ML asks: “Many of my friends are into pilates and I’d like to get involved too but many of these moves look very much like yoga. Are the two related in any way?”
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Woman Loses Breast Implant During Pilates Maneuver
A 59 year-old breast cancer survivor was doing a Pilates maneuver which caused her body to “swallow” her breast implant – which forced her to have it surgically retrieved and reinserted.
Yoga/New Age Exercises
MP writes: “I am shocked to have learned that most of the stretch exercises that I have done [over the years for the warm-up and cool down portion of my workout] are actually yoga! The problem is that these exercises are not listed as yoga. . . .”
Margaret asks: “Is Pilates exercise considered New Age? What about simple stretches for warm-up and cool down when doing a work out? How is one to know what is ‘yoga’ and what isn’t?”