Pilates Equestrian Training Monroe LA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Monroe, LA. 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 Monroe LA
1116 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA
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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Moore Health & Fitness
(318) 324-9095
2318 Ferrand Street
Monroe, LA
 
Anytime Fitness Monroe, LA
(318) 325-3930
5000 Forsythe Bypass, Suite 5
Monroe, LA
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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Curves For Women
(318) 329-3991
505 N 18th St
Monroe, LA
 
Anytime Fitness
(318) 322-4005
1130 Oliver Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Anytime Fitness Monroe, LA (Oliver Rd)
(318) 322-4005
1130 Oliver Rd
Monroe, LA
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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Knuckleheads
(318) 387-6808
1132 Oliver Road
Monroe, LA
 
Cross Fit Republic
(318) 450-0076
707 North 30th Street
Monroe, LA
 
Fitness Together Monroe
(318) 998-2348
2252 Tower Drive, Ste 104
Monroe, LA
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Moore Health & Fitness
(318) 324-9095
2318 Ferrand St
Monroe, LA
 
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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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