Pilates Equestrian Training Salisbury MD

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Salisbury, MD. 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.

West Salisbury Little League Inc
(410) 546-4935
Pemberton Dr
Salisbury, MD
 
Main Street Gym
(410) 219-1066
310 Bowl Dr
Salisbury, MD
 
Laytons Salisbury Sports Club
(410) 749-6923
1500 Court Plaza Ln
Salisbury, MD
 
Upper 90 Soccer Academy
(410) 334-3885
27226 Patriot Dr
Salisbury, MD
 
Powerhouse Gym
(410) 742-7697
300 Cypress St
Salisbury, MD
 
Powerhouse Gym
(410) 742-7697
300 Cypress Street
Salisbury, MD
 
Cross Fit Salisbury
(410) 422-7509
2020 Shipley Dr # A1
Salisbury, MD
 
Curves For Women
(410) 677-0101
1504 Pemberton Dr
Salisbury, MD
 
Salisbury Gun Club Inc
(410) 749-0337
Dagsboro Rd
Salisbury, MD
 
Mark Miller Fitness
(443) 736-8459
905 South Salisbury Boulevard
Salisbury, MD
 

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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