Pilates Equestrian Training Jonesboro AR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Jonesboro, AR. 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.

Galactic Hurricane Family Entertainment Center
(870) 932-0322
1121 S Caraway Rd
Jonesboro, AR
 
Sage Meadows Golf Course
(870) 932-4420
4406 Clubhouse Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Break N Run Billiards
(870) 972-8791
207 N Hunter Ln
Jonesboro, AR
 
Trim Gym the
(870) 932-0140
1916 Race St
Jonesboro, AR
 
Trim Gym
(870) 932-0140
1916 Race St
Jonesboro, AR
 
Hi Energy Weight Control Center
(870) 972-5673
1505 Marketplace Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 
Champions Gymnastics Center Inc
(870) 932-6881
1847 Grant Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Body Slim Fitns & Tanning Center
(870) 935-0076
2101 Fowler Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Three Oaks Racquet Club and Emporium
(870) 932-1065
1916 Race St
Jonesboro, AR
 
Athletic Club Of Jonesboro
(870) 932-1898
2617 Phillips Dr
Jonesboro, AR
 

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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