Pilates Equestrian Training Salina KS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Salina, KS. 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.

Salina Snap Fitness
(785) 493-0111
2629 Market PLace, Suite C
Salina, KS
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Salina Weight Training Center
(785) 827-0928
155 S 5th St
Salina, KS
 
B S Olympic Weight Lifting
(785) 825-8899
119 S 5th St
Salina, KS
 
Ryan Christie
(785) 827-3131
429 N Ohio St
Salina, KS
 
Salina Black Belt Academy
(785) 827-7302
800 N 9th St
Salina, KS
 
Lifetime Wellness Center and Dayspa
(785) 820-9338
1817 S Ohio St
Salina, KS
 
Reps & Sets
(785) 820-8124
703 Bishop St
Salina, KS
 
Krehbiel Mark A MD
(785) 827-4433
617 E Elm St
Salina, KS
 
La Weight Loss Centers
(785) 823-6239
2000 S 9th St
Salina, KS
 
Wellplan
(785) 452-3277
617 E Elm St
Salina, KS
 
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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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