Tyngsboro, MA
 
Collectors Firearms & Militaria
(603) 635-9699
122 Bridge St
Pelham, NH
 

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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