It is designed to integrate the Pilates methodology into the practice of hatha yoga for a more complete system of exercise.
Yoga is a form of exercise that uses slow movements and stretching. It is good for increasing flexibility and balance. It is also good for relieving stress and relaxing. Yoga has been used as a meditation technique for thousands of years.
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance in the legs, abs, arms, hips, and back. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance.