Pilates Equestrian Training Jackson MS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Jackson, 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.

Pearl Snap Fitness
(769) 233-8249
404 Riverwind Dr.
Pearl, 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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Brandon Snap Fitness
(601) 992-7188
1149 Old Fannin Rd
Brandon, 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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Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 948-8688
100 E Capitol St # 107
Jackson, MS
 
Cross Fit 27/17
(601) 540-6917
517 Liberty Rd # 2A
Flowood, MS
 
Courthouse Racquet & Fitness
(601) 932-6060
2625 Courthouse Circle
Flowood, MS
 
Ridgeland Snap Fitness
(601) 383-4445
7048 Old Canton Rd Ste 1004
Ridgeland, 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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Quest Fitness
(601) 982-7360
1693 Bailey Avenue
Jackson, MS
 
Baptist Healthplex
(601) 968-1766
717 Manship St
Jackson, MS
 
YMCA
(601) 948-3090
800 E River Pl
Jackson, MS
 
Curves For Women
(601) 992-9920
115 Village Square Dr # E
Jackson, 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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