Pilates Equestrian Training Waterville ME

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Waterville, ME. 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.

Jazzercise Waterville
(207) 629-7644
30 Chase Ave.
Waterville, ME
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Jazzercise

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Gillys Gym
(207) 872-7140
3 Seavey St
Waterville, ME
 
Gilly's Gym
(207) 872-7140
3 1/2 Seavey St
Waterville, ME
 
South End Teen Center
(207) 873-5621
5 Libby Ct
Waterville, ME
 
Planet Fitness
(207) 873-0040
60 Jfk Plz
Waterville, ME
 
Curves For Women
(207) 872-6200
165 Main St
Waterville, ME
 
Champion Fitness Club
(207) 873-0571
30 Elm Plz
Waterville, ME
 
Champions Fitness Club
(207) 873-0571
30 Elm Plaza
Waterville, ME
 
Champions
(207) 873-0571
30 Elm Plz
Waterville, ME
 
Curves Waterville ME
165 Main St.
Waterville, ME
Programs & Services
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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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