Pilates Equestrian Training Lake Charles LA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Lake Charles, LA. 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.

Lake Charles Snap Fitness
(337) 478-4525
2724 Country Club Rd.
Lake Charles, LA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Unique Fitness
(337) 853-7749
1431 West Prien Lake Road
Lake Charles, LA
 
Swla Fitness Center
(337) 493-5198
2000 Opelousas Street
Lake Charles, LA
 
LA Fitness
(337) 478-8686
4324 Lake Street
Lake Charles, LA
 
Family Life Center
(337) 474-6814
3939 Kingston Street
Lake Charles, LA
 
Sulphur Snap Fitness
(337) 528-6933
1570 Maplewood Drive, Suite A
Sulphur, LA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Anytime Fitness Lake Charles, LA
(337) 478-2727
630 West Prien Lake Road, Shoppes at Prien Lake
Lake Charles, LA
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Gigi's Of Christus St Patrick
(337) 474-6601
4429 Nelson Rd # 11
Lake Charles, LA
 
Curves For Women
(337) 479-2477
3848 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
 
Genesis Fitness Center
(337) 436-8913
2800 Westwood Road
Westlake, LA
 
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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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