Pilates Mats Stores Wasilla AK

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Windy Corner
(907) 373-6117
990 E Westpoint Dr
Wasilla, AK
 
Fletchers Archery
(907) 373-7770
540 W Hjellen Dr
Wasilla, AK
 
Chimo Guns
(907) 376-5261
505 E Herning Ave
Wasilla, AK
 
Primal Martial Arts
(907) 357-5588
281 E Park Ave
Wasilla, AK
 
Alaska Bicycle Center
(907) 373-2453
431 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Action Pro-Shop
(907) 357-4625
1001 S Mack Dr
Wasilla, AK
 
Grouse Ridge Shooting Grounds
(907) 376-2483
Wasilla, AK
 
Sports Authority
(907) 373-9889
Cottonwood Creek Place, 1841 E. George Parks Highway
Wasilla, AK
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Outdoors & More
(907) 376-1496
455 W Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Play It Again Sports
(907) 376-8046
1461 S Seward Meridian Pkwy Ste A
Wasilla, AK
 

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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