Pilates Equestrian Training Avon Park FL

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Avon Park, FL. 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.

Anytime Fitness
(863) 784-0478
906 US 27 South
Avon Park, FL
 
Curves Avon Park FL
1011 U.S. Highway 27 S
Avon Park, FL
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves - Weight Loss Center
(863) 385-1070
901 US 27 N. #58
Sebring, FL
 
Highlands Health & Racquet Clb
(863) 382-4271
2400 S Highlands Ave
Sebring, FL
 
Curves Sebring FL
901 US Hwy 27 N, Suite 58
Sebring, FL
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves For Women
(863) 452-9963
1019 Us Highway 27 S
Avon Park, FL
 
Anytime Fitness Avon Park, FL
(863) 784-0478
906 US 27 South
Avon Park, FL
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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Curves For Women
(863) 385-1070
2816 Us 27 N
Sebring, FL
 
Busy Bodies Fitness Center
(863) 382-0505
920 Persimmon Ave
Sebring, FL
 
Busy Bodies Cross Fit
(863) 382-0505
916 Persimmon Avenue
Sebring, FL
 
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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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