Pilates Equestrian Training Pawtucket RI

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Pawtucket, 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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Physique Co
(401) 723-3060
170 York Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Foundation Performance
(401) 475-5775
545 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Apm Inc
(401) 725-9977
100 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Professional Rehabilitation Network
(401) 725-9977
100 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Gold's Gym
(401) 722-6600
603 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Smart Bites Nutrition Consultation Services
(401) 725-9800
141 Power Rd
Pawtucket, RI
 
Fairlawn Little League Baseball
(401) 728-8136
285 Smithfield Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Golds Gym Providence
(401) 722-6600
603 Pawtucket Ave
Pawtucket, RI
 
Integrative Center For Health
(401) 727-2510
407 East Ave Ste 250
Pawtucket, 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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