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.

Reach Pilates
(417) 773-0039
1900 S Ventura Ave # B
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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Anytime Fitness Springfield, MO
(417) 887-2348
2767 W Republic Rd
Springfield, MO
Programs & Services
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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Cox North Fitness Center
(417) 269-8882
1423 North Jefferson Avenue
Springfield, MO
 
Anytime Fitness
(417) 719-4292
319n East Battlefield St
Springfield, MO
 
Axiom Pilates Studio
(417) 848-4617
4145 S Mccann Ct # G
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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Fitness First
(417) 868-8100
245 S National Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Nutrition and Fitness
(417) 886-2200
2902 S Campbell Ave # D
Springfield, MO
 
Competitive Fitness
(417) 886-5400
909 E Republic Rd
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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