Pilates Equestrian Training Williston ND

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Williston, ND. 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 Williston, ND
(701) 774-1935
1542 16th St. West, Unit 204
Williston, ND
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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Curves Williston
34 - 24th Street W
Williston, ND
 
Curves Williston ND
34 - 24th Street W
Williston, ND
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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Eagle Ridge Golf Club
(701) 572-6500
Highway 2 N
Williston, ND
 
Curves for Women
(701) 577-5000
2301 2nd Ave W
Williston, ND
 
Curves For Women
(701) 577-5000
2301 2nd Ave W
Williston, ND
 
Key Gym
(701) 572-6420
222 E Broadway
Williston, ND
 
Mercy Wellness Center
(701) 572-1848
512 Main St
Williston, ND
 
Upper Missouri District Health Unit
(701) 774-6400
110 W Broadway Ste 101
Williston, ND
 
Mercy Wellness Center
(701) 572-1848
512 Main St
Williston, ND
 
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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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