Pilates Mats Stores Meridian ID

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Aktion Zone Paintball Incorporated
(208) 887-1634
37 E Broadway Ave
Meridian, ID
 
Pump Tech
(208) 384-1321
Boise, ID
 
REI Recreational Equipment Incorporated
(208) 322-1141
8300 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
 
Big Game Inflatable Decoys
(208) 376-6090
4325 Shamrock St
Boise, ID
 
Champs
(208) 321-8472
350 N Milwaukee St
Boise, ID
 
Black Canyon Sporting Goods
(208) 365-4804
Boise, ID
 
Wide World of Golf and Tennis
(208) 322-4653
8057 W Emerald St
Boise, ID
 
Pro Image Capz
(208) 323-1746
350 N Milwaukee St
Boise, ID
 
Overhead Smash Tennis and Apparel
(208) 321-9200
8009 W Fairview Ave
Boise, ID
 
New Balance
(208) 939-7463
4572 N Eagle Rd
Boise, ID
 

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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