A Pilates Mat is thicker than a Yoga mat (at least 1/2 inch thick) to better protect and cushion the spine during rolling exercise. This is especially important if you are working on hard floors. If you have a plush carpet, a yoga mat will work.
If you want to take advantage of my Virtual PSM classes or on-demand PSM classes, you will need a suspension trainer like the TRX. This versatile piece of equipment will help you reap the benefits of the reformer, tower, or barre from the comfort of your own home.