Pilates Equestrian Training Kearney NE

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Kearney, NE. 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.

Vitality Center
(308) 237-7879
115 E 21st St
Kearney, NE
 
Curves
(308) 237-9552
3811 Central Ave # E
Kearney, NE
 
Inner Power Martial Arts
(308) 237-5464
1806 2nd Ave
Kearney, NE
 
Golf Nutz
(308) 237-6889
4103 Linden Dr
Kearney, NE
 
Good Samaritan Wellness Center
(308) 865-7458
3219 Central Ave
Kearney, NE
 
Ironside Gym
(308) 708-1155
2020 Central Avenue
Kearney, NE
 
Fitness 101
(308) 338-8101
4105 2nd Ave # 4
Kearney, NE
 
Press On Community Youth Center
(308) 234-8167
1622 Central Ave
Kearney, NE
 
Kearney Country Club
(308) 237-2553
Golf Shop
Kearney, NE
 
Karate America
(308) 238-0088
20 W 21st St
Kearney, NE
 

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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