Pilates Equestrian Training Camp Lejeune NC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Camp Lejeune, NC. 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.

Holly Ridge Snap Fitness
(910) 329-0033
624 U. S. Highway 17 South
Holly Ridge, NC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves
(800) 615-7352
1931 Gum Branch Rd
Jacksonville, NC

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Curves Jacksonville NC
1931 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
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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Courts Plus
(910) 346-3446
104 N Marine Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
 
Curves For Women
(910) 346-3663
13 Doris Ave E
Jacksonville, NC
 
Studio Pink
(910) 750-1175
1911F Lejeune Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC
 
Gymbiz Llc
14 Doris Avenue East
Jacksonville, NC
 
Classic Allstar Cheer & Dance
(910) 346-3402
1368 Piney Green Road
Jacksonville, NC
 
Curves Jacksonville
1931 Gum Branch Road
Jacksonville, NC
 
East Carolina Beachbody FIT Club
(910) 382-9996
2861-3 Richlands Highway
Jacksonville, NC
 
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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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