Pilates Mats Stores Nashville TN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 855-1459
2305 Gallatin Pike
Madison, TN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 778-0595
2000 Mallory Lane
Franklin, TN
 
Academy
(615) 435-8341
1915 Mallory Ln (across from Cool Springs Galleria)
Franklin, TN
 
College Crib
(615) 329-3885
PO Box 331281
Nashville, TN
 
Friedman's Inc
(615) 292-2411
2106 Blair Blvd
Nashville, TN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(615) 773-6160
401South Mt. Juliet Rd
Mt. Juliet, TN
 
Academy
(615) 855-6900
2350 Gallatin Pike North (1 mile north of Rivergate Mall)
Madison, TN
 
Cumberland Transit
(615) 321-4069
2807 W End Ave
Nashville, TN
 
Athlete'S House
(615) 298-4495
1700 Portland Ave
Nashville, TN
 
Friedman's Army Navy Store
(615) 297-3343
2101 21ST Ave S
Nashville, TN

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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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