Pilates Equestrian Training Meridian MS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Meridian, 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.

Meridian Snap Fitness
(601) 693-1818
2405 Hwy 39 N.
Meridian, 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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Anytime Fitness Meridian, MS
(601) 484-7272
4900 Poplar Springs
Meridian, MS
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Jeff Anderson Health & Fitness
(601) 553-6622
2000 15th St
Meridian, MS
 
Heavenly Body
(601) 482-8500
1515 14th St # A
Meridian, MS
 
St Patrick Family Life
(601) 484-8951
2614 Davis Street
Meridian, MS
 
Anytime Fitness
(601) 484-7272
4900 Poplar Springs
Meridian, MS
 
Curves For Women
(601) 482-4555
2526 N Hills St # B
Meridian, MS
 
St Patrick Family Life
(601) 484-8951
2614 Davis St
Meridian, MS
 
Total Fitness Training Plus
(601) 485-7152
1716 Highway 39 N
Meridian, MS
 
Curves for Women
(601) 482-4555
2526 N Hills St
Meridian, 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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