Pilates Mats Stores Spotsylvania VA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(540) 548-1200
Spotsylvania Mall
Fredericksburg, VA
Wilderness General Store
(540) 785-2925
9220 Plank Rd
Spotsylvania, VA
The Finish Line
(540) 786-0491
3102 Plank Rd
Fredericksbrg, VA
Pacific Sunware
(540) 548-3782
240 Spotsylvania Mall
Fredericksburg, VA
Sports Zone
(540) 710-2690
9769 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Fredericksburg, VA
Dick's Sporting Goods
(540) 834-4561
9721 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA
Gander Mountain
(540) 548-1330
3708 Plank Rd
Fredericksburg, VA
Fitness Resource
(540) 785-7720
12101 Amos Ln
Fredericksburg, VA
20 20 Fence Company Inc
(540) 786-7069
11543 Ranch Dr
Fredericksbrg, VA
Art of Fitness
(540) 785-8844
6314 Five Mile Centre Par Ste 318
Fredericksburg, VA

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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