Pilates Equestrian Training Concord NH

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Concord, NH. 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.

Jazzercise Concord K Of C
(603) 496-0537
50 Bradley St.
Concord, NH
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Centennial Senior Center
(603) 228-6630
37 Regional Dr
Concord, NH
 
Fitness First
(603) 224-8932
20 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
 
Concord Fitness Center
(603) 228-9000
128 Hall St Ste H
Concord, NH
 
Planet Fitness
(603) 228-8680
89 Fort Eddy Rd
Concord, NH
 
Executive Wellness
(603) 225-0034
79 S Main St
Concord, NH
 
Curves For Women
(603) 226-8822
133 Loudon Rd
Concord, NH
 
Averills Martial Arts Academy
(603) 223-0300
3 N Main St
Concord, NH
 
Racquet Club of Concord the
(603) 224-7787
10 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH
 
The Racquet Club of Concord
(603) 224-7787
10 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH
 
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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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