Pilates Mats Stores Medford OR

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Ballers Haven Sports Inc
(541) 608-0200
231 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
 
The Wild Seahorse
(541) 772-7946
1390 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(541) 858-1685
65 E Stewart Ave
Medford, OR
 
Cascade Athletic Supply
(541) 772-7594
2930 Biddle Rd
Medford, OR
 
Dewclaw Archery Supplies
(541) 772-1896
2722 W Main St
Medford, OR
 
Sports Authority The
(541) 282-5736
1600 N Riverside Ave
Medford, OR
 
Good Guys Guns
(541) 858-0335
259 E Barnett Rd Ste G
Medford, OR
 
Direct Kick Soccer Shop
(541) 770-4577
1093 Medford Ctr
Medford, OR
 
Southern Oregon Ice Arena Llc
(541) 770-1177
1349 Center Dr
Medford, OR
 
All American Sports Fan
(541) 732-0960
1600 N Riverside Ave
Medford, OR
 

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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