Pilates Equestrian Training Savannah GA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Savannah, GA. 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.

24 Seven Family Fitness
(912) 236-7566
410 West Broughton Street
Savannah, GA
 
Strong Gym
(912) 443-4006
1321 Bull Street
Savannah, GA
 
Pilates of Savannah
(912) 629-1213
1 E Broughton St
Savannah, GA
 
YMCA West Broad St
(912) 233-1951
1110 May St
Savannah, GA
 
Impact Fitness of Savannah
1 East Broughton Street
Savannah, GA
 
Downtown Athletic Club
(912) 236-4874
1 E Broughton St
Savannah, GA
 
Curves For Women
(912) 644-5652
Liberty & Drayton
Savannah, GA
 
Memorial Health University Medical Center
(912) 350-4030
Fitnessone
Savannah, GA
 
St Josephs Candler Wellness Center
(912) 819-6800
5353 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA
 
Ourlife
(912) 234-6041
1303 Bull Street
Savannah, GA
 

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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