Yoga or Pilates?

Yoga Or Pilates: Which Is Right For You? (Infographic) I attempted yoga on two occasions, unfortunately, after each session, I ended up with a migraine.  So much for stretching and relaxation!


6 thoughts on “Yoga or Pilates?

  1. thekintsukuroilife says:

    I find that certain yoga positions make my conditions flair while others are nice for just stretching. Pilates, however, I find helps with joint pain and swelling, overall feelings of relaxation, ability to sleep, and so forth. At first it hurt the muscles (because they were weak from disuse) but after only the first few sessions the body symptoms of all the things I have decreased. Pilates can be effective without weights or bands, it engages many muscle groups so the work isn’t in isolation, and instead of trying to force the body into a positional stretch, it is about moving the body properly.

    I know others will have their own experiences, but for me Pilates is the way to go!


    • cherished79 says:

      Thanks for commenting and so pleased the Pilates is successful for you. It’s amazing how you feel when you finally discover a method that eases pain other than medications. 🙂


    • cherished79 says:

      I didn’t find it painful for my body, just the results later for migraines. Too bad it didn’t work out for both of us who are looking for another way to avoid medication. Also, I have thin legs and any exercise involving the knee area hurt like hell. Thanks for stopping by to comment.

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    • cherished79 says:

      That’s true in many cases, and to be honest, I don’t know much about yoga or vinyasa, but so happy it worked for you. Hope you locate a decent studio that suits your needs. Thanks for commenting. 🙂


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