Pilates Equestrian Training Las Cruces NM

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Las Cruces, 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.

Las Cruces Snap Fitness
(575) 521-7627
1763 B East University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Southwest Fitness and City Dance Theatre
(505) 522-0012
1309 Foster Rd
Las Cruces, NM
 
Bridge Duplicate Center
(505) 524-3031
1214 E Madrid Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Renees Aerobic and Exercise Studio
(505) 527-1557
126 S Downtown Mall
Las Cruces, NM
 
Munson Senior Center
(505) 528-3000
975 S Mesquite St
Las Cruces, NM
 
Southwest Sport and Spine Center
(505) 521-4188
2404 S Locust St Ste 5
Las Cruces, NM
 
Southwest Health and Wellness Center
(505) 521-4188
2404 S Locust St Ste 5
Las Cruces, NM
 
Frenger Indoor Pool
(505) 523-0362
800 Parkview Dr
Las Cruces, NM
 
Club Fusion Teen Center
(505) 541-5181
101 E Union Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
City of Las Cruces Outdoor Pools
(505) 523-0362
800 Parkview Dr
Las Cruces, 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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