Yoga is a physical and mental discipline originating in India, which combines meditative practices and postures (called asanas). Pilates is a physical-fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilates in Germany. Both Yoga and Pilates offer all the benefits of exercise, but there are some differences between the two.
|Relief from depression or anxiety||Weight loss|
|Relaxation||Toning and strengthening|
|Flexibility||Relief from back pain|
|Mental and emotional health||Physical prowess|