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Pilates Equestrian Training Minot ND

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Minot, 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.

Minot Snap Fitness
(701) 852-2424
401 40th Ave. SW, Suite 129
Minot, 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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Fitness First Inc
(701) 837-4833
1015 S Broadway Ste 21
Minot, ND
 
Fitness First Inc
(701) 837-4833
1015 S Broadway # 21
Minot, ND
 
YMCA
(701) 852-0141
3515 16th St SW
Minot, ND
 
Curves
(701) 852-1699
1400 20th Ave SW # 2
Minot, ND
 
Curves Minot ND
2110 - 10th Street SW
Minot, ND
Programs & Services
Aerobics, Body Sculpting, Cardio Equipment, Cardio Equipment, Circuit Training, Group Exercise Studio, Gym Classes, Gym Equipment, Gym Sports, Silver Sneakers, Zumba

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Anytime Fitness
(701) 852-3333
305 20th Avenue Southwest
Minot, ND
 
Easter Seals Goodwill Nd Inc Warm Water Pool Ctr
(701) 838-0669
800 12th Ave SW
Minot, ND
 
Curves Minot
2110 - 10th Street SW
Minot, ND
 
Anytime Fitness Minot, ND
(701) 852-3333
305 20th Ave SW
Minot, 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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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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