Pilates Mats Stores Newark DE

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Champ's Sports
(302) 738-7305
Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Leisure Fitness
(302) 731-9941
1908 Kirkwood Hwy
Newark, DE
 
Golf Galaxy
(302) 338-9005
1295 Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE
 
Gore Outdoor
(302) 454-7555
424 Suburban Dr
Newark, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Lids
(302) 737-6255
Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
 
Fischer-Gross Sports
(302) 738-4054
Newark, DE
 
Touchline Sports Inc
(302) 368-7800
Astro Shopping Ctr
Newark, DE
 
Pro Shop at the Pond Ice Arena The
(302) 266-9840
101 John Campbell Rd
Newark, DE
 

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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