Pilates Mats Stores Salisbury MD

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(410) 219-1136
2300 N. Salisbury Blvd.
Salisbury, MD
Finish Line
(410) 341-0799
2300 N Salisbury Blvd Ste B115
Salisbury, MD
Salisbury Cycle & Fitness Inc
(410) 546-4747
1404 S Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury, MD
(410) 883-3468
Salisbury, MD
Chesapeake Outdoor World
(410) 742-9433
1315 S Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury, MD
Old Navy
(410) 548-1829
2645 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury, MD
Shore Sporting Goods
(410) 543-8344
1501 Court Plaza Ln
Salisbury, MD
(410) 548-5694
2300 N Salisbury Blvd Ste D103
Salisbury, MD
Gander Mountain Store 235
(410) 334-2677
2410 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury, MD
Delmarva Paintball
(443) 260-0959
1922 N Salisbury Blvd
Salisbury, MD

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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