Pilates Equestrian Training Springdale AR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Springdale, AR. 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.

Fayetteville Snap Fitness
479-443-SNAP(7627)
1261 Steamboat Drive
Fayetteville, AR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Springdale AR
1880 S. Pleasant Street, Ste. C
Springdale, AR
Programs & Services
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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Curves For Women
(479) 872-2121
1880 S Pleasant St # C
Springdale, AR
 
Guldis Taekwondo and Martial Arts Center
(479) 751-3465
107 E Robinson Ave
Springdale, AR
 
Anytime Fitness
(479) 841-9752
1602 E Robinson Ave
Springdale, AR
 
Plummer Ka DC PA
(479) 751-1133
326 Holcomb St
Springdale, AR
 
DO Jo
(479) 751-3433
103 S Blair St
Springdale, AR
 
Massage Therapy Healthcare
(479) 927-0083
107 E Meadow Ave
Springdale, AR
 
Lifetime Weight Loss Center
(479) 750-7512
700 S Thompson St Ste B
Springdale, AR
 
Mong Su Dom Tai Chinese Karate Studios
(479) 750-7979
957 Sunrise Ave
Springdale, AR
 
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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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