Pilates Equestrian Training Branson MO

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Branson, MO. 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.

Curves Branson MO
827 W. Main St., Ste. 204
Branson, MO
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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The Center Stott Pilates Studio
(417) 339-0087
116 E Price St
Branson, MO
 
Anytime Fitness
(417) 239-0078
554 Gretna Road
Branson, MO
 
Curves Branson
827 W. Main Street
Branson, MO
 
Anytime Fitness Branson, MO
(417) 239-0078
554 Gretna Rd.
Branson, MO
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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Club Roark
(417) 334-8090
405 Branson Landing Boulevard
Branson, MO
 
Professional Weight Management
(417) 348-1118
1440 State Highway 248 Ste G
Branson, MO
 
Roark Health Club
(417) 334-8090
405 N Business US Hwy 65
Branson, MO
 
Maples Training Co
(417) 239-1199
1000 Pat Nash Drive
Branson, MO
 
Tri Lakes Family YMCA
(417) 332-1909
175 Industrial Park Dr
Hollister, MO
 
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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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