Pilates Equestrian Training Gulfport MS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Gulfport, MS. 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.

Gulfport Snap Fitness
(228) 831-5740
11010 Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Vinson Keyhea Fitness Trainer
(228) 896-1570
2159 E Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS
 
Gulf Coast Fitness
(228) 896-1425
315b Courthouse Rd
Gulfport, MS
 
Anytime Fitness Gulfport, MS
(228) 896-4005
1335 East Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Lifestyle Fitness
(228) 832-0085
12100 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS
 
Snap Fitness
(228) 831-5740
11010 Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS
 
Gulf Coast Tennis Club
(228) 896-3554
315 Courthouse Rd
Gulfport, MS
 
Body Awareness Total Fitns
(228) 896-3882
729 E Pass Rd # O
Gulfport, MS
 
Premier Fitness
(228) 863-4653
9471 Three Rivers Rd # C
Gulfport, MS
 
Curves For Women
(228) 575-8696
9454 Three Rivers Rd # D
Gulfport, MS
 
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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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