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Pilates Equestrian Training Barre VT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Barre, VT. 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.

Berlin Snap Fitness
(802) 476-0460
1400 US Rt. 302 Suite#3
Berlin, VT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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First In Fitness Racquet
(802) 223-6161
652 Granger Rd
Barre, VT
 
First In Fitness
(802) 223-6161
652 Granger Road
Barre, VT
 
Jazzercise Barre Fitness Center
(802) 249-7021
131 S. Main St.
Barre, VT
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Confluence
(802) 229-4131
188 River Street
Montpelier, VT
 
Body Tech
(802) 476-3973
65 Elm St
Barre, VT
 
Green Mountain Cross Fit
(802) 229-4131
654 Granger Road
Barre, VT
 
Ladies Workout Express
(802) 479-5300
100 North Main Street
Barre, VT
 
Snap Fitness
(802) 476-0460
1400 US Rt. 302 Suite#3
Berlin, VT
 
Ace Summer Hockey Inc
(802) 229-0759
411 Shady Rill Rd
Montpelier, VT
 
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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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