Pilates Equestrian Training Aberdeen SD

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Aberdeen, SD. 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.

Aberdeen Snap Fitness
605-262-SNAP (7627)
1601 6th Avenue SE
Aberdeen, SD
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 Aberdeen, SD
(605) 262-5010
3315 6th Ave SE, Suite 63 & 64
Aberdeen, SD
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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Aberdeen Hockey Assoc
(605) 229-0122
400 24th Ave NW
Aberdeen, SD
 
Curves Aberdeen
2201 SE 6th Avenue
Aberdeen, SD
 
Curves
(605) 226-7074
2201 6th Ave SE # 16
Aberdeen, SD
 
Prairie Rose Fitness
(605) 725-2227
2202 Bunker Dr
Aberdeen, SD
 
Curves Aberdeen SD
2201 SE 6th Avenue, Ste. 16
Aberdeen, SD
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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YMCA Youth Gym
(605) 225-7164
318 S Main St
Aberdeen, SD
 
YMCA
(605) 225-4910
5 S State St
Aberdeen, SD
 
Timeless Fitness
(605) 397-8463
25 North Main Street
Groton, SD
 
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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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