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.

Terrazza and Cortebella Recreation Center
(808) 685-5545
91-1037 Kamailio
Honolulu, HI
 
Honolulu Bulls Soccer Club
(808) 955-8385
1680 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Grandmaster Hee Il Cho Taekwondo Center
(808) 396-8900
Koko Marina Ctr
Honolulu, HI
 
William A Monsen Inc
(808) 536-7205
745 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI
 
Mililani Shopping Center
(808) 627-7400
Fitness
Honolulu, HI
 
Clark Hatch Fitness Center
(808) 536-7205
745 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaiian Athlete Club
(808) 537-1131
423 Keawe St
Honolulu, HI
 
Nakamoto Harvey M Pt Hawaii Physical Therapy Inc
(808) 596-7200
725 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Womens Surfstyle Magazine
(808) 949-2120
Advertising
Honolulu, HI
 
Toshiko Takaezu Ceramics Stdo At the YWCA of Oahu
(808) 538-7061
1040 Richards St
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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