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Inspirational Yoga Quotes
“Yoga is not about what you do. It is about how you do it.”— Adriene Mishler
“Yoga begins right where I am- not where I was yesterday or where I long to be.”— Linda Sparrowe.
“Whatever you do in life, yoga shows you how to do it better.”— Chuck Miller
“The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness.”― Sakyong Mipham
“Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are.”― Jason Crandell
“Yoga is a metaphor for life. You have to take it really slowly. You can’t rush. You can’t skip to the next position. Don’t judge yourself. Just breathe, and let go. It is a workout for your mind, your body and your soul.”— Madonna
“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.”― B.K.S Iyengar
“The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.”— T.K.V Desikachar
“Yoga is a way of moving into stillness in order to experience the truth of who you are.”— Erich Schiffmann
“Yoga is a dance between control and surrender – between pushing and letting go – and when to push and when to let go becomes part of the creative process, part of the open-ended exploration of your being.”— Joel Kramer
“Yoga is the dance of every cell with the music of every breath that creates inner serenity and harmony.”― Debasish Mridha
“Yoga makes you harmonious with nature and teaches you to be joyfully curious about your inner world.”— Debasish Mridha
“Yoga teaches you how to listen to your body.”— Mariel Hemingway
“True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.”– Aadil Palkhivala
“Yoga allows you to find a new kind of freedom that you may not have known even existed.”— B.K.S. Iyengar.
“You’re never too old, never too bad, never too late and never too sick to start from the scratch once again.”― Bikram Choudhury
“The attitude of gratitude is the highest yoga”— Yogi Bhajan.
“Yoga exists in our world because everything is linked”.— T.K.V Desikachar
“Yoga is not a work-out. It is a work-in.”— Rolf Gates
“The ultimate goal of yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.”— T.K.V. Desikachar
“Yoga is not about self-improvement, it’s about self-acceptance.”— Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa.
“Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.”― Amit Ray
“Yoga is not just repetition of few postures – it is more about the exploration and discovery of the subtle energies of life.”— Amit Ray
“For me, yoga is not just a workout – it’s about working on yourself.”— Mary Glover
“Yoga is not a work-out; it is a work-in. And this is the point of spiritual practice, to make us teachable, to open up our hearts, and focus our awareness so that we can know what we already know and be who we already are.”— Rolf Gates
“Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.”— Buddha
The practice of Yoga is the means and way of finding that happiness, our true identity. When we discover that, we are not what we think we are but something completely different.— Sri M. (Source)
“Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.”— Amit Ray
“Yoga is an effortless dance with breath and gravity”— Vanda Scaravelli
“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”— B.K.S Iyengar
“Calming the mind is yoga, not just standing on the head.”— Swami Satchidananda
“All this bringing of the mind into a higher state of vibration is included in one word in Yoga — Samadhi.”― Swami Vivekananda
“Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, freedom in routine, confidence through self-control, energy within and energy without.”— Ymber Delecto
“Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.”— The Bhagavad Gita.
“Yoga adds years to your life and life to your years.”— Alan Finger
“Another meaning of the word yoga is “to tie the strands of the mind together.”― T.K.V. Desikachar
“Yoga has a sly, clever way of short circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety.”— Baxter Bell
“Yoga says instinct is a trace of an old experience that has been repeated many times and the impressions have sunk down to the bottom of the mental lake. Although they go down, they aren’t completely erased. Don’t think you ever forget anything. All experiences are stored in the chittam; and, when the proper atmosphere is created, they come to the surface again. When we do something several times it forms a habit. Continue with that habit for a long time, and it becomes your character. Continue with that character and eventually, perhaps in another life, it comes up as instinct.”― Sri S. Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras
“One of the fundamental principles of yoga: A small action done repeatedly can make an enormous difference.”— Dr. Timothy McCall
Yoga Quotes To Inspire Your Practice
“Your body exists in the past and your mind exists in the future. In yoga, they come together in the present.”— B.K.S. Iyengar .
“Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention.”— Kino MacGregor
“The very heart of yoga practice is abhyasa—steady effort in the direction you want to go.”— Sally Kempton
“It doesn’t matter if things aren’t perfect. My practice is my time to feel alive, loved and free.”— Unknown
“In the practice of Yoga one can emphasize the body, the mind or the self and hence the effort can never be fruitless.”— Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.”— Patanjali, the yoga Sutras.
“The practice of Yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being.”— Sri Aurobindo.
