Pilates Equestrian Training Eau Claire WI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Eau Claire, WI. 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.

Eau Claire Snap Fitness
(715) 830-9999
3445 E. Hamilton Ave.
Eau Claire, WI
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Optimum Therapies LLC
(715) 855-0408
517 E. Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI
 
American Tae Kwon DO and Fitness
(715) 552-2777
800 Wisconsin St
Eau Claire, WI
 
Luther Midelfort Mayo Health System
(715) 838-1955
1221 Whipple St
Eau Claire, WI
 
Patwell Enterprises
(715) 830-7490
1812 Brackett Ave
Eau Claire, WI
 
Chippewa Falls Snap Fitness
(715) 723-0602
475 Chippewa Mall Drive #305
Chippewa Falls, WI
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Anytime Fitness Eau Claire, WI
(715) 831-6400
329 Water St
Eau Claire, WI
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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Midelfort Clinic Mayo Health System
(715) 838-6594
1400 Bellinger St
Eau Claire, WI
 
Eau Claire Curling Club
(715) 834-4898
5530 Fairview Dr
Eau Claire, WI
 
Optimum Therapies Llc
(715) 855-0408
517 E Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI
 
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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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