Pilates Equestrian Training Muskogee OK

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Flex Time Fitness
(918) 683-3539
2226 S 32nd St
Muskogee, OK
 
Champion Fitness
(918) 686-7539
2250 East Shawnee Road
Muskogee, OK
 
Strictly Fitness
(918) 683-2639
336 Eastside Blvd
Muskogee, OK
 
Curves Wagoner OK
2105 S. Hwy. 69
Wagoner, OK
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Strictly Fitness
(918) 683-2639
Lakeland Shopping Ct
Muskogee, OK
 
The Third Rock Adventure Inc.
(918) 682-4470
119 Windsor Drive
Muskogee, OK
 
Healthplex Club Inc
(918) 686-7539
2240 E Shawnee Rd
Muskogee, OK
 
Curves For Women
(918) 687-3139
2421 S York St # 16
Muskogee, OK
 
Access Fitness Wagoner
(918) 732-9248
307 Blake Dr
Wagoner, OK
 
Flex Time Fitness
(918) 683-3539
2226 S 32nd St
Muskogee, 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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