Pilates Equestrian Training Dubuque IA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Dubuque, IA. 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.

Dubuque Snap Fitness
(563) 690-2447
4995 Radford Court
Dubuque, IA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Dubuque Tai Chi and Ki Gong Center
(563) 583-8256
805 Century Dr
Dubuque, IA
 
Dubuque Karate Club
(563) 583-8256
805 Century Dr
Dubuque, IA
 
Curves For Women
(563) 585-1476
3250 Kennedy Cir
Dubuque, IA
 
Core Family Fitness Center
2600 Dodge Street
Dubuque, IA
 
Platteville Snap Fitness
(608) 348-5121
180 McGregor Plaza
Platteville, WI
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Theisen Scott L Imhc
(563) 557-5030
2699 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA
 
B R Sports Ltd
(563) 557-8408
13878 Derby Grange Road
Dubuque, IA
 
Alpine Tennis & Fitness Center
(563) 556-1234
1090 Cedar Cross Rd
Dubuque, IA
 
Alpine Tennis and Fitness
(563) 556-1234
1090 Cedar Cross Rd
Dubuque, IA
 
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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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