“The pose begins when you want to leave it.”— B.K.S. Iyengar
“Anybody can breathe; therefore, anybody can practice yoga.”— T. K. V. Desikachar
“Yoga isn’t meant to be perfected, it’s meant to be practiced.
“Yoga is not about touching your toes, it’s about what you learn on the way down.”— Jigar Gor
“The better your practice, the brighter your flame.”― B.K.S Iyengar.
“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.”— Patanjali.
“In order to achieve a state of yoga, one must develop both practice and detachment. ”— Patanjali
“Move your joints every day. You have to find your own tricks. Bury your mind deep in your heart, and watch the body move by itself.”— Sri Dharma Mittra
“Yoga is 99% Practice & 1% theory.”― Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
“There is the practice of yoga of the body, mind and spirit always fruitful, and it gives to each through practice what he seeks.”— T.K.V. Desikachar.
“Don’t use your energy to worry. Use your energy to believe.”—Joel Osteen.
“Yoga must not be practiced to control the body; it is the opposite, it must bring freedom to the body, all the freedom it needs”— Vanda Scaravelli
“Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.”— Svatmarama, Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Funny Yoga Quotes
“Smiling is mouth yoga.”— Thich Nhat Hanh
“I don’t know which yoga pose is more difficult, holding in my farts for an hour or not laughing at those who can’t. ”— Unknown.
“Approach at your own risk I have mad yoga skills.”— Unknown.
“The whole point of the yoga sutra is to step out of the limited being you think you are. ”— Melissa Townsend.
“No chapattis. No strength.”— Sharath Rangaswamy
“I do yoga because punching people is frowned upon.”
“Go from a human being doing yoga to a human being yoga.”— Baron Baptiste.
“Log out . shut down do yoga.”
“Yoga pants. Because jeans are stressful and you don’t need that in your life.”— Unknown
“Namaste away from me until I’ve had my coffee.”
“If you fall, I’ll be there. Love, Your Mat”— Unknown
“Our heads are round so thought can change direction.”— Allen Ginsberg
Yoga Quotes to Boost your Morning Routine
“If you restore balance in your own self, you will be contributing immensely to the healing of the world.”— Deepak Chopra .
“A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga.”— The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.
“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind.”—Patanjali.
“Yoga is acting in such a way that all of our attention is directed toward the activity in which we are engaged.”— Desikachar
“Silence is not silent. Silence speaks. It speaks most eloquently. Silence is not still. Silence leads. It leads most perfectly.”— Sri Chinmoy
“Do your best and then relax. Let things go on in a natural way, rather than force them.”— Paramahansa Yogananda
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”— Maya Angelou.
“It is through your body that you realize you are a spark of divinity.”― B.K.S. Iyengar
“Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible.”― Bob Harper
“The body is your temple. Keep it pure and clean for the soul to reside in.”—B.K.S Iyengar
“If your spine is inflexibly stiff at 30, you are old. If it is completely flexible at 60, you are young.”— Joseph Pilates.
“Listen to silence; it has so much to say.”— Rumi
“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.”— Rodney Yee .
“In the morning, I practice 15 minutes of yoga.”— Vivienne Westwood
“He shining, everything shines through him.”— Bhagavad Gita
“Every morning I stand on my head and do a yoga workout.”— Mick Rock
“Meditation is not what you think it is. It’s a method of accessing unerring wisdom from the superconscious mind so you can experience a happy, healthy and creatively rewarding life.”— Leonard Perlmutter.
“True meditation is about being fully present with everything that is including discomfort and challenges. It is not an escape from life.”― Craig Hamilton
“Yoga is about clearing away whatever is in us that prevents our living in the most full and whole way. With yoga, we become aware of how and where we are restricted — in body, mind, and heart — and how gradually to open and release these blockages. As these blockages are cleared, our energy is freed. We start to feel more harmonious, more at one with ourselves. Our lives begin to flow — or we begin to flow more in our lives.”— Cybele Tomlinson
“Yoga is difficult for the one whose mind is not subdued.”— Bhagavad Gita
“When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.”— B.K.S. Iyengar.
“When you own your breath, nobody can steal your peace.”— Unknown.
“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love”– Marcus Aurelius
More Yoga Quotes for Inspiration and Motivation.
“Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is.”— Richard Freeman.
“Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work.”— Thich Nhat Hanh
“Yoga is the space where flower blossoms.”— Amit Ray
“Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body.”—Tara Fraser.
