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Pilates Equestrian Training Kapaa HI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Kapaa, 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.

Kauai Gym
(808) 823-8210
934 Kipuni Way # A
Kapaa, HI
 
Touch of Spirit Day Spa
(808) 823-6144
4504 Kukui St Ste 8
Kapaa, HI
 
Jazzercise Kauai /lihue Parish Hall
(000) 000-0000
4340 Old Nawiliwili Rd.
Lihue, HI
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Jazzercise

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Jazzercise Lihue Aloha Dance Studio
(808) 635-1950
4469 Kolopa St.
Lihue, HI
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Jazzercise

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Curves Lihue/Kapaa HI
3-4280 Kuhio Hwy.
Lihue, 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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At Your Pace Express Fitness
(808) 822-4111
4558 Kukui St
Kapaa, HI
 
Bikram Yoga Kauai
(808) 822-5053
PO Box 2000
Kapaa, HI
 
Kauai Athletic Club
(808) 245-5381
4370 Kukui Grove St
Lihue, HI
 
The Studio
(808) 639-2473
Papaloa Rd
Lihue, HI
 
Pilates Kauai Body Works
(808) 639-3074
PO Box 160
Kilauea, 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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