Pilates Equestrian Training Lexington KY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Lexington, KY. 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.

Lexington Snap Fitness
(859) 226-2935
120 Towne Center Drive
Lexington, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Lexington Snap Fitness
(859) 309-1328
4383 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Versailles Snap Fitness
(859) 879-3575
479 Lexington Rd.
Versailles, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Mecca
(859) 254-9790
209 N Limestone
Lexington, KY
 
Ata Moberlys Black Belt Academy
(859) 983-3036
209 Breeze Hill Dr
Lexington, KY
 
Pilates Place
(859) 266-3810
2573 Richmond Rd # 350
Lexington, KY
 
Lexington Snap Fitness
(859) 271-8210
4384 Clearwater Way
Lexington, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Paris Snap Fitness
(859) 988-1993
2232 Martin Luther King Blvd.
Paris, KY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Kingland Fitness
(859) 255-4455
252 E High St
Lexington, KY
 
YMCA of Central Kentucky
(859) 258-9622
381 W Loudon Ave
Lexington, KY
 
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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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