Pilates Equestrian Training Duluth MN

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Duluth, MN. 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.

Duluth Snap Fitness
(218) 727-2544
102 East Central Entrance
Duluth, MN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Center Therapy
(218) 786-5410
530 E 2nd St
Duluth, MN
 
Center For Personal Fitness
(218) 725-5400
402 East 2nd Street
Duluth, MN
 
Personal Best Strength and Conditioning
(218) 625-2378
1621 W Michigan St
Duluth, MN
 
Personal Best Power
(218) 625-2378
1621 West Michigan Street
Duluth, MN
 
Duluth Snap Fitness
(218) 525-8363
4425 E. Superior St.
Duluth, MN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Duluth Clinic
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
 
Duluth Clinic Fitness and Therapy Center
(218) 786-5400
530 E 2nd St
Duluth, MN
 
Superior Street Fitness
(218) 723-1254
2215 W Superior St
Duluth, MN
 
Jazzercise Duluth Pilgrim Congregational Church
(218) 464-0335
2310 E 4th St.
Duluth, MN
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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