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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Concepts In Weight Management
(785) 827-3131
639 N Ohio St Ste 8
Salina, KS
 
Therapeutic Massage by Fontella Lmt
(785) 452-9557
239 N Santa Fe Ave
Salina, KS
 
Salina Country Club
(785) 827-0388
E Country Club Rd
Salina, KS
 
Healthy Lifestyle Center
(785) 827-3354
714 S Ohio St Ste F
Salina, KS
 
Pines the
(785) 825-8656
551 S Holmes Rd
Salina, KS
 
Fast Fitness Center LLC
(620) 241-4222
115 South Santa Fe Avenue
Salina, KS
 
Comcare
(785) 825-8221
617 E Elm St
Salina, KS
 
Ryan Christie
(785) 827-3131
429 N Ohio St
Salina, KS
 
Curves For Women
(785) 827-8800
2306 Planet Ave
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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