Pilates Equestrian Training Binghamton NY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Binghamton, 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.

Sneakers Fitness Center
(607) 723-1000
67 Robinson St
Binghamton, NY
Gaslamp Gym
(607) 761-5058
33.5 Court Street
Binghamton, NY
Broome County YMCA
(607) 772-0560
61 Susquehanna St
Binghamton, NY
Y M C A West Family
(607) 729-7849
Nautilus Fitness Center
Binghamton, NY
Ramanujan R A MD
(607) 723-1676
20-24 S Washington St
Binghamton, NY
Court Jester Athletic Club
(607) 723-2522
67 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY
F M K Karate
(607) 723-9624
782 Chenango St
Binghamton, NY
Nautilus Fitness Center
(607) 772-2052
61 Susquehanna Street
Binghamton, NY
Riverwalk Athletic Club
(607) 217-5995
225 Water Street
Binghamton, NY
Life Fitness
(607) 238-1144
42 Pennsylvania Avenue
Binghamton, NY

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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