Pilates Equestrian Training Bellevue NE

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Bellevue, NE. 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.

Bellevue Snap Fitness
(402) 991-7881
3503 Samson Way #112
Bellevue, NE
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 Bellevue, NE
(402) 291-1500
701 Galvin Road S., Suite 112
Bellevue, NE
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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Curves Bellevue NE
1512 Harlan Dr.
Bellevue, NE
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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Mind and Body Shop
(402) 827-9196
2200 Franklin St
Bellevue, NE
 
Get A Grip
(402) 991-0976
607 W Mission Ave
Bellevue, NE
 
Pilates Lifestyle
(402) 758-5778
17220 Wright St # 1
Omaha, NE
 
Curves
(402) 682-9288
1512 Harlan Dr
Bellevue, NE
 
"BOB's Fitness Center : ""Your Neighborhood Gym"""
(402) 733-9333
1001 Fort Crook Rd N # 137
Bellevue, NE
 
Hillcrest Health Plaza
(402) 291-8500
1702 Hillcrest Dr
Bellevue, NE
 
Bob's Fitness Center
(402) 733-9333
1001 Fort Crook Rd N # 137
Bellevue, NE
 
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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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