Pilates Mats Stores Wheeling WV

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Oglebay
(304) 243-4050
Wheeling, WV
 
Swans Sports Shop
(304) 242-7200
Elm Grove Crossing M
Wheeling, WV
 
Sport Your Colors
(304) 277-2777
17 Warwood Ter
Wheeling, WV
 
T-Shirt Factory
(304) 233-8337
90 River Rd Ste 5
Wheeling, WV
 
Custom Screened Sportswear
(304) 277-2430
303 Warwood Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
Hole N Run
(304) 242-1000
46 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV
 
Play It Again Sports
(304) 243-1477
115 Bridge Street Plz
Wheeling, WV
 
Outdoor Store The
(304) 233-1080
1065 Main St
Wheeling, WV
 
A & N Surplus Store
(304) 233-1080
1065 Main St
Wheeling, WV
 
Hot Rod Tattooing
(740) 633-1774
20 S 4th St
Martins Ferry, OH
 

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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