Pilates Mats Stores Princeton WV

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Douglas Sporting Goods
(304) 425-8145
128 Brick St
Princeton, WV
 
Douglas Sporting Goods Co Inc
(304) 425-8145
Princeton, WV
 
Tmi
(304) 384-7929
Athens, WV
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(304) 323-3033
Mercer Mall
Bluefield, WV
 
Hibbett Sports
(304) 325-3898
Highway 460 Mercer M
Bluefield, WV
 
Ballistic Technology
(304) 425-8823
Princeton, WV
 
H & S Sporting Goods
(304) 487-1090
Locust
Princeton, WV
 
B & G Pro Shop & Sportsman Club
(304) 589-3330
RR 20
Bluewell, WV
 
C M Wholesale Outlet Inc
(304) 325-7707
2061 Coal Heritage Rd
Bluefield, WV
 
Pacific Sunwear
(304) 324-0301
610 Mercer Mall
Bluefield, WV
 

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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