Pilates Equestrian Training Sheridan WY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Sheridan, WY. 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.

Sheridan Snap Fitness
(307) 673-0115
2240 Coffeen Ave.
Sheridan, WY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Taylor Gym and Tanning
(307) 672-5022
1030 N Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
YMCA of Sheridan
(307) 674-7488
417 N Jefferson St
Sheridan, WY
 
Thorne Rider Legion Baseball Field
(307) 672-9928
1579 Thorne Rider Park Dr
Sheridan, WY
 
Curves For Women
(307) 673-8700
1850 N Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
Pro Shop
(307) 674-8135
1992 W 5th St
Sheridan, WY
 
Sheridan Recreation District
(307) 674-7500
Sports-Program
Sheridan, WY
 
The Body Shop Tan and Tone
(307) 672-8663
1030 N Main St
Sheridan, WY
 
Sheridan Country Club
(307) 674-8221
1992 W 5th St
Sheridan, WY
 
Feminine Physique
(307) 673-7343
955 Werco Ave
Sheridan, WY
 
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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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