Anne DeKeyser

Anne DeKeyser

After a lifetime of training and competing in equestrian sports, Anne — a USDF Bronze Medalist — started ADK Dressage in 2002, focusing on basic principles and the training scale of the horse. She has trained with Hans Biss, Linda Zang, Susanne Von Dietze, Verne Batchelder, Eric Smiley, and Candy Allen.

After a riding injury in 2015, Anne was introduced to Pilates by her Physical Therapist and she quickly realized how Dressage training of the horse is similar to Pilates training of the human so she became a certified Pilates instructor in 2016, with a focus of working with equestrians on and off the horse, helping students to become more balanced with their equine partners.

With her appreciation for the fundamentals, Anne loves going back to the basics with existing students and introducing the art of Pilates to new students. Keeping her classes high energy, she wants clients to leave the studio feeling like they are successful and have challenged themselves each time. Having accomplished the Balanced Body 3D Anatomy, Reformer 1 and Reformer 2, she has expanded her training to XO Chair and Trapeze/Tower.

When not at Thrive Pilates Studio or ADK Dressage, you can find her trail running, searching new recipes to cook, and spoiling her rescue dogs.

I believe incorporating Pilates into a training program will help any rider become a stronger and better partner for their horse.

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Whether you need help with Dressage or Pilates — or both — reach out today.