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Pilates Equestrian Training Boise ID

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Boise, ID. 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.

A Body In Balance
(208) 331-2098
230 W Mallard Dr # B
Boise, ID
 
Sganzinis Personal Fitness
(208) 342-1000
3013 W Overland Rd
Boise, ID
 
Soccer Etc
(208) 323-4525
5200 W Fairview Ave
Boise, ID
 
Fitness 19
(208) 387-1919
3658 S Findley Ave
Boise, ID
 
Golds Gym Boise The Grove
(208) 853-4653
245 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID
 
Fitness Together Southeast Boise
(208) 336-8348
3132 S Bown Way
Boise, ID
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Idaho Youth Soccer Assoc Inc
(208) 336-5256
2419 W State St Ste 2
Boise, ID
 
Forte Pilates
(208) 342-4945
518 S 9th St
Boise, ID
 
Curves Boise ID - Southeast
2139 S. Broadway Avenue
Boise, ID
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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Kims Taekwon DO School
(208) 322-0220
893 E Boise Ave
Boise, ID
 
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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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