87+ Best Yoga Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Yoga often rests your soul and makes you happy. In addition to health benefits, you may feel less stressed and more relaxed after doing some yoga. Best part is that just about everyone can do it. Inspirational yoga quotes will enhance your mind, body, and spirit, add serenity to your life and make it more awesome.

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Yoga Quotes

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results, because there follows immediate peace — Bhagavad Gita

Let your practice be a celebration of life — Seido lee deBarros

Learning to be present with yourself and to abide in that which is steady and comfortable does not allow space for self-judgment. When you live this way, you are practicing yoga: you are living fully. ― Judith Hanson Lasater, Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths. — Etty Hittlesum

Yoga begins with listening. When we listen, we are giving space to what is. — Richard Freeman

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 began with the first person wanting to be healthy and happy all the time. — Sri Swami Satchidananda

Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul. — Amit Ray

I had discovered something; there was a pleasure in becoming something new. You could will yourself into a fresh shape. Now all I had to do was figure out how to do it out there, in my life. ― Claire Dederer, Poser: My Life in Twenty three Yoga Poses

Most people have no idea how good their body is designed to feel. — Kevin Trudeau

No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation — Walter Bagehot

Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame. — B.K.S. Iyengar

If we practice yoga long enough, the practice changes to suit our needs. It’s important to acknowledge that the practice isn’t meant to be one practice for everybody. The beautiful thing about yoga is that there are so many different approaches. As we go through our life cycles, hopefully we are able to find a practice that suits us. And if you practice yoga long enough, that will change many times. What exactly that looks like is going to be different for each person. ― Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine

You either get bitter or get better. It’s that simple. You either take what has been dealt to you and allow it to make you a better person, or you allow it to tear you down. The choice does not belong to fate, it belongs to you. — Josh Shipp

Breathe Through the Pain, It Always Gets Easier with Time. — Dashama Konah Gordon

The body benefits from movement, and the mind benefits from stillness. — Sakyong Mipham

Wisdom is knowing we are all One. Love is what it feels like and Compassion is what it acts like. — Ethan Walker III

Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself. — Paramahansa Yogananda

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. — B.K.S. Iyengar

In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you. — Deepak Chopra

In truth, yoga doesn’t take time it gives time. — Ganga White

Treat your soul with care. It is your bosom friend. Feed and nurture it with love. — Ashourina Yalda

If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself. — Becca Lee

When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place. — Bhagavad Gita

The very heart of yoga practice is ‘abyhasa’ — steady effort in the direction you want to go. — Sally Kempton

One succeeds in all Yogas through energetic practice—even if one is young, old, very old, sick, or weak. — Svatmarama

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

To perform every action artfully is yoga. — Swami Kripalu

The ultimate essence of yoga is the contact and the union between the individual consciousness and the divine consciousness. — Raphael, Essence

You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible. — Deepak Chopra

Yoga is invigoration in relaxation, freedom in routine, confidence through self — control, energy within and energy without. — Ymber Delecto

My biggest struggles have been my biggest teachers. — Kathryn Budig

Yoga begins right where I am not where I was yesterday or where I long to be. — Linda Sparrowe

The nature of yoga is to shine the light of awareness into the darkest corners of the body. — Jason Crandell

Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. — Jason Crandell

Meditation is such a more substantial reality than what we normally take to be reality. — Richard Gere

Yoga does not transform the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees. — B.K.S. Iyengar

Through the practices of yoga, we discover that concern for the happiness and well being of others, including animals, must be an essential part of our own quest for happiness and well being. The fork can be a powerful weapon of mass destruction or a tool to create peace on Earth. — Sharon Gannon

Change only happens in the present moment. The past is already done. The future is just energy and intention. ― Kino MacGregor

When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others. — Peace Pilgrim

That’s exactly how it is in yoga. The places where you have the most resistance are actually the places that are going to be the areas of the greatest liberation. — Rodney Yee

Tree pose grows confidence. It roots me to this world. — Terri Guillemets

Meditation is defined by not just the mode of thinking, but also the object of thought — Chaitanya Charan Das

Change is not only inevitable, but always happening. When you truly embrace this concept of change being constant, the only thing left to do is grow, detach, venture inwards, touch the spirit and find your source the one responsible for keeping you grounded through the ever changing seasons of life. — Julie Weiland

In asana practice we learn to cherish each breath, to cherish every cell in our bodies. The time we spend on the mat is love in action — Rolf Gates

Take a Tree Pose in your life. — Kathryn E. Livingston

Pain and Happiness are the coverings over reality — Yogi Vini

I bend so I don’t break. — Anonymous

Happiness is a state of inner fulfillment. — Matthieu Ricard

I think it’s interesting that the opposite of being active in yoga is not being passive. It’s being receptive. — Cyndi Lee

Yoga is the fountain of youth. You’re only as young as your spine is flexible. — Bob Harper

Yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self. — The Bhagavad Gita

Yoga exists in the world because everything is linked. — Desikashar

Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal bliss and supreme joy in the end. — Swami Sivananda

Paths are many, Truth is ONE! — Swami Satchitananda

You cannot control anything except your thoughts. With yoga, you do not control yourself but you harmonize with nature. — Debasish Mridha

Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move. — Osho

A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves. — T. Guillemets

It doesn’t matter how deep into a posture you go, what matters is who you are when you get there. — Max Strom

Yoga is a light, which once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame. — B.K.S. Iyengar

A mind free from all disturbances is Yoga — Patanjali

Mindful meditation has been discovered to foster the ability to inhibit those very quick emotional impulses. — Daniel Goleman

I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul. — Rumi

Meditation is a way for nourishing and blossoming the divinity within you. — Amit Ray

When you live your life with an appreciation of coincidences and their meanings, you connect with the underlying field of infinite possibilities. — Deepak Chopra.

Meditation is the soul’s perspective glass. — Owen Feltham

The beauty is that people often come here for the stretch, and leave with a lot more — Liza Ciano

You are the sky, everything else is just the weather. — Pema Chodron

Worries are pointless. If there’s a solution, there’s no need to worry. If no solution exists, there’s no point to worry. — Matthieu Ricard

Concentrating on poses clears the mind, while focusing on the breath helps the body shift out of fight or flight mode. — Melanie Haiken

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

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

Yoga is the space where flower blossoms. — Amit Ray

Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success. — Svatmarama

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

Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God. — Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality. — Erich Schiffman

Yoga takes us to the present moment, the only place where life exists. — Ellen Brenneman

Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past, or a pioneer of the future. — Deepak Chopra

In our uniquely human capacity of connect movement with breath and spiritual meaning, yoga is born. — Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

Enlightenment comes when you understand the language of heart the language of tree, birds and the nature. — Amit Ray

REAL Peace is always unshakable… Bliss is unchanged by gain or loss. — Yogi Bhajan

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love. — Gandhi

You cannot do yoga. Yoga is your natural state. What you can do are yoga exercises, which may reveal to you where you are resisting your natural state. — Sharon Gannon

The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind. — Rodney Yee

Be present and aware of the privilege of living. — Ann Marie Frohoff

If you choose to see everything as a miracle, then where you are right now is perfect. There is nowhere to run to; there is nothing else to do except be in this moment and allow what is to be. From that place of radical acceptance, major change can happen. The first step in any transformational experience is acceptance and surrender to the present moment, the way that it is. From that place we have the awareness, humility and power to change what is. — Mastin Kipp

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