Pilates Equestrian Training Stillwater OK

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Stillwater, 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.

OSU Wellness Center
(405) 744-9355
1514 W Hall Of Fame Campus
Stillwater, OK
 
Cross Fit Stillwater
(405) 334-2353
1615 N Country Club Rd # D
Stillwater, OK
 
Rockhouse Gym
(405) 624-1508
1225 N Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
 
Fitness Together Stillwater
(405) 372-2255
1916 N Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
Programs & Services
Elliptical Trainers, Free Weights, Personal Training, Treadmill, Weight Machines

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Total Health
(405) 624-6592
1810 N Perkins Rd
Stillwater, OK
 
Gym One Fitness
(405) 743-4961
1317 S Western Rd
Stillwater, OK
 
Curves For Women
(405) 780-7700
724 S Western Rd
Stillwater, OK
 
Curves Stillwater OK
2212 N. Perkins Rd.
Stillwater, OK
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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Oklahoma State University
(405) 744-9355
1514 W Hall of Fame
Stillwater, OK
 
Stillwater Medical Center
(405) 533-4348
Stillwater, 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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