Pilates Equestrian Training Southaven MS

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Southaven, 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.

Collierville Snap Fitness
(901) 457-7351
9947 Wolf River Blvd., Suite 107
Germantown, TN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Desoto Athletic Club
(662) 349-0403
3146 Goodman Rd E
Southaven, MS
 
Fitness Zone
(662) 342-0531
4935 Pepper Chase Dr
Southaven, MS
 
Olympic Fitness Center
(662) 349-2339
520 Goodman Rd E
Southaven, MS
 
Curves For Women
(662) 280-8500
9049 Highway 51 N
Southaven, MS
 
Bartlett Snap Fitness
(901) 382-1125
6490 Memphis Arlington Rd, Suites 106 & 107
Bartlett, TN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Extreme Fitness
(662) 342-0943
4935 Pepper Chase Dr
Southaven, MS
 
Midsouth Fitness
(662) 349-3760
5847 Getwell Rd # A1
Southaven, MS
 
DAC
(662) 349-0403
3146 Goodman Rd E
Southaven, MS
 
Twenty Four Seven Fitness
(662) 536-3010
1028 Goodman Rd W
Horn Lake, 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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