Pilates Mats Stores Rochester NH

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(603) 431-8036
The Crossings at Fox Run
Portsmouth, NH
Olympia Sports
(603) 335-0991
5 Milton Rd
Rochester, NH
Jass Fitness Machine Equipment
(207) 384-8337
257 Main S
Berwick, ME
Hockey Com
(603) 749-5333
161 Portland Ave
Dover, NH
Clean Gear of New England
(603) 749-2323
110 Portland Ave
Dover, NH
Fox Ridge Outfitters
(603) 335-2999
400 N Main St
Rochester, NH
Edges Outdoor Specialty
(603) 664-2300
165 Route 9
Barrington, NH
Burning Boards Snowboard Shop
(603) 742-1019
41 1st St
Dover, NH
Olympia Sports Center
(603) 740-4620
851 Central Ave
Dover, NH
Fire on the Mountain Ski & Sport
(603) 742-1019
41 1st St
Dover, NH

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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