Pilates Mats Stores Pierre SD

Local resource for Pilates mats in Pierre, SD. 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.

Capital Sports
(605) 224-1808
361 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD
 
Ultimate Team Sales
(605) 258-2557
Onida, SD
 
Teton River Traders Gun Shop
(605) 224-1371
801 W Highway 14
Fort Pierre, SD
 
Halberstadt's Men's Clothier
(605) 361-2619
3607 W 41st St
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Rooster The
(605) 342-3867
1441 W Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Pedal & Paddle
(605) 224-8955
411 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD
 
Dunhams Sporting Goods
(605) 665-0100
2101 Broadway Ave
Yankton, SD
 
Mt Rushmore Bat Company
(605) 716-3653
3325 W Main St
Rapid City, SD
 
Stick Shack The
(605) 336-7131
301 S Garfield Ave Ste 3
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Volin's Racquet & Soccer
(605) 332-7693
1704 S Western Ave
Sioux Falls, SD
 

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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