Pilates Mats Stores Richmond KY

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Outback Sports
(727) 819-8708
2780 Tates Creek Rd
Richmond, KY

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Strangers Skateboard Shop
(859) 608-6048
28 North Main Street
Winchester, KY
 
Hibbett Sports
(859) 745-7717
252 Redwing Dr
Winchester, KY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 499-9029
Stoneybrook Southe Shopping Center
Louisville, KY
 
Nelson's Tents
(859) 635-2988
5720 Alexandria Pike
Cold Springs, KY

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Bacon creek kennel
(859) 200-2864
95 Charlie Norris rd
Richmond, KY
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All Star Sporting Goods
(859) 744-9666
845 Bypass Rd
Winchester, KY

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Phillip Gall'S Outdoor & Ski
(859) 266-0469
1555 E. New Circle Rd.
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 264-8800
Hamburg Pavilion
Lexington, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
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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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