Pilates Equestrian Training Corpus Christi TX

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Corpus Christi, TX. 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.

Corpus Christi Snap Fitness
(361) 906-1900
6534 Yorktown Blvd., Suite 104
Corpus Christi, TX
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Buccaneer Little League
(361) 881-9344
4235 Baldwin Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX
Pilates Training Center
(361) 884-2673
1022 Santa Fe St
Corpus Christi, TX
N Shape Fitness Studio
(361) 883-7654
2760 Santa Fe St
Corpus Christi, TX
Woodlawn Recreation Center
(361) 883-3912
842 Erwin Ave
Corpus Christi, TX
Albarado Bill DO
(361) 882-5417
2222 Morgan Ave Ste 113
Corpus Christi, TX
Baltazar Boxing Gym
(361) 887-7112
1404 S 19th St
Corpus Christi, TX
Corpus Christi Tennis Association
(361) 888-4782
1520 Shely St
Corpus Christi, TX
Weapons At Hand
(361) 857-6983
1011 Louisiana Ave
Corpus Christi, TX
Curves Corpus Christi TX - S.P.I.D.-North
520 Everhart Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX
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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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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