Pilates Equestrian Training Rogers AR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Rogers, 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.

Fayetteville Snap Fitness
479-443-SNAP(7627)
1261 Steamboat Drive
Fayetteville, 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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Curves
(479) 636-4446
2603 W Pleasant Grove Rd # 117
Rogers, AR
 
Village On the Creeks Athletic Club
(479) 464-7707
5214 Village Pkwy
Rogers, AR
 
Rabboar Enterprises
(479) 621-8003
PO Box 159
Avoca, AR
 
Lost Springs Golf and Athletic Club Inc
(479) 631-9988
3024 N 22nd St
Rogers, AR
 
Village On the Creeks Athletic
(479) 464-7707
5214 Village Parkway
Rogers, AR
 
Little Gym
(479) 636-5566
2603 W Pleasant Grove Rd # 118
Rogers, AR
 
Village On The Creeks Athletic
(479) 464-7707
5214 Village Pkwy
Rogers, AR
 
Rabboar Enterprises
(479) 621-8003
12807 E Tucks Chapel Rd
Rogers, AR
 
Anytime Fitness Rogers, AR
(479) 899-6430
2100 West Hudson Rd
Rogers, AR
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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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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