Pilates Equestrian Training Evansville IN

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Evansville, IN. 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.

Club Fitness Zone the
(812) 425-4360
921 Main St
Evansville, IN
 
YMCA
(812) 423-9622
222 NW 6th St
Evansville, IN
 
Bob's Gym & Fitness Center
(812) 402-4775
8700 North Kentucky Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
Deaconess Hospital
(812) 450-6026
600 Mary St
Evansville, IN
 
YMCA of Southwestern Indiana
(812) 423-9622
222 NW 6th St
Evansville, IN
 
Elite Fitness Center
(812) 868-8650
9515 Seib Rd
Evansville, IN
 
Young Mens Christian Assn
(812) 423-9622
222 NW 6th St
Evansville, IN
 
Club Fitness Zone
(812) 425-4360
921 Main St
Evansville, IN
 
Dr Joes Revolution
(812) 484-0102
915 Main St
Evansville, IN
 
Advantage Court & Fitness
(812) 424-7400
600 Walnut St
Evansville, IN
 

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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