Pilates Equestrian Training Casa Grande AZ

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Casa Grande, AZ. 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.

Casa Grande Snap Fitness
(520) 423-0123
973 E. Cottonwood Lane
Casa Grande, AZ
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Circuit Werx
(520) 421-2318
422 N Florence St
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Jerman Richard L Pt
(520) 836-0613
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Fitness For Women
(520) 836-0554
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Tri Valley Fitness Inc
(520) 466-5277
10601 W Battaglia Dr
Arizona City, AZ
 
Casa Grande Fitness and Racquet Club
(520) 836-0613
2080 N Trekell Rd
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Snap Fitness
(520) 423-0123
973 E. Cottonwood Lane
Casa Grande, AZ
 
Jazzercise Casa Grande Snap Club
(520) 423-0123
973 E. Cottonwood Ln.
Casa Grande, AZ
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Curves
(520) 466-6660
13350 Sunland Gin Rd A2
Arizona City, AZ

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Curves Arizona City/Eloy AZ
13350 S. Sunland Gin Road, #A2
Arizona City, AZ
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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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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