Pilates Equestrian Training Twin Falls ID

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Twin Falls, ID. 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 Twin Falls, ID
(208) 736-3881
562 Blue Lakes Blvd N
Twin Falls, ID
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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Planet Cheer
(208) 735-1270
1196 Addison Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
 
Safax Fitness Training
(208) 732-8232
222 7th Ave N
Twin Falls, ID
 
Gold's Gym
(208) 733-4653
1487 Fillmore St
Twin Falls, ID
 
Success Martial Arts
(208) 733-8910
1300 Kimberly Rd
Twin Falls, ID
 
Cirinciones Martial Arts
(208) 300-0291
1881 Poleline Rd E
Twin Falls, ID
 
Curves Twin Falls
690 Blue Lakes Blvd. N
Twin Falls, ID
 
Curves For Women
(208) 324-7222
2160 Rusty Ct
Twin Falls, ID
 
Falls Ave Fitness Unlimited
(208) 734-7538
PO Box 225
Twin Falls, ID
 
Jazzercise Twin Falls The Historic Ballroom
(208) 539-5284
201 Shoshone St. N.
Twin Falls, ID
Programs & Services
Jazzercise

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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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