If you are a health conscious person then the following given article on facts related to Yoga and Pilates will surely be of interest to you.
Any type of physical, spiritual and mental practise or discipline that is practised so as to reach to the state of the permanent peace is known as Yoga and it is one of the 6 Astika (Orthodox) of the schools of Hindu philosophy. There are various types of Yoga including Ananda Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Anusara Yoga and Jivamukti Yoga.
The various benefits of Yoga are relief from stress, increasing the physical strength, raising the energy levels, increasing the grip strength, improving concentration and others.
Pilates on the other hand is the body conditioning routine that helps to build the muscle strength and flexibility in arms, legs, hips and abdominal areas. The fitness system of Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates in the 20th century. Various types of Pilates include Classical Pilates, Clinical Pilates, Contemporary Pilates, Small Props and Mat Work.
There are various benefits of Pilates like it helps in proper alignment, releases stress, gives shape and toning, gives flexibility and strength to body, helps in body control, prevents the musculoskeletal injuries, improves the stabilisation of the spine, relaxes the shoulder and upper back and others.