Pilates Equestrian Training Newport RI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Newport, 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.

Newport Gym
(401) 846-8496
510 E Main Rd
Middletown, MA
 
Waterfont Fitness
(401) 846-3720
250 Thames St
Newport, RI
 
Newport Fifth Ward Little League
(401) 849-8216
2 Wellington Ave
Newport, RI
 
Newport National Golf Club Maintenance Facility
(401) 846-5983
324 Mitchell Ln
Middletown, RI
 
Curves Newport RI
23 Connell Highway
Newport, RI
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Y M C A Newport County
(401) 847-9200
792 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI
 
The Newport Gym
(401) 846-8496
510 E Main Rd
Middletown, RI
 
Middletown Little League
(401) 849-2430
Aquidneck Ave
Middletown, RI
 
Bridge To Fitness
(401) 619-0709
23 Connell Hwy
Newport, RI
 
Renaissance Fitness
(401) 619-0663
195 Broadway
Newport, 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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