Pilates Equestrian Training Florence SC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Florence, SC. 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.

Curves For Women
(843) 667-6611
917 S Irby St
Florence, SC
 
Mc Leod Health & Fitness Center
(843) 777-3000
2437 Willwood Dr
Florence, SC
 
Freedom Fitness LLC
(843) 250-4499
po box 6961
Florence, SC
 
Fitness Forum
(843) 661-3800
120 E Elm St
Florence, SC
 
Fitness World Lady
(843) 206-4389
200 Second Loop
Florence, SC
 
Curves Florence SC
917 S. Irby Street
Florence, SC
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Pee Dee Cross Fit
(843) 673-0502
111 Technology Pl
Florence, SC
 
Extreme Fitness Of Florence
(843) 661-6100
1518 S Meadors Farm Rd # A
Florence, SC
 
Extreme Fitness of Florence
(843) 661-6100
1518 South Meadows Farm Road # A
Florence, SC
 
Bally High LLC
(843) 665-5070
2009 Elaine Circle
Florence, SC
 
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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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