Pilates Mats Stores Warwick RI

Local resource for Pilates mats in Warwick, RI. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates mats, Pilates supplies, Pilates balls, as well as information on local Pilates lessons, and content on Pilates.

Gym Source
(401) 738-9393
120 Lambert Lind Hwy
Warwick, RI
 
Sandy Lane Sports
(401) 737-0037
12 Whitford St
Warwick, RI
 
Ice Skaters Edge
(401) 732-5252
997 Sandy Ln
Warwick, RI
 
A L C Sports
(401) 737-3889
400 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
 
Gymco Ltd
(401) 615-2783
1160 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
 
D and L Shooting Supplies
(401) 738-1889
8 Nausauket Rd
Warwick, RI
 
First Place Sports
(401) 823-8780
650 Bald Hill Rd Ste 238
Warwick, RI
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(401) 826-3330
1276 Bald Hill Road, (Route 2)
Warwick, RI
Hours
10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

American Eagle Outfitters
(401) 921-1330
400 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
 
Bennett Embroidery
(401) 921-0949
71 Dewey Ave
Warwick, RI
 

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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