“Yoga doesn’t ask you to be more than you are. But it does ask you to be all that you are.”— Bryan Kest.
“When you inhale, you are taking the strength from God. · “Yoga is difficult for the one whose mind is not subdued.”— Bhagavad Gita ·
“Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.”― B.K.S. Iyengar
“The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships.”― T.K.V. Desikachar
“I was looking for someone to inspire me, motivate me, support me, keep me focused; someone who would effectively love me, cherish me, make me happy and then I realized that all along I was looking for myself.”― Alex
“Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.”— Amit Ray
“The quality of our breath expresses our inner feelings.”― T.K.V. Desikachar
“Don’t practice yoga to get better at yoga, practice yoga to get better at living.”— Unknown
“Yoga is a method to come to a nondreaming mind. Yoga is the science to be in the here and now.”— Osho.
“Balancing in yoga and life is a reflection of our inner state. Can we dance with change? Can we fall and try again with playfulness? Do we have the focus, skill, and attunement to find the still point within it all?”— Shiva Rea
“Yoga is the fountain of youth…You are only as young as your spine is flexible”— Bob Harper
“The ultimate goal of yoga is to always observe things accurately, and therefore never act in a way that will make us regret our actions later.”― T.K.V. Desikachar
“The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body.”— Jason Crandell
More Best Yoga Quotes
“Yoga is bringing fitness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life.”― Amit Ray
“Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel”— Kevin Trudeau.
“Surya Namaskar: The best way to start your day and have it end with a happy feeling. ”— Unknown.
“Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention.”― Kino MacGregor.
“The soul is here for its own joy.”― Rumi
“Yoga is almost like music in a way; there’s no end to it.”— Sting
“Yoga is not an ancient myth buried in oblivion. It is the most valuable inheritance of the present. It is the essential need of today and the culture of tomorrow.”— Satyananda Saraswati
“Yoga is possible for anybody who really wants it. Yoga is universal…. But don’t approach yoga with a business mind looking for worldly gain.”― Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
“Although Yoga Is Supposedly Noncompetitive, I Can’t Help That My Alpha Nature Requires That I Go For The Hardest Variation Of Every Pose, Always Pushing My Limits As Far As Possible.”— Edward Vilga
“Anybody can breathe; therefore, anybody can practice yoga.”— T. K. V. Desikachar
“Yoga has spread harmony between man and nature. It is a holistic approach to health and wellbeing.”— Narendra Modi
“The best thing you could do is master the chaos in you. You are not thrown into the fire, you are the fire.”― Mama Indigo
“Commercialized forms must stay true to traditional yoga, noting that it was important to realize yoga as a long-term approach to enhancing health.”— Durga Prasad Bhattarai
“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”— B.K.S. Iyengar.
“Yoga means to encounter the reality as it is.”— Osho.
“Become friends with happiness and health with yoga and meditation.”— Unknown.
“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”— Etty Hillesum
“Yoga takes you into the present moment, the only place where life exists.”— Patañjali.
“Whether young or old, very old, sick or feeble, one can attain perfection in all the yogas by practising.”– Hatha Yoga Pradipika
“True yoga is not about the shape of your body, but the shape of your life. Yoga is not to be performed; yoga is to be lived. Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been; yoga cares about the person you are becoming. Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.”— Aadil Palkhivala.
“That’s bullshit right there. I should be waking up with my cock in her mouth not because I told her we’d do yoga this morning.”― Kendall Ryan
“Yoga is the best tool to help you change your mind about your body.”— Jamie Martin
Short Yoga Quotes
“Yoga is a skill in action.”— The Bhagavad Gita
“In the silence of the breath, is peace.”
“Every moment is a fresh beginning. ”— T.S. Eliot
“Yoga means to encounter the reality as it is.”— Osho
“Yoga: the best way to health and fitness.”
“Yoga is 99% waste removal”— T.K.V Desikachar
“Body is not stiff. Mind is stiff.”― Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois
“Yoga is the science of reality.”— Sushil Singh
“Breath is the king of mind.”— Sri.B.K.S.Iyengar
“Don’t just do something – sit there!.”— Unknown.
“Do your best and then relax.”— Paramahansa Yogananda
“Practice and all is coming.”— Sri.K.Pattabhi Jois
“Give this world good energy.”— Unknown
“What you think, you become.”— Buddha
“Yoga accepts. Yoga gives.”— April Vallei