Pilates Equestrian Training Juneau AK

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Juneau, AK. 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.

Curves Juneau
9121 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
 
JRC The Alaska Club
(907) 789-2181
2841 Riverside Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Curves For Women
(907) 789-4437
9110 Mendenhall Mall Rd
Juneau, AK
 
JRC/The Alaska Club Downtown
(907) 500-7093
641 West Willoughby Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
Alaskan Serenity Massage Therapy
(907) 321-0244
Merchants Wharf, 2 Marine Way, Suite 204
Juneau, AK
Programs & Services
massage therapist, orthopedic massages, deep tissue massage, craniosacral therapy, Therapy
Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

JRC The Alaska Club
(907) 586-5773
641 W Willoughby Ave # 210
Juneau, AK
 
JRC/The Alaska Club Valley
(907) 500-7093
2841 Riverside Drive
Juneau, AK
 
Curves Juneau AK
9121 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK
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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Everybody Pilates
(907) 957-7411
8282a Garnet St
Juneau, AK
Programs & Services
Pilates

Pavitt Health & Fitness
(907) 789-5556
10004 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
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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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