Pilates Equestrian Training Joplin MO

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Joplin, MO. 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.

YMCA
(417) 623-4597
3404 Mc Intosh Cir
Joplin, MO
 
Garce Dance Studio
(417) 624-1212
2702 N Richard Joseph Blvd
Joplin, MO
 
Curves For Women
(417) 626-8813
2640 E 32nd St # 5
Joplin, MO
 
It Figures Fitness For Her
(417) 623-6991
3230 Wisconsin Ave Ste H
Joplin, MO
 
Loma Linda Country Club and Estates
(417) 781-2621
2742 S Country Club Dr
Joplin, MO
 
Loma Linda Country Club
(417) 623-5050
2407 Douglas Fir Rd
Joplin, MO
 
Curves Joplin MO
2640 E. 32nd Street, Ste. 5
Joplin, MO
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Olympic Fitness Center
(417) 782-2103
2132 Connecticut Ave
Joplin, MO
 
Olympic Fitness Center
(417) 782-2103
2132 Connecticut Avenue
Joplin, MO
 
Bridge Four State Center For Youth
(417) 206-6886
3411 N Range Line Rd
Joplin, MO
 
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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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