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Pilates Equestrian Training Enid OK

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Enid, OK. 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.

Vital Signs Wellness Center
(580) 233-0181
2127 W Willow Rd
Enid, OK
 
Oakwood Activity Center
(580) 234-4464
401 N Oakwood Rd
Enid, OK
 
Tan Perfect Toning & Fitness Llc
(580) 242-6240
2106 Willow Ln
Enid, OK
 
Oakwood Christian Church
(580) 234-4464
Enid, OK
 
Senior Life Network
(580) 234-6060
Oakwood Mall
Enid, OK
 
Curves Enid OK
523 S. Cleveland Street
Enid, OK
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FGF Barbell
(580) 237-5553
412 South Buchanan Street
Enid, OK
 
Hospice of Enid
(580) 213-3333
310 E Owen K Garriott Rd
Enid, OK
 
Denny Price Family Ymca
(580) 237-4645
415 W Cherokee Ave
Enid, OK
 
Dragon Kim's Enid Academy of Tae
(580) 234-3405
420 W Walnut Ave
Enid, OK
 
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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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