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Pilates Mats Stores York PA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 751-4450
2925 Concord Road
York, PA
 
Pacific Sunware of California
(717) 840-3919
2899 Whiteford Rd Ste 1
York, PA
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(717) 840-0357
2899 Whiteford Rd Ste 1
York, PA
 
Country Club of York
(717) 843-9303
1400 Country Club Rd
York, PA
 
Stylin Strings
(717) 846-0800
1420 Mount Rose Ave
York, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 848-1696
Us-30 & Kenneth Road
York, PA
 
Shenk & Tittle Sporting Goods
(717) 757-6603
2801 Whiteford Rd
York, PA
 
Finish Line The
(717) 757-6124
2801 Whiteford Rd
York, PA
 
Lax Gear
(717) 846-0800
1420 Mount Rose Ave
York, PA
 
Flying Feet Sport Shoes
(717) 845-2833
1511 Mount Rose Ave
York, PA
 

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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