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Pilates Equestrian Training Hilo HI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Hilo, HI. 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 Puna/Keaau HI
16-179 Melekahiwa Street
Keaau, HI
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Aloha Fitness Club
(808) 933-1544
215 Railroad Ave # B2
Hilo, HI
 
Central Pacific Inc
(808) 934-8030
21 Kalanianaole Ave
Hilo, HI
 
Health Haven Fitness
(808) 961-6989
639 Kinoole St
Hilo, HI
 
Orchid Isle Fitness
(808) 961-0003
29 Shipman St # 104
Hilo, HI
 
Curves Puna/Keaau
16-179 Melekahiwa Street
Keaau, HI
 
Orchid Isle Fitness
(808) 961-0003
29 Shipman St Ste 104
Hilo, HI
 
Triple 7 Amusement
(808) 933-9529
500 Manono St # 104
Hilo, HI
 
Curves For Women
(808) 961-3334
101 Aupuni St # 147
Hilo, HI
 
Pace Health and Fitness Hawaii
(808) 935-7052
1266 Kamehameha Ave Ste A
Hilo, HI
 
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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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