Pilates Equestrian Training Little Rock AR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Little Rock, AR. 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 Studio Of Little Rock
(501) 603-2103
5915 Kavanaugh Blvd
Little Rock, AR
 
Little Rock Snap Fitness
(501) 353-0224
400 North Bowman Road
Little Rock, AR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Fitness Premier
(501) 225-4242
9100 Rodney Parham
Little Rock, AR
 
Jazzercise Little Rock Ashley Square Fitness Center
(501) 225-8222
9108 N.Rodney Parham
Little Rock, AR
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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The Gym and Cafe
(501) 312-1400
9813 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
 
Little Rock-Downtown Snap Fitness
1401 W. Capitol Ave., Plaza A
Little Rock, AR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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North Little Rock Snap Fitness
5905 John F Kennedy Blvd
North Little Rock, AR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Wellness Studio Personal Fitns
(501) 603-0338
2601 Kavanaugh Blvd
Little Rock, AR
 
Ark Dietetic Association
(501) 374-3300
PO Box 5234
Little Rock, AR
 
Milford Track II
(501) 312-1400
9813 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR
 
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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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