Pilates Equestrian Training Rochester MN

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Rochester, MN. 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.

Rochester Snap Fitness
(507) 289-2124
2477 Clare Ln NE
Rochester, MN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Byron Snap Fitness
(507) 775-7627
1067 4th St. NE Suite 100
Byron, MN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Rochester Therapeutic Massage
(507) 282-4445
Northgate
Rochester, MN
 
Martial Arts Fitness Center
(507) 536-4565
55 Cr Rd 16 SE
Rochester, MN
 
USA Fitness Clubs
(507) 529-1977
3462 55th Street NW
Rochester, MN
 
Rochester South Snap Fitness
(507) 289-2124
102 20th Street SE
Rochester, MN
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Curves Rochester MN - North
4156 - 18th Avenue NW
Rochester, MN
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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Recreation Center
(507) 281-6167
21 Elton Hills Dr NW
Rochester, MN
 
Rochester Athletic Club
(507) 282-6000
3100 19th St NW
Rochester, MN
 
Relax the Back Store
(507) 252-5869
Centerplace Galleria
Rochester, MN
 
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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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