Pilates Equestrian Training Fallon NV

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Fallon, NV. 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.

Churchill County Swimming Pool
(775) 423-7091
333 Sheckler Rd
Fallon, NV
 
Health Quest Studios
(775) 867-3362
6787 Reno Hwy
Fallon, NV
 
Curves For Women
(775) 423-7090
2121 W Williams Ave
Fallon, NV
 
Churchill County Offices
(775) 423-7733
325 Sheckler Rd
Fallon, NV
 
United States Government
(775) 426-2252
Fallon, NV
 
Total Fitness Athletic Club
(775) 428-2639
1925 West Williams Avenue
Fallon, NV
 
Body Shop
(775) 423-4832
161 Industrial Way
Fallon, NV
 
Total Fitness Athletic Club
(775) 428-2639
1925 W Williams Ave
Fallon, NV
 
Parks & Recreation Dept
(775) 423-7733
325 Sheckler Rd
Fallon, NV
 
Contours Express
(775) 423-3488
95 Whitaker Ln
Fallon, NV
 

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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