Pilates Mats Stores Winston Salem NC

Local resource for Pilates mats in Winston Salem, NC. 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.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 659-3557
164 Hanes Mall Circle
Winston Salem, NC
 
Superior Fitness Systems
(336) 760-8600
Winston Salem, NC
 
Pauls Schwinn Cycling & Fitness Inc
(336) 286-8006
2405 Buchanan St
Winston Salem, NC
 
Casa De Deportes Mundo Soccer Sport
(336) 777-0017
2817 New Walkertown Rd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Blade Runners Archery
(336) 788-9112
4254 Ebert Rd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Rainbow Factory Direct
(336) 768-1005
Winston Salem, NC
 
Paul's Cycling & Fitness
(336) 777-1002
2405 Buchanan St
Winston Salem, NC
 
Bocock Sports
(336) 761-0885
501 Deacon Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Hibbett Sports
(336) 377-2208
412 E Hanes Mill Rd
Winston Salem, NC
 
Sports Authority
(336) 774-8490
Stone's Throw Plaza, 1935 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

One Class, Three Levels: How to Make Your Mat Class Work for Large Groups

html .fb_share_link { padding:2px 0 0 20px; height:16px; background:url(http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/images/share/facebook_share_icon.gif?0:26981) no-repeat top left; }  
Post to MySpace!
  StumbleUpon Toolbar     Bookmark to Digg   Bookmark to Yahoo   Bookmark to Google

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Pilates-Pro.com