Pilates Equestrian Training Charleston SC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Charleston, SC. 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.

Mt. Pleasant Snap Fitness
(843) 856-3600
1039 Hwy 41
Mt. Pleasant, SC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Charleston Squash Club
(843) 577-1099
1437 King Street
Charleston, SC
 
Planet Fitness
(843) 852-2686
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd #e772
Charleston, SC
 
Curves Charleston SC - West Ashley
1836 Ashley River Road, Ste. P
Charleston, SC
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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Omni Fitness Equip Specialists
(843) 571-5858
1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
 
CTK Fitness
(843) 552-8000
283 Dorchester Manor Blvd.
North Charleston, SC
Programs & Services
Boot Camp, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Free Weights, Medicine Balls, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines, Yoga

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Eco Fitness & Blue Turtle Yoga
(843) 723-4995
69 Wentworth St
Charleston, SC
 
Curves Charleston
1836 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC
 
V Fitness
(843) 723-3334
360 Concord St
Charleston, SC
 
St Andrews Family Fitness Plus
(843) 763-3850
1642 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
 
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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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