Pilates Equestrian Training Watertown NY

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Page Fitness Athletic Club
(315) 786-8032
19472 US Route 11
Watertown, NY

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YMCA School Age Care
(315) 782-3100
119 Washington St
Watertown, NY
 
Cani Fitness Center
(315) 786-8032
19472 US Route 11
Watertown, NY
 
Ives Hill Country Club Inc
(315) 788-1410
435 Flower Ave W
Watertown, NY
 
Curves Watertown/Pamelia NY - South
1511 Washington Street Ste 7
Watertown, NY
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Joannes Northern Lights Dance Co
(315) 782-3877
128 Keyes Ave
Watertown, NY
 
Aikido School of Self Defense
(315) 786-1314
93 Public Sq
Watertown, NY
 
Curves
(315) 788-5247
22115 US Route 11
Watertown, NY
 
Cani Fitness Center
(315) 786-8032
1511 Washington St
Watertown, NY
 
Curves Watertown/Pamelia
1511 Washington Street Ste 7
Watertown, 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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