Pilates Mats Stores Sparks NV

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J & R Bowling Services
(775) 351-1790
670 Greenbrae Dr
Sparks, NV
 
Sportif
(775) 353-3434
1415 Greg St Ste 101
Sparks, NV
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(775) 331-1211
558 N McCarran Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
Deportes Colima
(775) 313-0426
2975 El Rancho Dr Ste 111
Sparks, NV
 
Rocksport Indoor Climbing Center
(775) 352-7673
1901 Silverada Blvd
Reno, NV
 
Sfc USA Inc
(775) 327-4744
50 Freeport Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
Gilly Fishing Store The
(775) 358-6113
1111 Rock Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
House of Arrows Archery Shop
(775) 356-6614
1121 Rock Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
World Gym
(775) 352-8663
1575 E Lincoln Way
Sparks, NV
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(775) 825-3440
5275 Meadowood Mall Cir
Reno, NV
 

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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