Pilates Mats Stores Mankato MN

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Southern Archery North
(507) 625-7897
155 Chestnut St
Mankato, MN
 
Corey Seppmann Well Drilling
(507) 625-2790
53910 207th Military Rd
Mankato, MN
 
Play It Again Sports
(507) 625-2000
1813 Adams St
Mankato, MN
 
Red Bear Hunting Emporium
(507) 625-4872
1000 N River Dr
North Mankato, MN
 
Brandt Garment Lettering
(507) 345-3068
443 Belgrade Ave Ste 111
North Mankato, MN
 
Gander Mountain Company
(507) 345-3600
1940 Adams St
Mankato, MN
 
2nd Wind Exercise Equipment
(507) 344-0077
1901 E Madison Ave
Mankato, MN
 
Walts Sport Shop
(507) 625-4872
1400 E Madison Ave
Mankato, MN
 
Calendar Specialists of Minnesota LLC
(507) 947-3956
52944 Deerwood Trl
North Mankato, MN
 
Bussports
(507) 726-2722
50860 State Highway 60
Lake Crystal, MN
 

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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