Pilates Equestrian Training Rutland VT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Rutland, VT. 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.

Curves Rutland VT
235 S. Main Street
Rutland, VT
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Vermont Sports & Fitness Club
(802) 775-9916
40 Curtis Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Elks Club Rooms
(802) 773-6266
Pleasant
Rutland, VT
 
Studio Bliss Center For Expressive Movement
(802) 775-2547
59 Merchants Row Ste 67
Rutland, VT
 
Vermont Sport and Fitness Club
40 Curtis Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Sno Cat Ski Club
(802) 773-3003
Old Turnpike Rd
Rutland, VT
 
Vermont Sport and Fitness
(802) 775-9916
40 Curtis Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Green Mountain Rock Climbing Center
(802) 773-3343
223 Woodstock Ave
Rutland, VT
 
Gymnasium
(802) 773-5333
11 Cottage St
Rutland, VT
 
Gymnasium
(802) 773-5333
30 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT
 
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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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