Pilates Equestrian Training Syracuse NY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Syracuse, NY. 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.

Skaneateles Snap Fitness
(315) 406-0575
1388 E. Genesee St., 1388 US route 20
Skaneateles, NY
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Bally Total Fitness
(315) 426-1242
1 Carousel Center
Syracuse, NY
 
North Area Athletic Club
(315) 471-8662
507 Pond St
Syracuse, NY
 
Cny Pain Treatment Center
(315) 479-7688
725 Erie Blvd W
Syracuse, NY
 
Curves
(315) 474-1420
1001 E Genesee St
Syracuse, NY
 
Bally Total Fitness
(315) 426-1242
9661 Carousel Ctr
Syracuse, NY
 
West Side Gymnastic School
(315) 423-6598
1119 W Genesee St
Syracuse, NY
 
Coliseum Ice Skating Rink
(315) 487-6422
State Fair Blvd
Syracuse, NY
 
Central New York Psychiatric Consultants
(315) 479-7688
725 Erie Blvd W
Syracuse, NY
 
North Area Athletic Club
(315) 471-8662
507 Pond Street
Syracuse, NY
 
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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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