Pilates Equestrian Training Pocatello ID

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Ed Snells Pharmacy Shop and Oxygen
(208) 232-0049
9th ; Oak
Pocatello, ID
 
Curves Pocatello ID
440 E. Clark Street, Ste. C
Pocatello, ID
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Jabs MMA
(208) 251-1319
621 1st St.
Pocatello, ID
 
It Figures
(208) 478-6655
340 S 4th Ave
Pocatello, ID
 
Ladies Workout Express
(208) 234-8966
690 Yellowstone Ave
Pocatello, ID
 
Fitness Inc Health Club
(208) 233-8035
1800 Garrett Way # 19
Pocatello, ID
 
Curves Pocatello
440 E. Clark Street
Pocatello, ID
 
Shoshone Bannock Gaming
(208) 237-8774
I 15 Exit 80 Simplot
Pocatello, ID
 
Fitness Inc Health Club
(208) 233-8035
1800 Garrett Way Ste 19
Pocatello, ID
 
Metro Health Spa
(208) 232-4541
442 N Arthur Ave
Pocatello, ID
 
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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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