Pilates Mats Stores Rochester MN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(507) 252-9651
4603 Maine Ave. Se
Rochester, MN
 
Northwoods Outfitters Incorporated
(888) 261-2453
1400 5th Pl Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Top Rac Pro Shop
(507) 287-9330
3100 19th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Play It Again Sports
(507) 281-1943
102 Elton Hills Dr Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Board to Death
(507) 292-5710
8 4th St Sw
Rochester, MN
 
Prairie Walls Climbing Gym
(507) 292-0511
4420 19th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
The Steinhaus and Home Team Sports
(507) 280-0132
104 17th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Gander Mountain
(507) 252-2033
3470 55th St Nw
Rochester, MN
 
Racing Heaven
(507) 529-1580
1200 12th St Sw
Rochester, MN
 
Rochester Tennis Connection
(507) 288-4851
2700 Country Club Rd Sw
Rochester, MN
 

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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