Pilates Mats Stores Oklahoma City OK

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Wheeler Dealer Bicycles
(405) 947-6260
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Urban Streetwear Old Paris Flea Mark
(405) 619-9496
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
(405) 218-5200
200 Bass Pro Dr
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Budget Bicycles
(405) 946-4123
4205 NW 23rd St
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Sam's Army Surplus Store
(405) 636-1486
2409 S Agnew Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Body Works Fitness Equipment
(405) 272-9191
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Fashion Sports
(405) 524-9990
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Sports Fanatic
(405) 767-0000
1901 NW Expressway St
Oklahoma City, OK
 
H & H Gun Range
(405) 947-3888
400 S Vermont Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Sam's Best Buys
(405) 636-1486
2409 S Agnew Ave
Oklahoma City, 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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