Pilates Equestrian Training Burlington VT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Burlington, 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.

South Burlington Snap Fitness
US Route 7 and Swift Street
South Burlington, 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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Woolen Mill Health Club
(802) 655-2399
20 W Canal St # 2
Winooski, VT
 
Young Mens Christian Assn
(802) 862-9622
266 College St
Burlington, VT
 
American Taekwondo Academy
(802) 864-7200
7 Fayette Dr
South Burlington, VT
 
Full Stride
(802) 652-9010
20 Kimball Ave
South Burlington, VT
 
Woolen Mill Health Club the
(802) 655-2399
20 W Canal St Ste 2
Winooski, VT
 
Ladies Workout Express
(802) 863-2500
1127 North Ave # 23
Burlington, VT
 
Espire
(802) 859-3636
12 Gregory Dr
South Burlington, VT
 
Out On A Limb
(802) 859-3636
12 Gregory Dr
South Burlington, VT
 
Curves For Women
(802) 863-3900
338 Dorset St
South Burlington, 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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