Pilates Equestrian Training Cumberland RI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Cumberland, RI. 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.

East Providence Bally Total Fitness
50 Narragansett Park Dr
East Providence, RI
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Raquetball, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Georges School of Fitness and Martial Arts
(401) 405-0182
3450 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Curves Cumberland
1725 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI
 
Powerhouse Gym Plus
(401) 658-4400
3751 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Fore Court Racquet and Fitness Club
(401) 769-2039
44 Cray St
Cumberland, RI
 
Curves Cumberland RI
1725 Mendon Road, Suite 106
Cumberland, RI
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Sher Le Mon Swim Club Inc
(401) 658-0443
2701 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Normandin Peggy Muscular Therapists
(401) 333-8550
2180 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI
 
Cumberland Athletic Club
(401) 334-0455
30 Hamilton St
Cumberland, RI
 
Fore Court Racquet & Fitness
(401) 769-2039
44 Cray St
Cumberland, RI
 
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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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