Pilates Equestrian Training Pine Bluff AR

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All Star Fitns Club For Women
(870) 879-4347
3907 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
JRMC Wellness Center
(870) 541-7890
1301 W 40th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Western Little League
(870) 879-5717
5701 W 21
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Eden Park Racquet Club & Spa
(870) 535-6306
41st & Elm Sts
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Do It! Fitness
(870) 872-3489
1520 S. Poplar St.
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Merrill Community Center
(870) 534-9139
1000 S Ash St
Pine Bluff, AR
 
All Star Fitness Club For Women
(870) 879-4347
3907 Camden Rd
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Jefferson Regional Medical Center
(870) 541-7890
Wellness Center
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Arkansas Law Enforcement Union Fitness Center
(870) 535-4413
817 W 6th Ave
Pine Bluff, AR
 
Curves White Hall AR
7197 Sheridan Rd.
White Hall, 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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