Pilates Equestrian Training Bowling Green KY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Bowling Green, KY. 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.

Forche Kathy DC
(270) 746-9400
1649 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Bowling Green Fitness-Women
(270) 783-9005
1751 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Ladies Workout Express
(270) 782-0500
1945 Scottsville Rd # 150
Bowling Green, KY
 
Gold's Gym
(270) 793-9591
1060 Pedigo Way
Bowling Green, KY
 
Curves Bowling Green KY
2800 Scottsville Rd., Ste. 106
Bowling Green, KY
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Magna Chiropractic and Fitness
(270) 746-9400
1649 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
Jazzercise Bowling Green Fitness Center
(270) 779-3270
2522 Scottsville Rd.
Bowling Green, KY
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Curves Bowling Green
2800 Scottsville Road
Bowling Green, KY
 
Women In Motion East West
(270) 783-0720
6045 Scottsville Rd # B
Bowling Green, KY
 
Paradigm Medical Rehab DC
(270) 746-9400
1649 Scottsville Rd
Bowling Green, KY
 
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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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