Pilates Equestrian Training Greenville SC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Greenville, 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.

Lifeforce Fitness
(864) 241-3838
101 E Washington St
Greenville, SC
 
On On Tri
(864) 232-9400
400 E. McBee Ave.
Greenville, SC
 
Cross Fit Reaction
85 Dr David C Francis St
Greenville, SC
 
Gym
(864) 271-7737
111 Hampton Avenue
Greenville, SC
 
Fitness Protection Agency
(864) 906-8996
713B Pendleton Street
Greenville, SC
 
Curves Weight Loss & fitness Center
(864) 322-8551
620 Howell Road ste 7
Greenville, SC
 
Elite Fitness
(864) 241-0838
104 South Main St # 204
Greenville, SC
 
Jazzercise Greenville Downtown Cleveland Park Annex
(000) 000-0000
6 Cleveland Park Dr.
Greenville, SC
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Curves Greenville
4 S. Lewis Plaza
Greenville, SC
 
Metal Shop gym
(864) 370-5440
2327 North Pleasantburg
Greenville, 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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