Pilates Equestrian Training Lowell MA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Lowell, 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.

Hudson Snap Fitness
(603) 525-0033
290 Derry Road
Hudson, NH
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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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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Lowell West End Gym
(978) 937-0184
900 Lawrence Street
Lowell, MA
Lowell Lock Monsters
(978) 458-7825
300 Arcand Dr
Lowell, MA
Bally Total Fitness
(978) 441-0000
203 Plain St
Lowell, 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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(978) 454-6800
Cross Point Towers
Lowell, MA
Mt Pleasant Golf Club
(978) 452-8228
99 Staples St
Lowell, MA
A 1 Fitness Center
(978) 275-0989
685 Lawrence St
Lowell, MA
Lowell Tae Kwon DO
(978) 458-3990
99 Market St
Lowell, 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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