Pilates Equestrian Training Goodyear AZ

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Goodyear, 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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Pebblecreek Golf Resort
(623) 547-1800
3639 Clubhouse Dr
Goodyear, AZ
 
CrossFit Fury
(623) 932-4338
600 N Bullard Ave Suite 5
Goodyear, AZ
 
Powerhouse Gym goodyear
(623) 882-3700
255 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
 
La Fitness Goodyear
(480) 422-6088
1382 South Cotton Lane
Goodyear, 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)

Palm Valley Golf Club Maintenance
(623) 935-3100
13260 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ
 
Palm Valley Golf Club
(623) 536-1115
14154 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear, AZ
 
Life Time Fitness - Goodyear-Palm Valley
(623) 536-9595
14540 West McDowell Road
Goodyear, AZ
 
Slender Lady Of Avondale
(623) 772-6772
10555 W Indian School Rd
Avondale, 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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