Pilates Equestrian Training Ballston Spa NY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Ballston Spa, 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.

Malta Snap Fitness
Eastline Road and Route 67
Malta, 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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Gansevoort Snap Fitness
(518) 792-0039
1340 Saratoga Rd, Diamond 9 Plaza
Gansevoort, 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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Mygym Fitness Center & Aerobic
(518) 885-4222
2100 Saratoga Road
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Curves
(518) 885-1001
404 Rowland St
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Curves Milton NY
404 Rowland St.
Ballston Spa, NY
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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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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Certifiedl Fitness LLC
(518) 899-7700
7 Hemphill Place
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Kayaderosseras Fish and Game Club
(518) 885-9373
706 Rock City Rd
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Mygym Fitness Center Aerobic Studio
(518) 885-4222
2100 Saratoga Road
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Curves Milton
404 Rowland St.
Ballston Spa, 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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