Pilates Mats Stores Panama City FL

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Panama City Dive & Ski Center
(850) 215-3390
1225 Airport Rd
Panama City, FL
 
A B Fitness
(850) 636-7187
Panama City, FL
 
Rachels Dress Shop
(850) 763-8483
308 Harrison Ave
Panama City, FL
 
Pacific Sunwear of California
(850) 785-2207
2150 N Cove Blvd
Panama City, FL
 
Jett Inc
(850) 769-8553
1801 Beck Ave
Panama City, FL
 
Finish Line The
(850) 913-8009
2150 N Cove Blvd
Panama City, FL
 
C and G Sporting Goods
(850) 769-2317
137 Harrison Ave
Panama City, FL
 
Foot Locker
(850) 763-0370
2024 N Cove Blvd
Panama City, FL
 
Lids
(850) 769-8226
2194 N Cove Blvd
Panama City, FL
 
Sunset Shoes Birkenstock
(850) 785-6014
758 W 23rd St
Panama City, FL
 

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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