Pilates Mats Stores West Fargo ND

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Valley Sporting Goods
(701) 281-2818
1122 Prairie Pkwy
West Fargo, ND
 
Wrestling Apparel
(701) 356-5507
135 21st St Nw
West Fargo, ND
 
Scheels
(701) 282-4652
W Acres Shopping Ctr
Fargo, ND
 
Push Pedal Pull
(701) 235-6125
3211 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Kostka Sporting Goods
(701) 293-7193
405 7th St S
Fargo, ND
 
Bobs Trolling Motor Service
(701) 306-5692
1515 Baywood Dr
West Fargo, ND
 
The Outdoorsman
(701) 282-0131
Village West Shopping Ctr
Fargo, ND
 
Gameday Athletic Sales
(701) 365-8005
3301 Fiechtner Dr S
Fargo, ND
 
Scheels - West Acres / Fargo
(701) 282-4652
3902 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Sportsmans Warehouse
(701) 281-7000
4901 13th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 

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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