Pilates Equestrian Training Mitchell SD

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Mitchell, SD. 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.

Anytime Fitness Mitchell, SD
(605) 292-0833
905 E Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD
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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Curves Mitchell SD
1401 N. Main St., Suite 105
Mitchell, SD
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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Wild Oak Golf Club
(605) 996-2084
2500 E 1st Ave
Mitchell, SD
 
Curves Mitchell
1401 N. Main St.
Mitchell, SD
 
Anytime Fitness
(605) 292-0833
905 E Spruce Street
Mitchell, SD
 
Wellness Center At Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
(605) 995-2445
5th ; Kittridge
Mitchell, SD
 
Fitness World Inc
(605) 996-2400
1307 N Main St # C
Mitchell, SD
 
Curves
(605) 996-2183
1416 N Main St
Mitchell, SD
 
Recreation Center
(605) 995-8450
1300 N Main St
Mitchell, SD
 
Avera Queen of Peace Health Services
(605) 995-2490
525 N Foster St
Mitchell, SD
 
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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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