Pilates Equestrian Training Albany NY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Albany, NY. 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.

Troy Snap Fitness
(518) 279-1700
828 Hoosick Road
Troy, NY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Sweat Shop
(518) 459-6942
818 Central Ave # 2
Albany, NY
 
Clift Richard G MD
(518) 438-4483
1375 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
 
Sweat Shop the
(518) 459-6942
818 Central Ave Ste 2
Albany, NY
 
Ben Mathew J
(518) 438-4483
1375 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
 
Clifton Park Snap Fitness
(518) 670-0050
821 Main St.
Clifton Park, NY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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New Physique Gym Tanning and Aerobics
(518) 459-4000
911 Central Ave
Albany, NY
 
Gumustop Bord MD
(518) 438-4483
1375 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
 
Albany Strength
(518) 433-1703
527 Central Avenue
Albany, NY
 
Specialists In Digestive and Liver Diseases
(518) 438-4483
1375 Washington Ave
Albany, NY
 
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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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