Yoga has been around for thousands of years and first originated in India. Pilates is a relative newbie having been created in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates as a way of rehabilitation. Both offer health benefits, but which is better yoga or pilates? In today’s world physical results rank high as a criterion, but what about the mental and spiritual aspects? Consumers want an exercise experience that is physically challenging, that is a sound value, and creates tangible results.