Pilates Equestrian Training Springfield MO

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Springfield, MO. 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.

Axiom Pilates Studio
(417) 848-4617
4145 S Mccann Ct # G
Springfield, MO
 
Springfield Snap Fitness
(417) 889-7627
3659 East Sunshine
Springfield, MO
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Exercise and Rehab Equipment
(417) 883-4800
3444 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Anytime Fitness
(417) 887-2348
2767 W Republic Rd
Springfield, MO
 
Jazzercise Springfield East Fitness Center
(417) 894-7578
2732 E. Chestnut Expy.
Springfield, MO
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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Reach Pilates
(417) 773-0039
1900 S Ventura Ave # B
Springfield, MO
 
Nixa Snap Fitness
(417) 725-6656
830 West Mount Vernon Suite #7
Nixa, MO
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 Springfield
3862 W. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO
 
Nutrition and Fitness
(417) 886-2200
2902 S Campbell Ave # D
Springfield, MO
 
Czech US Out
(417) 873-9510
406 W Walnut St
Springfield, MO
 
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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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