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Pilates Equestrian Training Butte MT

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Butte, 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.

Under the Sun Restaurant
(406) 723-3223
75 E Park St
Butte, MT
 
Rocky Mountain Martial Arts
(406) 494-2015
3233 Kennedy Ave
Butte, MT
 
Mining City Taekwondo Academy
(406) 494-6135
3500 Whiteway Blvd
Butte, MT
 
Waterford Health and Fitness Club
(406) 494-9400
3718 E Lake Dr
Butte, MT
 
Waterford Health & Fitness Club
(406) 494-9400
3718 E Lake Dr
Butte, MT
 
YMCA
(406) 494-3605
4040 Paxson Avenue
Butte, MT
 
Fuel Fitness & Nutrition Inc
(406) 221-7000
3755 Harrison Avenue
Butte, MT
 
Park Street Gym
(406) 723-3223
75 E Park St
Butte, MT
 
Curves for Women
(406) 782-2788
1001 E Front St
Butte, MT
 
St Fitness
(406) 782-1134
3255 Hecla St
Butte, 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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