Our sole beneficiary is Riding for the Handicapped of Western PA (RHWPA). RHWPA is a 501-C3 non-profit organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding for children with intellectual and/or physical disabilities in the Pittsburgh area.
Approximately 75% of their riders are children living with autism but children with all disabilities are welcome. It is believed the rhythmical gait of a horse acts to move the rider's pelvis in the same rotation and side-to-side movement that occurs when walking. The horse's adjustable gait promotes riders to constantly adjust to encourage pelvic motion while improving strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, posture, and mobility. You can learn more by visiting.
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On April 6, 2019 we will be teaming up with Tribe412Fitness studio to host the 5th Spin Your Wheels fundraiser at The Aspinwall Riverfront Park, located at 285 River Ave., Aspinwall, PA 15215. We had such a great time last year at this venue so we are once again taking the fitness party outdoors where riders can choose anywhere from 1-4 hours of spin classes and/or participate in at least 8 different group fitness classes. There will be our famous, gigantic basket auction, complimentaty refreshments, food, a DJ and more! There is something for everyone: non-cyclists can choose from any of our 30-45 minute classes such as Kick It, HIIT Bootcamp, Zumba, Yoga and more!...
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JAN PAKLER | Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 10:07 a.m.
Aspinwall Riverfront Park teamed with the Sweat Shoppe to host the fourth annual Spin Your Wheels fundraiser to benefit Riding for the Handicapped of Western Pa. The group provides therapeutic horseback riding for children with intellectual or physical disabilities. The day included four hours of spin classes along with eight different fitness classes including Piyo, Zumba and yoga. There was also a sensory therapy support class called Mindful Movement for families with special needs children.
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