Pilates Mats Stores Norman OK

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Cleveland Company Inc
(405) 360-5772
3160 Classen Blvd
Norman, OK
 
Ou Authentic
(405) 701-3720
798 Asp Ave
Norman, OK
 
Athletic Village The
(405) 364-5096
2437 W Main St
Norman, OK
 
Dougherty Curtis
(405) 447-7777
3909 24th Ave NW
Norman, OK
 
Al's Bicycles
(405) 364-8787
562 W Main St
Norman, OK
 
Bike One
(405) 573-7433
159 24th Ave NW
Norman, OK
 
Campus Ragz
(405) 447-7772
757 Asp Ave
Norman, OK
 
Boomer Book Co
(405) 447-2665
1337 W Lindsey St
Norman, OK
 
Academy
(405) 307-4700
2010 NW 24th Ave
Norman, OK
 
Balfour of Norman
(405) 321-6539
792 Asp Ave
Norman, OK
 

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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