Pilates Equestrian Training Bozeman MT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Bozeman, 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.

Alta Physical Therapy and Fitness
(406) 586-2772
2430 N 7th Ave Ste 2
Bozeman, MT
 
Nancy Rubys Yoga Motion
(406) 585-9600
42 W Main St
Bozeman, MT
 
Bozeman Climbing Center
(406) 582-0756
1408 Gold Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
(406) 522-4600
915 Highland Blvd
Bozeman, MT
 
Main Street Fitness
(406) 556-2200
7 W Main St
Bozeman, MT
 
Simplicity Training
(406) 390-3083
1605 West Main Street
Bozeman, MT
 
Golds Gym Bozeman
(406) 522-7777
1605 Main St.
Bozeman, MT
 
Bridger CrossFit
(406) 551-2092
1408 Gold Ave
Bozeman, MT
 
Bozeman
(406) 586-1781
Eagle Mount
Bozeman, MT
 
Eagle Mount
(406) 586-1781
6901 Goldenstein Ln
Bozeman, MT
 

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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