Pilates Equestrian Training Hattiesburg MS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Hattiesburg, 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.

Hattiesburg Snap Fitness
(601) 268-3958
3906 Hardy St.
Hattiesburg, 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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Curves For Women
(601) 268-2005
28 Market Ct # 60
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Anatomies
(601) 579-9555
120 98 Place Boulevard
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Curves Hattiesburg
28 Market Court
Hattiesburg, MS
 
One80 Fitness
(601) 336-5322
4501 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Petal Snap Fitness
(601) 582-7708
1229 Hwy 42
Petal, 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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Snap Fitness
(601) 268-3958
3906 hardy st. #10
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Anatomies
(601) 579-9555
120 98 Place Blvd
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Pure Performance Gym
(601) 450-4913
6565 U S Highway 98 # 60
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Peak Fitness & Tanning
(601) 264-8070
113 Mayfair Rd
Hattiesburg, 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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