Pilates Equestrian Training Honolulu HI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Honolulu, 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.

Hawaii State Ballet Co
(808) 947-2755
1418 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Gold's Gym
(808) 521-4653
768 South St
Honolulu, HI
 
Terrazza and Cortebella Recreation Center
(808) 685-5545
91-1037 Kamailio
Honolulu, HI
 
Stay Young Inc
(808) 591-2434
1311 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Bodytune Hawaii
(808) 951-7677
1680 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Kaizen Personal Trainer Inc
(808) 529-8848
432 Keawe St
Honolulu, HI
 
Aikahi Park Shopping Center
(808) 254-4900
Gracie Jiujitsu
Honolulu, HI
 
Womens Surfstyle Magazine
(808) 949-2120
Advertising
Honolulu, HI
 
Joys European Facial LLC
(808) 951-8600
1600 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
William A Monsen Inc
(808) 536-7205
745 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI
 

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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