Pilates Equestrian Training Columbus GA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Columbus, GA. 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.

Columbus Snap Fitness
(706) 507-3488
2525 Auburn Ave, Suite H
Columbus, GA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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M L Gameroom
(706) 324-3733
1200 Mrtn Lthr Kng Jr
Columbus, GA
 
Fitness Is The Solution Inc
(706) 221-9394
2210 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Curves Columbus GA
3740 Macon Rd., Ste. C
Columbus, GA
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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Snap Fitness
(706) 507-7627
1290 Double Churches Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Columbus Snap Fitness
(706) 507-7627
1290 Double Churches Rd
Columbus, GA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Snap Fitness
(706) 507-3488
2525 Auburn Ave
Columbus, GA
 
King Martin L Restaurant and Grill
(706) 324-3733
1200 Mrtn Lthr Kng Jr
Columbus, GA
 
Brookstone Bath and Tennis Club
(706) 327-6048
700 Rudgate Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Columbus Youth Soccer Association
(706) 561-0561
3151 Woodruff Farm Rd
Columbus, GA
 
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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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