Pilates Equestrian Training Grants Pass OR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Grants Pass, OR. 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.

YMCA
(541) 474-0001
1000 Redwood Ave
Grants Pass, OR
 
Curves Grants Pass OR - North
1885 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR
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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Grants Pass Family YMCA
(541) 474-0001
1000 Redwood Ave
Grants Pass, OR
 
Grants Pass Golf Club
(541) 476-2454
Office
Grants Pass, OR
 
Nitro Fit Gyms
(541) 956-0300
144 Southwest G Street
Grants Pass, OR
 
Curves Grants Pass
1885 NE 7th Street
Grants Pass, OR
 
Anytime Fitness Grants Pass, OR
(541) 479-6900
304 NE Agness Ave
Grants Pass, OR
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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Asklepia
(541) 471-6137
1480 Dutcher Creek Rd
Grants Pass, OR
 
G Street Health Club
(541) 474-9412
1960 SW G St
Grants Pass, OR
 
Jazzercise Grants Pass Redwood Avenue Grange
(541) 441-4090
1830 Redwood Ave.
Grants Pass, OR
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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