Pilates Mats Stores Scranton PA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 963-1550
Dickson City Crossings
Dickson City, PA
Gander Mountain
(570) 347-9077
955 Viewmont Dr
Dickson City, PA
Uniforms for All Sports Inc
(570) 457-7977
520 S Main St
Old Forge, PA
Lonesome Road Archery
(570) 562-0301
403 S Main St
Taylor, PA
Campus Sportswear
(570) 558-1925
Viewmont Mall
Dickson City, PA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 823-8288
Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes-Barre, PA
(570) 343-0471
300 Lackawanna Ave
Scranton, PA
Cedar Bicycle
(570) 383-3991
99 Main St
Dickson City, PA
Caddy Shack Golf Center
(570) 342-9200
1329 Wyoming Ave
Scranton, PA
American Eagle Outfitters
(570) 346-1788
RR 6
Scranton, PA

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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