Pilates Equestrian Training West Hartford CT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in West Hartford, CT. 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.

Avon Snap Fitness
(860) 581-4014
260 West Main St.
Avon, CT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Work Out World
(860) 953-3488
99 Shield St
West Hartford, CT
 
WOW! Work out World
(860) 953-3488
99 Shield Street
West Hartford, CT
 
Villaris Martial Arts Centers
(860) 236-5519
1124 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
West Hartford Teen Center
(860) 231-0276
1106 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
Portland Snap Fitness
156 Marlborough Street
Portland, CT
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
(860) 953-5779
1031 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford, CT
 
Bally Total Fitness
(860) 953-5779
1031 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
Elmwood Community Center
(860) 233-6676
1106 New Britain Ave
West Hartford, CT
 
Wow Fitness
(860) 953-3488
99 Shield Street
West Hartford, CT
 
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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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