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Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates

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== Steps ==
 
== Steps ==
 
=== Clarifying Your Goals ===
 
=== Clarifying Your Goals ===
#Are you looking for physical rehabilitation? Both yoga and Pilates can offer help in rebounding physically. For example, for individuals with physical injuries, Pilates has been a tried a true method of reducing physical pain and recovering from injury.<ref>https://ift.tt/2UggffB> Yoga, on the other hand, has been often used as part of mental and emotional rehabilitation.<ref>https://ift.tt/3dwzycu>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 1 Version 2.jpg|center]]
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#Are you looking for physical rehabilitation? Both yoga and Pilates can offer help in rebounding physically. For example, for individuals with physical injuries, Pilates has been a tried a true method of reducing physical pain and recovering from injury.<ref>https://ift.tt/2UggffB> Yoga, on the other hand, has been often used as part of mental and emotional rehabilitation.[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 1 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#*Yoga can be an excellent exercise for rehabilitation, sometimes better than pilates depending on your particular needs. A very experienced, knowledgeable yoga instructor can help you build strength and flexibility, choose exercises that fit your abilities, and how to modify exercises if you need to.
 
#*Yoga can be an excellent exercise for rehabilitation, sometimes better than pilates depending on your particular needs. A very experienced, knowledgeable yoga instructor can help you build strength and flexibility, choose exercises that fit your abilities, and how to modify exercises if you need to.
 
#*Yoga classes can vary a lot, depending on the focus, teacher, or yoga studio. There are classes designed for chair-bound seniors in nursing homes, meditative yoga, yoga for preschoolers, and classes that Olympic-caliber athletes attend. Pilates is not quite as diverse in its presentation.
 
#*Yoga classes can vary a lot, depending on the focus, teacher, or yoga studio. There are classes designed for chair-bound seniors in nursing homes, meditative yoga, yoga for preschoolers, and classes that Olympic-caliber athletes attend. Pilates is not quite as diverse in its presentation.
 
#Decide whether toning your body is a concern to you. Yoga and Pilates are both wonderful for toning and strengthening all of the muscles groups in your body. Pilates tends to have a greater focus on muscle toning. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, you could try Pilates exercises using different Pilates machine which add the cardio and fitness element to your Pilates poses and will help you to burn additional calories. There are no machines in yoga practice.<ref>http://www.canadianliving.com/health/fitness/yoga_or_pilates_2.php</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Decide whether toning your body is a concern to you. Yoga and Pilates are both wonderful for toning and strengthening all of the muscles groups in your body. Pilates tends to have a greater focus on muscle toning. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, you could try Pilates exercises using different Pilates machine which add the cardio and fitness element to your Pilates poses and will help you to burn additional calories. There are no machines in yoga practice.<ref>http://www.canadianliving.com/health/fitness/yoga_or_pilates_2.php</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#Think about what mental health improvement you want from your exercise. Yoga has been known to have a lot of beneficial effects on mental health. Doing yoga will calm your sympathetic nervous system, helping with stress, and your hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, which controls hormone levels.<ref>https://ift.tt/3dwzycu>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 3 Version 3.jpg|center]]
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#Think about what mental health improvement you want from your exercise. Yoga has been known to have a lot of beneficial effects on mental health. Doing yoga will calm your sympathetic nervous system, helping with stress, and your hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, which controls hormone levels. [[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 3 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Consider whether the pursuit of spirituality is something you want out of exercise. Yoga is an ancient practice that often involves exploring spirituality. Mediation is a large part of yoga. Yoga and Pilates involve the alignment of the body and the mind, but Pilates will not add focus on the spirit to this unlike yoga.<ref>http://www.active.com/fitness/articles/yoga-vs-pilates-which-one-is-right-for-you</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 4 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Consider whether the pursuit of spirituality is something you want out of exercise. Yoga is an ancient practice that often involves exploring spirituality. Mediation is a large part of yoga. Yoga and Pilates involve the alignment of the body and the mind, but Pilates will not add focus on the spirit to this unlike yoga.<ref>http://www.active.com/fitness/articles/yoga-vs-pilates-which-one-is-right-for-you</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 4 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#*On the other hand, yoga can also be done without a large focus on spirituality, if that's not your thing. When it comes time to choose a class, if yoga interests you but spirituality does not, you can look for a more secular yoga class.
 
#*On the other hand, yoga can also be done without a large focus on spirituality, if that's not your thing. When it comes time to choose a class, if yoga interests you but spirituality does not, you can look for a more secular yoga class.
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#Decide how important increasing strength is to you. Pilates focuses on trying to relax muscles which are tense and provide strengthening of the numerous muscles of the body. Unlike yoga, Pilates includes the use of resistance machines in addition to mat exercises, making it much more similar to weight training than yoga is.<ref>http://www.diffen.com/difference/Pilates_vs_Yoga</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 9.jpg|center]]
 
#Decide how important increasing strength is to you. Pilates focuses on trying to relax muscles which are tense and provide strengthening of the numerous muscles of the body. Unlike yoga, Pilates includes the use of resistance machines in addition to mat exercises, making it much more similar to weight training than yoga is.<ref>http://www.diffen.com/difference/Pilates_vs_Yoga</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 9.jpg|center]]
 
#*Yoga and Pilates both contain several poses that are suitable for toning the abdominal muscles.  However, Pilates exercises are a lot more intense and results may be achieved much quicker than they might be if practicing yoga. Through frequent Pilates exercises, a flatter and firmer stomach can be achieved.
 
