Pilates Equestrian Training Manchester NH

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Manchester, NH. 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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Jenny Craig Weight Loss Centres
(603) 623-5993
40 March Ave
Manchester, NH
 
Vertical Dreams Indoor Climbing Gym
(603) 625-6919
250 Commercial st Suite 5001
Manchester, NH
 
South Little League
(603) 623-5632
S Willow
Manchester, NH
 
19 Workout
(603) 641-2582
377 S Willow St
Manchester, NH
 
Massabesic Yacht Club
(603) 623-9978
RR 28
Manchester, NH
 
Planet Fitness
(603) 621-9919
736 Huse Road
Manchester, NH
 
Dimensions In Dance
(603) 668-4196
575 S Willow St
Manchester, NH
 
American Hap Ki DO Tae Kwon DO
(603) 623-6118
795 Massabesic St
Manchester, NH
 
Puglisi Keith
(603) 623-6118
795 Massabesic St
Manchester, NH
 
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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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