Pilates Mats Stores Rutland VT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 773-2710
Green Mountain Plaza
Rutland, VT
 
Rutland Country Club
(802) 773-3254
275 Grove St
Rutland, VT
 
Base Camp Outfitters
(802) 775-0166
2363 Route 4 Killington
Rutland, VT
 
C B Sports
(802) 775-9989
219 Woodstock Ave
Rutland, VT
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(802) 773-5601
825 US Route 7 S
Rutland, VT
 
Bodygears
(802) 775-2747
112 Woodstock Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Replay Sports
(802) 773-7445
361 Route 7-Rutl S
Rutland, VT
 
Olympia Sports Ctr
(802) 773-0225
Route 7-Rutl S
Rutland, VT
 
The Other Sports Store
(802) 773-5133
100A N Main St
Rutland, VT
 
Pacific Sunwear
(802) 747-4900
825 US Route 7 S
Rutland, VT
 

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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