Pilates for Skiers Ithaca NY

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Ithaca, NY. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to skiing training, skiing fitness training, Pilates equipment as well as information on Pilates training and content on skiing.

Phoenix Fitness of Ithaca
(607) 319-4999
402 West Green Street
Ithaca, NY
 
Kwons Champion School of Ithaca
(607) 273-4433
520 W State St
Ithaca, NY
 
Kwons Champion School of Self Defense
(607) 227-6932
520 W State St
Ithaca, NY
 
Curves
(800) 615-7352
134 Cecil Malone Dr #200
Ithaca, NY

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West Side Story
(607) 272-7661
510 W State St
Ithaca, NY
 
CrossFit Ithaca
609 West Clinton Street
Ithaca, NY
 
Ithaca Karate Harmony With Nature School
(607) 273-8980
120 E King Rd
Ithaca, NY
 
Finger Lakes Fitness Center Inc
(607) 256-3532
171 E State St
Ithaca, NY
 
Cw Tae Kwon DO
(607) 257-7810
15 Catherwood Rd
Ithaca, NY
 
City Health Club
(607) 273-8300
402 W Green St
Ithaca, NY
 
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Pilates for Skiers

By Lauri Stricker

The exhilaration of soaring down a mountainside over a blanket of sparkling white snow, surrounded by pristine evergreens and an endless blue sky inspires millions of people to ski every year. It’s no small reward for countless hours spent in the car, in lift lines, and on bristling cold lift rides to the top of the mountain.

In the Colorado Rockies, where I live, I have cross-trained skiers with Pilates from October to March for the past seven years. My sessions often start with snow reports, gear reviews, and tales of anticipated heli trips and back-country hut adventures. I’ve worked with all kinds of skiers, from strictly downhill resort skiers to purist tele-skiers (who make use of a style of cross country ski that leaves the heel free). Whether they prefer groomers, moguls, or powder, they all want to be in top form for skiing. Many of my skiing clients can only make time for Pilates workouts midweek because of their weekend skiing excursions. They might range in age, fitness level or ski preference, but they train with me religiously every winter for the same reasons: to get strong, stay injury free, and enjoy winter fun in the mountains. A client with a goal is a motivated client, and skiers are both. Pilates is an excellent way to keep skiers fit and coming back to your studio season after season.

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