Pilates Mats Stores Miami Beach FL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(954) 430-5873
Pembroke Crossing
Pembroke Pines, FL
Mr V's Sportswear
(305) 576-9825
2750 NW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL
Gym Source
(305) 757-6242
8452 NW 6th Ct
Miami, FL
Masferrer Rolando
(305) 864-6922
5701 Collins Ave
Miami, FL
Mad About Soccer Bayside
(305) 371-2111
401 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL
Jeans City
(305) 576-9907
2750 NW 3rd Ave Ste 22
Miami, FL
Rockers Worldwide Inc
(305) 576-5740
250 NW 23rd St Unit 403
Miami, FL
Sports Authority The
(305) 591-0622
10688 NW 12th Ave
Miami, FL
Trotter Treadmills
(305) 757-6242
8452 NW 6th Ct
Miami, FL
Foot Locker
(305) 754-3635
601 NW 62nd St
Miami, FL

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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