Pilates Equestrian Training Bismarck ND

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Bismarck, ND. 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.

Bismarck West Snap Fitness
(701) 751-7777
809 West Interstate Ave., Suite E
Bismarck, ND
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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New Balance
(701) 258-5132
1122 W Divide Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Body Connection the
(701) 224-8100
2525 E Rosser Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Focus Lifestyle Coaching and Pilates Studio
(701) 255-1212
1122 W Divide Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Womens Health Center
(701) 323-6376
1100 College Dr
Bismarck, ND
 
Bismarck East Snap Fitness
(701) 751-7627
3111 N. 14th St.
Bismarck, ND
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Sports Medicine Institute of
(701) 530-8100
310 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
 
Medcenter One
(701) 323-8030
300 N 7th St
Bismarck, ND
 
Gentle Ways Judo
(701) 255-9145
1525 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Human Performance Center At St Alexius
(701) 530-8102
310 N 9th St
Bismarck, ND
 
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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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