Pilates Equestrian Training South Bend IN

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in South Bend, IN. 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.

Notre Dame University of
(574) 631-3068
Rolfs Sports Recreation Center
South Bend, IN
 
Pro Health Of St Joseph's
(574) 232-3034
320 S Saint Joseph St
South Bend, IN
 
South Side Little League
(574) 232-8412
400 W Ewing Ave
South Bend, IN
 
Michiana Soccer Assoc
(574) 233-6080
316 S Eddy St
South Bend, IN
 
Calvert Rod and Gun Club
(574) 233-6588
2203 W Ewing Ave
South Bend, IN
 
Memorial Health and Lifestyle Center
(574) 233-7178
111 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 300
South Bend, IN
 
Anytime Fitness South Bend, IN at Notre Dame
(574) 204-2166
1233 North Eddy Street
South Bend, IN
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24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Clinic Nutritional Srvcs of Snt Jsphs Rgnl Mdcl C
(574) 237-7259
801 E Lasalle Ave
South Bend, IN
 
Tiger and Dragon Martial Arts
(574) 256-2942
PO Box 4335
South Bend, IN
 
Anytime Fitness
(574) 204-2166
1233 N Eddy St # 104
South Bend, IN
 
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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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