Pilates Mats Stores Tupelo MS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(662) 844-5799
The Mall at Barnes Crossing
Tupelo, MS
 
Morgan Fitness
(662) 566-4388
1112 Bickerstaff St
Tupelo, MS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(662) 844-5799
The Mall at Barnes Crossing
Tupelo, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 264-6648
Turtle Creek Mall
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Academy
(601) 572-3660
1187 E County Line Rd (in Purple Creek Plaza)
Jackson, MS
 
Hunter's Haven
(662) 841-0422
3902 Westgate Dr
Tupelo, MS

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 992-2341
720 Mackenzie Lane
Flowood, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(228) 392-1607
3893 Promendade Parkway
D'Iberville, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 853-4373
175 Grand View Blvd #100
Madison, MS
 
Integrity Sports Shack
(228) 539-5933
17749 16th St
Gulfport, MS
 
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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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