Pilates Equestrian Training North Platte NE

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Curves North Platte NE
521 N. Dewey Street
North Platte, NE
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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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Inner Power Martial Arts
(308) 534-6929
PO Box 623
North Platte, NE
 
Jazzercise
(308) 532-2097
1204 W A St
North Platte, NE
 
Recreation Complex
(308) 535-6772
1300 McDonald Rd
North Platte, NE
 
Fire House Gym
(308) 532-6337
908 E 7th St
North Platte, NE
 
Cody Go Karts
(308) 534-8277
805 Halligan Dr
North Platte, NE
 
Nebraska Athletic Club
(308) 534-4717
1701 E 4th St
North Platte, NE
 
Curves
(308) 534-5224
521 N Dewey St
North Platte, NE
 
Jazzercise North Platte Fitness Center
(308) 532-2097
1204 West A St.
North Platte, NE
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Jazzercise

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North Platte, NE
 
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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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