Pilates Equestrian Training Avon Lake OH

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Avon Lake, OH. 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.

Westlake Bally Total Fitness
1255 Columbia Rd
Westlake, OH
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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BodyWave Pilates LLC
(440) 871-2475
28735 Center Ridge Rd.
Westlake, OH
 
Ohio Dance Theatre
(440) 774-6077
39 S. Mainstreet
Oberlin, OH
 
Curves Avon Lake
375 Lear Road
Avon Lake, OH
 
Spiritcare Reiki Healing and Wellness
(440) 288-8838
32730 Walker Rd Ste F3
Avon Lake, OH
 
Brook Park Bally Total Fitness
14571 Snow Rd
Brook Park, OH
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Source Energy Pilates
(440) 734-4284
6659 Wedgewood Drive
North Olmsted, OH
 
Avon Lake Competitive Edge
(440) 930-2272
33501 Lake Road
Avon Lake, OH
 
Avon Lake Competitive Edge
(440) 930-2272
33501 Lake Rd Ste A
Avon Lake, OH
 
Jeff Ellis Internatinal Karateenters
(440) 930-2530
445 Avon Belden Rd
Avon Lake, OH
 
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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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