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Pilates Equestrian Training Derry NH

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Derry, 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.

Hudson Snap Fitness
(603) 525-0033
290 Derry Road
Hudson, NH
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Amerisports Fitness and Wellness Center
(603) 432-0999
10 A St
Derry, NH
 
National Adult Hockey
(603) 425-7747
9 Peabody Rd
Derry, NH
 
Gold's Gym
(603) 432-0999
10 A St
Derry, NH
 
Parkland Physician Services
(603) 432-1500
44 Birch St Ste 100
Derry, NH
 
Parkland Medical Center
(603) 432-1500
1 Parkland Dr
Derry, NH
 
Blue Dragon Arts
(603) 432-0900
40 Manchester Rd
Derry, NH
 
Curves For Women
(603) 437-9988
127 Rockingham Rd # 14
Derry, NH
 
Workout Club and Wellness Center of Derry
(603) 437-6300
35 Manchester Road
Derry, NH
 
Derry Fitness Center
(603) 437-0444
11 Manchester Rd
Derry, 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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