#*Yoga and Pilates both contain several poses that are suitable for toning the abdominal muscles.  However, Pilates exercises are a lot more intense and results may be achieved much quicker than they might be if practicing yoga. Through frequent Pilates exercises, a flatter and firmer stomach can be achieved.
#Evaluate the differences in mental benefits between yoga and pilates. Understand that yoga will focus on your mind more. Exercise has been proven helpful for individuals who are suffering from depression or anxiety. Yoga might be the most effective exercise to combat the illness because it focuses on the mind and spirit as well as the body. Quiet reflection and meditation are a large part of yoga practice. Many people start yoga with reducing stress as their main goal.<ref>https://ift.tt/3dwzycu>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 10.jpg|center]]
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#Evaluate the differences in mental benefits between yoga and pilates. Understand that yoga will focus on your mind more. Exercise has been proven helpful for individuals who are suffering from depression or anxiety. Yoga might be the most effective exercise to combat the illness because it focuses on the mind and spirit as well as the body. Quiet reflection and meditation are a large part of yoga practice. Many people start yoga with reducing stress as their main goal. [[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 10.jpg|center]]
 
=== Trying Both Out ===
 
=== Trying Both Out ===
 
#Try Pilates in your home. Although it's impossible to get the full Pilates experience at home,  you can get an idea of what it's like. Perhaps the best way to get started with Pilates at home is to use YouTube. YouTube has a wealth of free videos of instructors giving beginner lessons in basic Pilates exercises.<ref>http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/deciding-to-try-pilates.html</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 11.jpg|center]]
 
#Try Pilates in your home. Although it's impossible to get the full Pilates experience at home,  you can get an idea of what it's like. Perhaps the best way to get started with Pilates at home is to use YouTube. YouTube has a wealth of free videos of instructors giving beginner lessons in basic Pilates exercises.<ref>http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/deciding-to-try-pilates.html</ref>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 11.jpg|center]]
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#Try yoga in your home. Nothing more is needed for yoga than some space and free time, which makes it a great exercise to get started with at home. You may find purchasing a mat to be helpful but it's not necessary. Search online for instructions on how to perform basic poses and postures. There are many video as well as text tutorials that will allow you to get a feel for what yoga practice is like.[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 12.jpg|center]]
 
#Try yoga in your home. Nothing more is needed for yoga than some space and free time, which makes it a great exercise to get started with at home. You may find purchasing a mat to be helpful but it's not necessary. Search online for instructions on how to perform basic poses and postures. There are many video as well as text tutorials that will allow you to get a feel for what yoga practice is like.[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 12.jpg|center]]
 
#Look for classes near you. If you wish, you can continue to practice yoga or pilates at home, without ever stepping foot in a class. However, finding a good class might help you get the full yoga or pilates experience, and get the most out of the exercise. Search online to find classes near you. Compare the prices and the reviews. Then choose a few check out in person.[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 13.jpg|center]]
 
#Look for classes near you. If you wish, you can continue to practice yoga or pilates at home, without ever stepping foot in a class. However, finding a good class might help you get the full yoga or pilates experience, and get the most out of the exercise. Search online to find classes near you. Compare the prices and the reviews. Then choose a few check out in person.[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 13.jpg|center]]
#*Once you arrive at a yoga or Pilates studio you're interested in trying out, talk to the instructor about your goals and what you're looking for in a class. This will help you decide what class is right for you.<ref>https://ift.tt/3dlife7>
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#*Once you arrive at a yoga or Pilates studio you're interested in trying out, talk to the instructor about your goals and what you're looking for in a class. This will help you decide what class is right for you.
#Attend classes for both to decide which is best for you. If you haven't yet decided for sure whether yoga or Pilates is what you want to do, spend some time at classes for both. Look for classes that offer free trials, or free classes for newcomers. Attend a quality yoga class and a quality Pilates class a few times each and by then you should be able to make a fully informed decision on which will better serve your needs.<ref>https://ift.tt/3dlife7>[[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 14.jpg|center]]
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#Attend classes for both to decide which is best for you. If you haven't yet decided for sure whether yoga or Pilates is what you want to do, spend some time at classes for both. Look for classes that offer free trials, or free classes for newcomers. Attend a quality yoga class and a quality Pilates class a few times each and by then you should be able to make a fully informed decision on which will better serve your needs. [[Image:Choose Between Yoga Vs Pilates Step 14.jpg|center]]
   
 
===Comparison Chart and Basic Yoga and Pilates Moves===
 
===Comparison Chart and Basic Yoga and Pilates Moves===


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