Pilates Equestrian Training Sioux City IA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Sioux City, IA. 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.

North Sioux City Snap Fitness
(605) 232-8713
317 Dakota Dunes Blvd.
North Sioux City, SD
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Anytime Fitness
(712) 252-5555
409 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA
 
Four Seasons Health Club - Central
(712) 255-7659
1600 7th Street
Sioux City, IA
 
Anytime Fitness Sioux City, IA
(712) 252-5555
409 Nebraska Street
Sioux City, IA
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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Headid Little League
(712) 252-1062
2404 Hawkeye Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Four Seasons Health Club
(712) 255-7659
1600 7th St
Sioux City, IA
 
Musketeers Hockey Team
(712) 252-2116
401 Gordon Dr
Sioux City, IA
 
Taekwondo Academy of Sioux City
(712) 266-0688
Morningside Ave # ;
Sioux City, IA
 
Curves South Sioux City NE
1101 Dakota Ave. S.
South Sioux City, NE
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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Wic Program
(712) 279-6636
504 11th St
Sioux City, IA
 
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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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