Pilates Mats Stores Myrtle Beach SC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 916-9148
Coastal Grand Mall
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Columbia Sportswear Company
(843) 903-0031
4630 Factory Stores Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
American Eagle
(843) 839-3199
2222 Coastal Grand Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
D & J Sales
(843) 238-3314
3820 S Kings Hwy
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Lids
(843) 916-2344
1319 Celebrity Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Offense Defense Sports
(843) 903-4659
309 Bush Dr
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Factory Brand Shoes
(843) 236-4941
4633 Factory Stores Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Big Dog Sportswear
(843) 916-0114
1325 Celebrity Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Champs
(843) 839-3417
2000 Coastal Grand Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Sports Fan-Attic
(843) 448-3003
1712 Coastal Grand Cir
Myrtle Beach, SC
 

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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