Pilates Mats Stores Spartanburg SC

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(864) 595-9455
West Gate Mall
Spartanburg, SC
 
A & B Aquarium & Sports
(864) 576-4995
9117 Warren H Abernathy H
Spartanburg, SC
 
By Pass Golf Shop & Driving Range
(864) 576-7120
133 Southport Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Spartan Custom
(864) 576-4225
Highway 295 Byp
Spartanburg, SC
 
Odom Hardware & Knives
(864) 573-8857
1089 Asheville Hwy
Spartanburg, SC
 
Upstate Tailgate Inc
(864) 574-6655
205 W Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Play It Again Sports
(864) 595-9911
219 E Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Spartanburg Martial Arts
(864) 576-8273
465 E Blackstock Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 
Academy
(864) 216-8960
100 Peachwood Centre Dr.
Spartanburg, SC
 
Scuba Shop The
(864) 585-5694
333 Whitney Rd
Spartanburg, SC
 

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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