Stretch vs. Strength. Hey Lara,
There are a lot of overlapping benefits from the two. I actually used to do a HIP class here at Stanford that was 1/2 yoga and 1/2 pilates...I loved it!
I got to yoga when I'm craving a good stretch. However, yoga also gives me good all-over strength (depending on which poses I do) and is great for balance.
Pilates is all about core strength. I don't find as much stretch and balance here, but definitely more muscle toning.
hope that helps! Are you trying to decide between the two? Go for both!!
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