Pilates Equestrian Training Johnston RI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Johnston, RI. 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.

East Providence Bally Total Fitness
50 Narragansett Park Dr
East Providence, RI
Programs & Services
Bilingual staff, Cardio Equipment, Child Center, Group Exercise Studio, Indoor Track, Parking, Personal Training, Pilates, Pool, Raquetball, Reaction Cycling, Sauna, Whirl Pool, Yoga

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Derderian Academy of Martial Arts
(401) 946-0384
1010 Plainfield St
Johnston, RI
 
Next Level Fitness Center
(401) 383-2300
12 Industrial Lane
Johnston, RI
 
Curves
(401) 454-5755
1500 Atwood Ave
Johnston, RI
 
Iron Will MMA Training Center
(401) 369-0219
2111 Plainfield Pike
Johnston, RI
Programs & Services
Body Sculpting, Boot Camp, Boxing, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Family Gym, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Martial Arts, Medicine Balls, Personal Training, Punching Bag

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Balanced Fitness the Pilates Method
(401) 528-1166
1665 Hartford Ave
Johnston, RI
 
Five Alarm Fitness
(401) 572-3913
2225 Plainfield Pike # 2
Johnston, RI
 
Training Station Inc the
(401) 942-7759
300 Morgan Ave
Johnston, RI
 
Body Armour Fitness Kettlebell Gym
(401) 368-5137
1010 Plainfield Street
Johnston, RI
 
Ocean State Body Builders Inc
(401) 942-9646
10 Morgan Mill Rd
Johnston, RI
 
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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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