Pilates Equestrian Training Fayetteville AR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Fayetteville, AR. 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.

Fayetteville Snap Fitness
479-443-SNAP(7627)
1261 Steamboat Drive
Fayetteville, AR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Studio Pilates
(479) 587-8558
60 E Township St
Fayetteville, AR
 
Nwa Fitness and Barbell Club
(479) 582-0306
1665 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Burnett Fitness Club
(479) 442-6181
2668 E Citizens Dr
Fayetteville, AR
 
Arkansas College of Martial Arts
(479) 582-5425
188 E Township St Ste 2
Fayetteville, AR
 
Fayetteville Athletic Club
(479) 419-7553
2920 E Zion Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Burnett's Fitness Club
(479) 442-6181
2668 E Citizens Dr # 1
Fayetteville, AR
 
Achieve Comprehensive Weight Loss Clinic
(479) 443-3764
4363 N Crossover Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Pulse Fitness
1530 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR
 
Curves Fayetteville
659 E. Appleby Road
Fayetteville, AR
 
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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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