Pilates Equestrian Training Cheyenne WY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Cheyenne, WY. 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 Cheyenne
1637 E. Stillwater Ave.
Cheyenne, WY
 
Ross Vincent MD
(307) 632-7677
5307 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY
 
Shake It Daily
(307) 426-4001
611 E. Carlson Suite #100
Cheyenne, WY
 
Smart Sports Training Center
(307) 637-6677
5307 Yellowstone Rd
Cheyenne, WY
 
Cole Pool
(307) 632-6178
3439 Green Valley Rd
Cheyenne, WY
 
Hard Kore Fitness Center
(307) 632-2374
216 W 17th St
Cheyenne, WY
 
Cheyenne Athletic
(307) 772-3418
309 W 18th St
Cheyenne, WY
 
Quest Tae Kwon
(307) 432-9668
3412 Myers Ct
Cheyenne, WY
 
Millennium Fitness Spa
(307) 638-9278
1700 W Lincolnway
Cheyenne, WY
 
Body-By-Design
(307) 635-2118
515 E Carlson St # 102
Cheyenne, WY
 

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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