Pilates Equestrian Training Colorado Springs CO

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Colorado Springs, CO. 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.

North Academy Bally Total Fitness
5620 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Falcon Snap Fitness
(719) 622-6601
7360 McLaughlin Rd
Peyton, CO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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U S Taekwondo Center
(719) 574-8782
1316 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Heathers Bootcamp
(719) 237-0043
2361 N Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
King Evelyn Personal Fitness Trainer
(719) 577-4688
1423 Tweed St
Colorado Springs, CO
 
South Academy II Bally Total Fitness
1801 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Steam Room, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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American Black Association
(719) 475-1127
2304 E Bijou St
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
2224 E Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO

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Chinese Shao Lin Center
(719) 520-1522
908 N Circle Dr Ste C
Colorado Springs, CO
 
U S Judo Assoc
(719) 633-7750
21 N Union Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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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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