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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Jazzercise Fayetteville Fitness Center
(479) 236-7462
1700 N. College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Fayetteville Athletic Club
(479) 419-7553
2920 E Zion Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Curves Fayetteville AR
659 E. Appleby Road, Ste. 1
Fayetteville, AR
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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World Gym
(479) 521-0585
2035 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR
 
Body Balance
(479) 442-7546
1348 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Golds Gym Fayetteville N College Ave
(501) 521-0585
3155 N College Ave
Fayetteville, AR
 
Burnett's Fitness Club
(479) 442-6181
2668 E Citizens Dr # 1
Fayetteville, AR
 
Pulse Fitness
1530 North College Avenue
Fayetteville, AR
 
Paradise Valley Golf & Athletic Club
(479) 521-5841
3728 North Old Missouri 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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