Pilates Equestrian Training Medford OR

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Medford, OR. 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.

Medford Snap Fitness
(541) 210-5888
930 North Phoenix Road, #101
Medford, OR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Jacksonville Snap Fitness
(541) 702-0700
650 G Street
Jacksonville, OR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Golds Gym of Medford
(541) 779-0585
3581 Lear Way
Medford, OR
 
Superior Athletic Club II
(541) 779-7640
2500 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
 
Slender Lady of Medford
(541) 774-8914
1128 Court St Ste A
Medford, OR
 
Talent Snap Fitness
(541) 535-7627
160 N. Pacific Hwy #8
Talent, OR
Programs & Services
Circuit Training, Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Pilates, Stair Climber, Stationary Bikes, Towel Service, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Womens Fitness Company
(541) 776-5200
539 Stevens St
Medford, OR
 
Rogue Valley Cross Fit
(541) 944-1739
3001 Samike Dr # 100
Medford, OR
 
Curves For Women
(541) 770-6938
2390 Jacksonville Hwy # B
Medford, OR
 
Waterford Health & Fitness Center
(541) 770-4491
760 Spring St
Medford, OR
 
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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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