Pilates Mats Stores Spokane WA

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White Elephant Surplus Stores
(509) 328-3100
1730 N Division St
Spokane, WA
 
Clarke Stephens Golf Shop
(509) 325-5905
116 E Nora Ave
Spokane, WA
 
Brunette Sportswear & Silk Screening
(509) 534-0878
130 N Lee St
Spokane, WA
 
Best Buy Surplus
(509) 535-5375
2516 E Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA
Recycling Services
Recycling Kiosk
Ink & Toner Drop-off
We also recycle, rechargable batteries, cables, wiring, cords, game controllers

American Eagle Outfitters
(509) 489-5863
4750 N Division St
Spokane, WA
 
Spokane Athletic Supply
(509) 747-1071
307 E Sprague Ave
Spokane, WA
 
Tennis of Spokane
(509) 624-8876
428 E Pacific Ave
Spokane, WA
 
Kimmel Athletic Supply Co
(509) 326-7710
202 E Mission Ave
Spokane, WA
 
Mountain Gear
(509) 325-9000
2002 N Division St
Spokane, WA
 
Brock's Gunsmithing Inc
(509) 328-9788
2104 N Division St
Spokane, WA
 

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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