Pilates Equestrian Training Waterloo IA

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Waterloo, 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.

Waterloo Snap Fitness
(319) 287-9000
3556 Kimball Ave.
Waterloo, IA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Covenant Medical Center
(319) 272-8000
3421 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
 
Anytime Fitness
(319) 232-4200
1245 Flammang Ave
Waterloo, IA
 
Anytime Fitness Waterloo, IA
(319) 232-4200
1245 Flammang Ave
Waterloo, 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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Beyond Wellness
(319) 226-6171
4855 William Dr
Waterloo, IA
 
Cedar Falls Snap Fitness
(319) 277-5000
1820 Main St.
Cedar Falls, IA
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Snap Fitness
(319) 287-9000
3556 Kimball Ave.
Waterloo, IA
 
United Sport & Athlete
(319) 234-1935
1045 Southtown Drive
Waterloo, IA
 
Black Hawk Gymnastics
(319) 233-2533
950 Sheerer Ave
Waterloo, IA
 
YMCA
(319) 233-3531
669 S Hackett Rd
Waterloo, 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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