Pilates Equestrian Training Kahului HI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Kahului, 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.

PIlates Hawaii
(808) 575-9878
718 Haiku Road
Haiku, HI
 
Sol Luna Yoga Studio
(808) 893-0900
111 Hana Hwy Ste 202
Kahului, HI
 
Shapemaker Fitness
(808) 877-9717
250 Alamaha St Ste N3
Kahului, HI
 
24 Hour Fitness
(808) 877-7474
150 Hana Hwy Side
Kahului, HI
 
Curves Kahului HI
180 E. Wakea Ave., Unit 1-G
Kahului, HI
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Curves Kahului
180 E. Wakea Ave.
Kahului, HI
 
Pace It
(808) 873-8088
65 W Kaahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI
 
Shapemaker Fitness
(808) 877-9717
250 Alamaha St # N3
Kahului, HI
 
Pace It
(808) 875-8018
1295 S Kihei Rd
Kahului, HI
 
Kiffmann Tae Kwon DO and Fitness Center Llc
(808) 877-4311
111 Hana Hwy Ste 201
Kahului, HI
 
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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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