Pilates Equestrian Training Chattanooga TN

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Chattanooga, TN. 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.

Chattanooga Snap Fitness
I-75 and State Route 317
Chattanooga, TN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Memorial Hospital
(423) 495-4700
2525 Desales Ave
Chattanooga, TN
 
Working Off Weight
(423) 266-1133
1 Union Sq
Chattanooga, TN
 
Downtown YMCA
(423) 266-9622
301 W 6th St
Chattanooga, TN
 
Sheila M Jennings Health
(423) 634-9950
1201 Poplar St
Chattanooga, TN
 
Chattanooga Snap Fitness
(423) 855-8950
1667 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road
Ooltewah, TN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Manker Patten Tennis Club
(423) 756-9111
100 Douglas St
Chattanooga, TN
 
Core Body Training
(423) 265-2673
525 W Main St Ste C
Chattanooga, TN
 
Nutrition World
(423) 892-4085
Brainerd Vlg
Chattanooga, TN
 
James Boyds
(423) 698-0673
Rivermont Hixon Pike
Chattanooga, TN
 
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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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