Pilates for Skiers Washington DC

Local resource for Pilates for skiers in Washington, DC. 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.

YWCA National Capital Area
(202) 626-0700
624 9th St NW
Washington, DC
 
St Johns Community Ctr
(202) 547-5026
305 E St NW
Washington, DC
 
Pure Joe Studios
(202) 737-7776
1101 F St NW
Washington, DC
 
Ywca Fitness and Acquatics Ctr
(202) 626-0710
624 9th St Nw Ste 200
Washington, DC
 
Downtown Boxing Club
(202) 332-0012
917 M Street Northwest
Washington, DC
 
Howard Harriston
(202) 622-3480
111 Constitution Ave G130
Washington, DC
 
Gregory Redmon
(202) 328-9669
1404 5th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Whelan Strength Training
(202) 638-1708
800 7th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Bloom Inc
(202) 347-3333
1180 F St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Active Duty Fitness For Women
(202) 383-8765
555 13th St NW
Washington, DC
 

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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