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Health benefits of yoga and Pilates

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Key facts

  • Yoga combines physical movements with meditation and calm breathing techniques.
  • Pilates involves a series of repetitive body moves with a breath technique to enhance correct movement and coordination.
  • Regular yoga and Pilates classes improve your muscle strength, and balance and flexibility skills.
  • An instructor can change yoga and Pilates moves to suit all ages and fitness levels.
  • If you are new to yoga or Pilates, take classes with a certified instructor to learn the correct movements and to help avoid injury.

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Last reviewed: June 2022


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