The Buddha’s teaching has become primarily known for its mindfulness and sitting meditation practice, but the Buddha himself was a Yogi originally trained by great Yoga masters.
The teachings of Yoga have become predominantly known for the practice of Hatha Yoga (postures with breathing), but Yoga is a spiritual practice that involves not only physical practice, but deep and profound meditation as well.
Every form of meditation has its own power and benefit.
The Buddha's breathing meditation takes a practitioner deep within; Yoga meditations most often begin with taking the attention outside the body, to connect first with the divine, supreme energy that creates everything.
Do both ultimately lead to the same experience?
Can using both practices in conjunction with each other be beneficial?
The only way to know the answers to these questions is to sit down and practice: