Pilates Equestrian Training Pierre SD

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Pierre, 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 Pierre, SD
(605) 224-4011
740 E Sioux Ave., Suite 114
Pierre, 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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River City Fitness Center
(605) 224-1425
1515 East Sioux Avenue
Pierre, SD
 
Curves For Women
(605) 945-0685
840 N Garfield Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Pedal & Paddle
(605) 224-8955
411 S Pierre St
Pierre, SD
 
River City Fitness Center
(605) 224-1425
1515 E Sioux Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Nancys Pace Fitness
(605) 224-2828
521 E Sioux Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Anytime Fitness
(605) 224-4011
740 E Sioux Ave.
Pierre, SD
 
Curves Pierre SD
1615 N. Harrison Ave., Ste. 23
Pierre, 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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Nancy's Pace Fitness
(605) 224-2828
521 E Sioux Ave
Pierre, SD
 
Curves for Women
(605) 945-0685
840 Garfield
Pierre, 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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