Pilates Equestrian Training Sparks NV

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Sparks, NV. 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.

Curves Sparks NV
2351 Pyramid Way, #18
Sparks, NV
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Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Gold's Gym
(775) 359-9393
1325 Baring Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
Total Sports
(775) 356-6644
600 Spice Islands Dr
Sparks, NV
 
Sierra Ice and Sportsplex
(775) 356-6644
600 Spice Islands Dr
Sparks, NV
 
Slender You
(775) 356-8890
548 Greenbrae Dr
Sparks, NV
 
Greenbrae Fitness
(775) 384-8605
670 Greenbrae Dr
Sparks, NV
 
Bodyfit Fitness For Every
(775) 331-1700
2868 Vista Blvd
Sparks, NV
 
Nevada Fitness & Aerobics
(775) 352-8663
1575 E Lincoln Way
Sparks, NV
 
Jazzercise Sparks Recreation Center
(775) 359-5825
98 Richards Way
Sparks, NV
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Curves Sparks
2261 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV
 
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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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