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.

Gold's Gym
(808) 521-4653
768 South St
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaii Physical Therapy Inc
(808) 596-7200
725 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaiian Athlete Club
(808) 537-1131
423 Keawe St
Honolulu, HI
 
Beretania Tennis Club Inc
(808) 537-1079
1325 Victoria St
Honolulu, HI
 
Nakamoto Harvey M Pt Hawaii Physical Therapy Inc
(808) 596-7200
725 Kapiolani Blvd
Honolulu, HI
 
Spa At Honolulu Club the
(808) 543-3945
932 Ward Ave
Honolulu, HI
 
Curves For Women
(808) 942-4900
1585 Kapiolani Blvd # 711
Honolulu, HI
 
Zibycomcom
(808) 591-2434
1311 Kapiolani Blvd Ste 507
Honolulu, HI
 
Hawaii Youth Soccer Association
(808) 678-2020
94-718 Kaaoki Pl
Honolulu, HI
 
Mililani Shopping Center
(808) 627-7400
Fitness
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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