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Exercise(s) of the Week: Yoga for Pilates

By February 28, 2012

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yoga poseThere is a lot of interest these days in yoga and Pilates together. Some people think they are the same, which they are not; and some people think Pilates was developed from yoga, which it was not. Nevertheless, yoga and Pilates do have much in common and taking a little dip from one to other occasionally can help shed new light on our approach to certain exercises or our workouts as a whole.

Since we are Pilates folks here, this week we take 7 yoga poses and look at how we might use them to go deeper into our Pilates practice.

Learn 7 Yoga Poses for Pilates Practice

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photo (c)2009, Marguerite Ogle

March 1, 2012 at 9:17 am
(1) Karen Burke says:

I thought this was really helpful easy to follow and well written parallel between Pilates and Yoga and easy to understand. Thanks for the inspiration! Now all I have to do is hit the mat!

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