Pilates Equestrian Training Alamogordo NM

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Alamogordo, NM. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates studios, Pilates equipment, Pilates mats as well as information on Pilates training and content on Pilates equestrian training.

Premier Fitness & Health Spa
(505) 439-1400
928 New York Ave
Alamogordo, NM
 
Aim To Protect
(505) 434-3737
209 Canal St
Alamogordo, NM
 
Curves Alamogordo NM
1701-10th Street, Suite A
Alamogordo, NM
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Anytime Fitness Alamogordo, NM
(575) 439-8100
1300 Hamilton Road
Alamogordo, NV
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Namaste Yoga
(505) 434-3951
700 1st St
Alamogordo, NM
 
David Overstreets Taekwondo Plus
(505) 439-5425
1600 10th St
Alamogordo, NM
 
Anytime Fitness
(575) 439-8100
1300 Hamilton Road
Alamogordo, NM
 
Fitness Factory the
(505) 434-0867
1713 10th St
Alamogordo, NM
 
Curves Alamogordo
1701-10th Street
Alamogordo, NM
 
Otero Path
(505) 437-2460
700 1st St Ste 771
Alamogordo, NM
 
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Pilates for Equestrians

photo by Bob GoberBy Elizabeth Hanson 

As Pilates instructors we know that restoring balance, strength and flexibility in the body will help anyone improve in their favorite sport. For equestrians of all disciplines and levels this is particularly true, as riding can be hard on the body. Until recently, riders have not given much credence to cross-training as a way to improve their performance. Fortunately, this is changing and more equestrians are realizing that if they want to get the most out of their ride, they need to spend some time off the horse improving their physical condition.

Having worked with riders for many years, I have found that the best way to get their attention is to learn how to “speak equestrian” in Pilates sessions. They want to know how each exercise will help them with their particular riding issues. If you understand what the imbalances in their bodies cause them to do incorrectly on horseback, you can make their Pilates workouts more effective, and most importantly, give them big incentive to come back. Knowing how to assess pelvic imbalances and spinal conditions and apply correctives, as I do for my equestrian clients, is a great tool for any Pilates instructor.

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