Pilates Mats Stores Sierra Vista AZ

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Outdoor Obsessions Pro Shop
(520) 459-8095
164 E Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Outdoor Obsessions PRO Shop
(520) 459-8095
430 N 7th St
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(520) 459-1801
135 S Highway 92
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Play It Again Sports
(520) 459-4009
370 E Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 334-8366
Arrowhead Town Center
Glendale, AZ
 
Hibbett Sports # 776
(520) 459-8698
2200 El Mercado Loop
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Sun 'N Spokes
(520) 458-0685
156 E Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Trail Boss Outfitters
(520) 515-0048
124 W Fry Blvd
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Patio Pools of Sierra Vista
(520) 458-9291
4711 S Highway 92
Sierra Vista, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(520) 742-0792
11935 N. Oracle Road
Oro Valley, AZ
 

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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