Pilates Equestrian Training Augusta GA

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Power South Gym & Fitness Center
(706) 733-4555
1758 Gordon Hwy
Augusta, GA
 
Omni Club
(706) 481-0502
3637 Walton Way Ext
Augusta, GA
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
465 Highland Ave
Augusta, GA

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Omni Fitness West
(706) 481-0502
3637 Walton Way Ext
Augusta, GA
 
Cross Fit Downtown Augusta
(803) 292-5107
1350 Reynolds Street
Augusta, GA
 
Back On Track Fitness
(706) 726-1134
2723 Edward Drive
Augusta, GA
 
Curves For Women
(706) 729-9091
465 Highland Ave
Augusta, GA
 
Vonharin's Powerhouse Gym
(706) 733-7776
2834 Washington Rd
Augusta, GA
 
Neighborhood Health Services
818 Saint Sebastian Way # 404A
Augusta, GA
 
Back On Track Fitness
(706) 814-5671
2250 Lumpkin Road
Augusta, GA
 
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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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