Pilates Equestrian Training Yakima WA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Yakima, WA. 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.

Yakima Cross Fit
(509) 895-0021
730 N 16th Ave # 4
Yakima, WA
 
Anytime Fitness Vancouver, WA I
(360) 450-6096
5115 NE 82nd Ave Suite 101
Vancouver, WA
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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Anytime Fitness
(509) 965-0900
5611 Summitview Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
Carol's Fitness Salons
(509) 972-7960
7200 W Nob Hill Blvd # 7
Yakima, WA
 
Anytime Fitness Yakima, WA
(509) 965-0900
5611 Summitview Ave.
Yakima, WA
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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Achieve Health & Fitness LLC
(509) 406-6030
2301 W Nob Hill Blvd
Yakima, WA
 
West Valley Fitness
(509) 453-8299
208 S 72nd Ave # 210
Yakima, WA
 
Jazzercise Yakima Harman Center
(509) 945-3691
101 N. 65th Ave.
Yakima, WA
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Curves
(800) 615-7352
5623 Summitview Ave
Yakima, WA

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Gold's Gym
(509) 574-0711
2500 Business Ln
Yakima, WA
 
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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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