What is Pilates? The Pilates program focuses on the core postural muscles that help keep the body balanced and that are essential to providing support for the spine. In particular, Pilates exercises teach awareness of breath and alignment of the spine, and aim to strengthen the deep torso muscles.
Yoga is exercise that involves stretching the body in certain poses to create balance, strength and flexibility. This low-impact exercise not only makes you feel great, but each pose has specific physical and mental benefits.
Yoga is probably not an obvious choice of activity when it comes to weight loss but despite the speed of the movements it is deceptively effective and here’s why.