Pilates Equestrian Training Glendale AZ

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Glendale, 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.

Peoria Bally Total Fitness
5720 W Peoria Ave
Glendale, AZ
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Core Dynamics Pilates
(602) 617-9810
20206 N. 32nd Place
Phoenix, AZ
 
Self + Rhythm In Motion
(480) 614-5241
9709 E. Mountain View Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Arizona Martial Arts Academy
(602) 978-2978
12230 N 51st Ave
Glendale, AZ
 
YouFit Health Clubs
(602) 283-0800
4414 West Cactus Road
Glendale, AZ
 
Linda Schmidt
(623) 810-5612
Sun City West, AZ
Specialty
Strength Building, Weight Loss, Rehabilitation, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Spin, Taichi
Schedule Type
American Council on Exercise, Certified Personal Trainer Cooper Institute, Certified as a Fitness Specialist for Older Adults Aquatic Exercise Association, Certified Aqua Instructor Arthritis Foundation, Certified Land, Aqua & Tai Chi Instructor RSVP, Certified Bone Builders Instructor Mad Dogg Spinning, Certified Spinning Instructor American Red Cross, Certified in Basic Water Safety American Heart Association, Certified in CPR/AED/First Aid
Education
BA in Recreation with emphasis in Exercise Science
General Information
56 years old (trains both men and women)

Pilates Place
(480) 236-9684
25031 N. Palomino Trail
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Moving Breath Pilates
(480) 221-6465
10438 E. Helm Drive
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Lady of America Fitness Center
(602) 863-0664
5036 W Cactus Rd
Glendale, AZ
 
Leap of Faith Perfomance
(602) 548-0460
4323 W Cactus Rd
Glendale, AZ
 
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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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