Pilates Equestrian Training London KY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in London, 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.

YMCA
(606) 878-8333
60 Alumni Cir
London, KY
 
Powerhouse Gym
(606) 877-3107
649 Meyers Baker Road
London, KY
 
Baptist Family Fitness
(606) 526-0007
440 W Cumberland Gap Pkwy
Corbin, KY
 
Curves Corbin
802 S. Main Street
Corbin, KY
 
Premier Martial Arts
(606) 877-7766
577 Highway 192 W
London, KY
 
Curves London KY
152 London Shopping Center
London, KY
Programs & Services
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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London Health & Fitness
(606) 864-6653
829 S Main St
London, KY
 
Curves Corbin KY
103 Greer Lane
Corbin, KY
Programs & Services
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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Powerhouse Gym
(606) 878-0011
649 Meyers Baker Rd
London, KY
 
Curves for Women
(606) 864-0108
108 Shiloh Dr
London, 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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