Pilates Mats Stores Sterling Heights MI

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 577-2879
Oakland Plaza
Troy, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(248) 608-9696
Winchester Mall
Rochester Hills, MI
 
Sports Authority
(586) 791-8400
33930 Gratiot Avenue
Clinton Township, MI
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(313) 336-6626
5751 Mercury Drive
Dearborn, MI
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

American Cycle & Fitness
(586) 979-7570
2169 Metropolitan Pkwy
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 254-2653
Northpointe Plaza
Utica, MI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(586) 949-0760
50580 Waterside Drive
Chesterfield Twp, MI
 
Sports Authority
(248) 333-1330
Great Lakes Crossing, 4220 Baldwin Road
Auburn Hills, MI
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Michigan Usssa
(586) 977-8380
33600 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Kreative Accents
(586) 446-7868
34816 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights, MI
 

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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