Pilates Equestrian Training Winston Salem NC

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Winston Salem, NC. 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.

Walkertown Snap Fitness
Reidsville Rd. and 66
Walkertown, NC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Stokesdale Snap Fitness
Hwy. 68 and Hwy. 158
Stokesdale, NC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Hubney Fitness
(336) 727-4707
400 West 4th Street
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Masters Fitness LLC
955 Brookstown Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Triangle Fitness
(336) 764-4121
323 Millers Creek Drive
Winston-Salem, NC
 
Oak Ridge Snap Fitness
(336) 643-5501
1433 B (68 Place) Highway 68 North
Oak Ridge, NC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Lexington/West Davidson Snap Fitness
336-853-SNAP (7627)
4705 S NC Hwy 150
Lexington, NC
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Omni Sports Club
(336) 724-9500
411 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC
 
Crossfit Downtown Winston
(336) 310-5018
480 West End Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC
 
S M McCarter Family Life Center
(336) 776-9234
5095 Lansing Drive
Winston-Salem, NC
 
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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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