Pilates Mats Stores North Charleston SC

Local resource for Pilates mats in North Charleston, SC. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 873-4065
355 Azalea Square Blvd.
Summerville, SC
Ruby's Sports
(843) 225-4468
5619 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC
Sports Authority
(843) 863-9299
North Rivers Market, 7800 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Old Navy
(843) 553-8976
7620 Rivers Ave Ste 210
North Charleston, SC
Tucker Billiard Supply & Mfg
(843) 767-0700
3387 Ashley Phosphate Rd
North Charleston, SC
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 573-0891
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
Sports Authority The
(843) 863-9299
7800 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC
Finish Line
(843) 818-1220
2150 Northwoods Blvd Unit C8
North Charleston, SC
Pacific Sunwear
(843) 863-9536
2150 Northwoods Blvd
North Charleston, SC
Air Conditioned Kitchenettes
(843) 767-0700
3387 Ashley Phosphate Rd
North Charleston, 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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