Pilates Equestrian Training Clarksburg WV

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Clarksburg, WV. 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 Clarksburg
1201 S. Chestnut St.
CLARKSBURG, WV
 
Anytime Fitness
(304) 933-3192
1198 West Main Street
Bridgeport, WV
 
WV Fitness 24
(304) 842-9117
102 Thompson Drive
Bridgeport, WV
 
Curves For Women
(304) 367-8900
1228 Country Club Rd
Fairmont, WV
 
Spadafore's Gym
(304) 363-9000
503 Virginia Ave
Fairmont, WV
 
Curves Clarksburg WV
1201 S. Chestnut St., Ste. C
CLARKSBURG, WV
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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Anytime Fitness Bridgeport, WV
(304) 933-3192
1198 West Main Street
Bridgeport, WV
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Bridgeport WV
105 Steele Street
Bridgeport, WV
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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Cross Fit Intense
(304) 380-4792
14 Moran Cir
Fairmont, WV
 
Curves Fairmont
1228 Country Club Road
Fairmont, WV
 
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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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