Pilates Equestrian Training Grand Forks ND

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Grand Forks, ND. 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.

Grand Forks Snap Fitness
(701) 757-7627
4571 South Washington Street
Grand Forks, ND
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 Court Fitness Club
(701) 746-2790
1600 32nd Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND
 
Anytime Fitness Grand Forks, ND
(701) 772-0208
3750 32nd Ave South
Grand Forks, ND
Programs & Services
24-hr Operations, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Parking, Personal Training, Spinning, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Wise About Weight Inc
(701) 792-3806
1826 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Healthsouth Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Ctr
(701) 746-8374
2617 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND
 
Grand Forks Snap Fitness
(701) 746-9884
2750 Gateway Dr., Suite A
Grand Forks, ND
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Ata Black Belt Academy
(701) 738-3270
2150 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Snap Fitness
(701) 757-7627
4571 South Washington
Grand Forks, ND
 
Center Court Fitness Club
(701) 746-2790
1600 32nd Ave S
Grand Forks, ND
 
Curves Grand Forks
2100 S. Columbia Rd.
Grand Forks, ND
 
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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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