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Pilates Mats Stores Salem NH

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American Eagle Outfitters
(603) 894-1945
1 Mall Rd
Salem, NH
 
Buchika's Ski & Bike Shop
(603) 893-5534
340 S Broadway
Salem, NH
 
Northcoast Health & Fitness Product
(603) 898-5100
Salem, NH
 
Automated Medical Systems
(603) 893-9784
89 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
 
Sports Collections
(603) 894-6999
99 Rockingham Park Blvd
Salem, NH
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(603) 894-5331
Mall at Rockingham P
Salem, NH
 
Lids
(603) 890-3501
99 Old Rockingham Rd
Salem, NH
 
Fitness Equipment Etc
(603) 898-3158
361 S Broadway
Salem, NH
 
Fesco
(603) 898-9946
314A S Broadway
Salem, NH
 
Olypia Sports
(603) 890-8703
Rockingham Park Blvd
Salem, 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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