Yoga Quotes

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Yoga Quotes and Quotations

A photographer gets people to pose for him. A yoga instructor gets people to pose for themselves. ~Terri Guillemets

All unimportant matters drop off you in ragdoll pose. Very few things are genuinely important. The Truth sways before you. ~Terri Guillemets

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

Asanas attune the body to meditation, just as a guitar is tuned before a performance. ~Author Unknown

Before you've practiced, the theory is useless. After you've practiced, the theory is obvious. ~David Williams

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. ~Author Unknown

By embracing your mother wound as your yoga, you transform what has been a hindrance in your life into a teacher of the heart. ~Phillip Moffitt

Chair pose is a defiance of spirit, showing how high you can reach even when you're forced down. ~Terri Guillemets

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

Corpse pose restores life. Dead parts of your being fall away, the ghosts are released. ~Terri Guillemets

Yoga Quotes and Quotations

For those wounded by civilization, yoga is the most healing salve. ~Terri Guillemets

Hatha is the sanctuary for those suffering every type of pain. It is the foundation for those practicing every type of Yoga. ~Svatmarama

I do yoga so that I can stay flexible enough to kick my own arse if necessary. ~Betsy Cañas Garmon

I tried yoga once but took off for the mall halfway through class, as I had a sudden craving for a soft pretzel and world peace. ~Terri Guillemets

I would like for people to realize that yoga is not about touching your toes. ~Gary Kraftsow

If I'm losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in yoga. ~Terri Guillemets

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

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

Mountain pose is an affirmation. You can conquer anything with your natural boldness and resolute strength. Only you can reach the peak of your success. ~Terri Guillemets

Mountain pose teaches us, literally, how to stand on our own two feet.... teaching us to root ourselves into the earth.... Our bodies become a connection between heaven and earth. ~Carol Krucoff

Yoga Quotes and Quotations

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

Practicing yoga during the day is a matter of keeping your eyes on the road and one ear turned toward the infinite. ~Erich Schiffmann

Sun salutations can energize and warm you, even on the darkest, coldest winter day. ~Carol Krucoff

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

The aim of yoga is to eliminate the control that material nature exerts over the human spirit, to rediscover through introspective practice what the poet T.S. Eliot called "the still point of the turning world." ~Barbara Stoler Miller

The asanas are useful maps to explore yourself, but they are not the territory. ~Donna Farhi

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

The harmonizing of opposing forces is a key aspect of yoga — hot energy is united with cool energy, strong with soft, and masculine with feminine. ~Tara Fraser

The last time I opened my chakra so I could feel my peace, I got thrown right out of the pub. ~Terri Guillemets

The practice of Yoga brings us face to face with the extraordinary complexity of our own being. ~Sri Aurobindo

Yoga Quotes and Quotations

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

The yoga mat is a good place to turn when talk therapy and antidepressants aren't enough. ~Amy Weintraub

The yogi will tell you that you feel and look as young as your spine is elastic. ~Richard Hittleman

Tree pose grows confidence. ~Terri Guillemets

Vogue and Self are putting out the message of yoginis as buff and perfect. If you start doing yoga for those reasons, fine. Most people get beyond that and see that it's much, much more. ~Patricia Walden

Warrior pose battles inner weakness and wins focus. You see that there is no war within you. You're on your own side, and you are your own strength. ~Terri Guillemets

What we're trying to do in yoga is to create a union, and so to deepen a yoga pose is to actually increase the union of the pose, not necessarily put your leg around your head. ~Rodney Yee

When asked what gift he wanted for his birthday, the yogi replied: "I wish no gifts, only presence." ~Author Unknown

When this body has been so magnificently and artistically created by God, it is only fitting that we should maintain it in good health and harmony by the most excellent and artistic science of Yoga. ~Geeta Iyengar

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

Yoga Quotes and Quotations

While doing yoga we are more ourselves, and more than ourselves. ~Valerie Jeremijenko

Without proper breathing, the yoga postures are nothing more than calisthenics. ~Rachel Schaeffer

Yoga accepts. Yoga gives. ~Terri Guillemets

Yoga doesn't take time, it gives time. ~Ganga White

Yoga has a sly, clever way of short-circuiting the mental patterns that cause anxiety. ~Baxter Bell

Yoga in Mayfair or Fifth Avenue, or in any other place which is on the telephone, is a spiritual fake. ~Carl Jung

Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory. ~K. Pattabhi Jois

Yoga is bodily gospel. ~Reaven Fields

Yoga is difficult for the one whose mind is not subdued. ~Bhagavad Gita

Yoga is essentially a practice for your soul, working through the medium of your body. ~Tara Fraser

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Yoga is not about self-improvement, it's about self-acceptance. ~Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa

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. ~K. Pattabhi Jois

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

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

Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind. ~Patañjali

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

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

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