Pilates Equestrian Training Gallup NM

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Gallup, 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.

Fitness Center
(505) 722-7271
700 Old Zuni Rd
Gallup, NM
 
Wowies Gym
(505) 863-4858
1500 S 2nd St
Gallup, NM
 
Sanchez Academy of Karate
(505) 722-3365
600 E Coal Ave
Gallup, NM
 
Junior Warriors
(505) 722-6950
222 W Coal Ave
Gallup, NM
 
Parks and Recreation
(505) 722-7271
700 Old Zuni Rd
Gallup, NM
 
Curves Gallup
825 Metro Avenue
Gallup, NM
 
Fitness Center the
(505) 722-7271
700 Old Zuni Rd
Gallup, NM
 
Pace For Women
(505) 722-3260
1900 E Historic Hwy 66
Gallup, NM
 
Curves Gallup NM
825 Metro Avenue
Gallup, 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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Curves
(505) 726-0066
1995 State Highway 602
Gallup, 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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