Pilates Equestrian Training Billings MT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Billings, MT. 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.

Billings Snap Fitness
(406) 656-4309
1780 Shiloh Rd.
Billings, MT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Plaza Fitness
(406) 259-4566
131 Moore Ln # F
Billings, MT
 
Club Rocky
(406) 657-1040
Rocky Mountain Colle
Billings, MT
 
Plaza Fitness
(406) 259-4566
131 Moore Ln Ste F
Billings, MT
 
Anytime Fitness Billings, MT
(406) 294-0170
2702 Montana Ave, Suite B01
Billings, MT
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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Laurel Snap Fitness
(406) 628-2919
413 SE 4th Street
Laurel, MT
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Steepworld
(406) 252-5462
208 N 13th St
Billings, MT
 
Pearle Vision Express
(406) 656-2006
111 S 24th St
Billings, MT
 
Billings Bulls Hockey Team
(406) 256-2456
308 6th Ave N
Billings, MT
 
American Karate Kung Fu School of Self Defense
(406) 248-4303
711 Grand Ave
Billings, MT
 
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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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