Pilates Equestrian Training Jamaica Plain MA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Jamaica Plain, MA. 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.

Cambridge Bally Total Fitness
1815 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
Programs & Services
Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Parking, Pilates, Pool, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Revere Bally Total Fitness
561 Squire Rd
Revere, MA
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Curves For Women
(617) 524-8080
628 American Legion Hwy
Roslindale, MA
 
Washington Physical Therapy
(617) 327-7470
4593 Washington St
Roslindale, MA
 
Boston Pilates Education
(617) 524-0118
793 Centre St Ste 2
Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Town Line Bally Total Fitness
285 Middlesex Ave
Medford, MA
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Yoga

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Weymouth Snap Fitness
Main St (Rt 18) and Calnan Rd
Weymouth, MA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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L A Weight Loss Centers
(617) 522-9750
Jp Plaza Shopping Ct
Jamaica Plain, MA
 
Center For Asian Martial Arts
(617) 327-5100
24 Corinth St
Roslindale, MA
 
Hellenic Soccer Club
(617) 325-9668
43 Poplar St # 45
Roslindale, MA
 
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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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