Pilates Mats Stores Meridian MS

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Heart & Sole Cycle & Fitness
(601) 693-2453
3104 23rd Ave
Meridian, MS
 
Briarwood Country Club
(601) 681-6185
Briarwood Rd
Meridian, MS
 
Hibbett Sports
(601) 483-4554
1440 Bonita Lakes Cir
Meridian, MS
 
Tony's Southern Sportsman
(601) 693-4111
1724 Front St
Meridian, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 853-4373
175 Grand View Blvd #100
Madison, MS
 
J & B Athletics
(601) 553-0932
2440 N Hills St
Meridian, MS
 
Judge Little Co Inc /Sporting Gds
(601) 483-7385
1100 24th Ave
Meridian, MS
 
Garrett's Sports Center & Archery
(601) 483-4868
3505 8th St
Meridian, MS
 
Advanced By Sterdivant
(601) 693-1542
1319 26th Ave
Meridian, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(228) 392-1607
3893 Promendade Parkway
D'Iberville, MS
 

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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